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H.R. 5806 (115th): 21st Century Tools for Pain and Addiction Treatment Act

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To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance with respect to the expedited approval of certain drugs, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Michael Burgess

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 15, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

May 15, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 6: SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 24, 2018. (compare text)

History

May 15, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 5806 (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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