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H.R. 5925 (115th): CRISIS Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 5925 authorizes appropriations for the operations of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and changes the Office’s name to the Office of National Drug Control. The legislation authorizes programs administered by the Office through 2023, including the High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas program, the Drug-Free Communities program, and the Education and Public Awareness Campaign for Emerging Drug Threats.

H.R. 5925 codifies prior authorizing legislation into a positive law chapter in title 31, United States Code. Specifically, the bill maintains the requirement for the Office to develop a National Drug Control Strategy and implements key recommendations of the President’s Opioid Commission. The bill directs the overhaul of the contents and timing of the Strategy to improve strategic focus, reduce administrative burden, and allow for continuity of mission during transition …

Sponsor and status

Trey Gowdy

Sponsor. Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2018
Length: 164 pages
May 23, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 20, 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).


3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Reps. Raskin, Mitchell, Rothfus Working to Track Opioid Crisis Efforts
    — Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD8] on May 31, 2018

Cramer supports passage of legislation addressing overdose prevention
    — Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND] on Jun 20, 2018

Rothfus Urges the Administration to Designate Parts of Western Pennsylvania as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area
    — Rep. Keith Rothfus [R-PA12, 2013-2018] on Aug 2, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 5925 will add $1.7 billion in new spending through 2023.


May 23, 2018

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May 23, 2018
Ordered Reported

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Jun 20, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jun 20, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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H.R. 5925 (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. 5925. 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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