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S. 1850 (115th): Protecting Jessica Grubb’s Legacy Act

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A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to protect the confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records.

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Sponsor and status

Joe Manchin III

Sponsor. Senator for West Virginia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Sep 25, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 25, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Manchin again secures triple the funding for west virginia to fight the opioid crisis
    — Sen. Joe Manchin [D-WV] (Sponsor) on Sep 17, 2018

Capito, Manchin Urge Opioid Commission to Include Legacy Act in Final Report
    — Sen. Shelley Capito [R-WV] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 18, 2017

Manchin and capito urge opioid commission include legacy act in final report
    — Sen. Joe Manchin [D-WV] (Sponsor) on Oct 18, 2017

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Sep 25, 2017

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

S. 1850 (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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