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H.R. 5782 (115th): Opioid Crisis Accountability Act of 2018

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To hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for illegal marketing and distribution of opioid products and for their role in creating and exacerbating the opioid epidemic in the United States.

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Sponsor and status

Tulsi Gabbard

Sponsor. Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 11, 2018
Length: 16 pages
Introduced
May 11, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 11, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Reps. Tulsi Gabbard, Colleen Hanabusa Vote to Keep the Government Open, Strengthen Missile Defense, Fund Opioid Abuse Treatment, Support Community Health Centers in Funding Bill
    — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2] (Sponsor) on Sep 27, 2018

Reps. Tulsi Gabbard, Colleen Hanabusa Vote to Keep the Government Open, Strengthen Missile Defense, Fund Opioid Abuse Treatment, Support Community Health Centers in Funding Bill
    — Rep. Colleen Hanabusa [D-HI1, 2016-2018] on Sep 27, 2018

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Votes to Help Fight Opioid Crisis, Calls to Hold Big Pharma Accountable
    — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2] (Sponsor) on Jun 22, 2018

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History

May 11, 2018
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5782 (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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