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H.R. 5796 (115th): Responsible Education Achieves Care and Healthy Outcomes for Users’ Treatment Act of 2018

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To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide grants for eligible entities to provide technical assistance to outlier prescribers of opioids, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Brian Fitzpatrick

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2018
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
May 15, 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 19, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

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What legislators are saying

Fitzpatrick Opioid Legislation Signed into Law
    — Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA1] (Sponsor) on Oct 24, 2018

Curbelo Welcomes Historic Legislation to Combat Opioid Crisis Being Signed into Law
    — Rep. Carlos Curbelo [R-FL26, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 24, 2018

Cramer: house pushes for opioid reform
    — Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND] on Jun 20, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 5796 will add $100 million in new spending through 2028.

History

May 15, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 12, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Jun 19, 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. 5796 (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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