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
Sponsor. Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 23, 2018
Length: 5 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 17, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
7 Cosponsors (5 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Greg Walden on combating the opioid crisis: Our communities are counting on us to deliver on solutions”
— Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2, 1999-2020] (Co-sponsor) on May 21, 2018
“Latta: E&C Committee Providing Real Solutions to the Opioid Crisis”
— Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5] on May 17, 2018
“McCaul Touts Comprehensive Package to Combat Opioid Crisis”
— Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10] on Jun 22, 2018
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What stakeholders are saying
Apr 23, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 17, 2018
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
H.R. 5580 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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