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H.R. 5891 (115th): Improving the Federal Response to Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 5891 establishes an interagency task force to develop a strategy on how federal agencies can implement a coordinated approach to responding to the opioid epidemic, with a particular focus on the existing programs that support infants, children, and their families. The task force will be led by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and will include the Departments of Education, Agriculture, and Labor. Additionally, the task force will solicit input from local entities and individuals on the frontlines in order to inform the aforementioned strategy.

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Glenn Grothman

Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 14, 2018
Length: 9 pages
Introduced
May 21, 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 13, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

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History

May 21, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 13, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 5891 (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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