About the bill
H.R. 5587 enhances the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act’s Building Communities of Recovery Program and authorizes the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award grants to peer support specialist organizations for the development and expansion of recovery services. Grants shall be awarded to nonprofit organizations that support community-based, peer delivered support, including technical support for the establishment of recovery community organizations, independent, nonprofit groups led by people in recovery and their families.
The Building Communities of Recovery Program mobilizes resources within and outside of the recovery ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 13, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Apr 23, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 12, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
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.
Jun 12, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 5587 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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