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H.R. 5587 (115th): Peer Support Communities of Recovery Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

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 community to increase the prevalence and quality of long-term recovery support from substance abuse and addiction. These grants are intended to support the development, enhancement, expansion and delivery of recovery support services as well as promotion of and education about recovery. Programs …

Sponsor and status

Ben Luján

Sponsor. Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Apr 23, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
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.

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).

Cosponsors

5 Cosponsors (4 Republicans, 1 Democrat)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Three Lujn Bills to Combat Opioid Crisis Pass House
    — Sen. Ben Luján [D-NM] (Sponsor) on Jun 12, 2018

Greg Walden shepherds 25 bills through House of Representatives to combat nationwide opioid crisis
    — Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2, 1999-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 12, 2018

Cramer: house passes major legislation to combat the opioid crisis
    — Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND] on Jun 13, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 5587 will add $75 million in new spending through 2028.

History

Apr 23, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5587. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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