To amend the Public Health Service Act to protect the confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 12, 2018
Length: 14 pages
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] (Co-sponsor) on May 21, 2018
“Mullin Statement on Passage of Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act”
— Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK2] (Co-sponsor) on May 17, 2018
What stakeholders are saying
May 15, 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
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
Apr 3, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2062.
H.R. 5795 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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