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H.R. 5580: STOP Fentanyl Deaths Act of 2018

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To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct programs to address the usage of illicit drugs, particularly fentanyl, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Ann Kuster

Sponsor. Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2018
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

Apr 23, 2018

Status:

Ordered Reported on May 17, 2018

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 17, 2018.

Prognosis:

32% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 5580 will add $120 million in new spending through 2028.

History

Apr 23, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5580 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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