To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide grants for eligible entities to provide technical assistance to outlier prescribers of opioids.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 20, 2018
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
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.
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).
5 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
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
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.
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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5796. 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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