About the bill
H.R. 6902 amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to reauthorize the comprehensive opioid abuse grant program through 2023.
The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) of 2016 authorized the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP). The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), U.S. Department of Justice, administers COAP.
The purpose of this program is to provide grants and technical assistance to support state, local, and tribal governments in effectively responding to the opioid epidemic. Grant programs are designed to strengthen law enforcement and community responses to the opioid epidemic in an effort to reduce opioid misuse and the number of overdose fatalities. Moreover, grant programs are also aimed at providing support for and expanding diversion and alternative to incarceration programs for low-level, non-violent offenders.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 14, 2018
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
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.
What legislators are saying
“Now Law: Rothfus Bipartisan Initiatives to Combat the Opioid Crisis”
— Rep. Keith Rothfus [R-PA12, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Oct 24, 2018
Jun 7, 2018
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. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 6029 (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. 6029. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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