About the bill
President Trump’s nominee for drug czar was withdrawn last week, after an investigative report highlighted his leadership in passing a law at the behest of drug companies to weaken drug enforcement. Now there’s a push to repeal that original law.
The original law
When Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA10) was nominated in early September by Trump to lead the Office of National Drug Control, the fourth-term Pennsylvania Republican remained relatively anonymous even after his nomination was announced.
That all changed on October 15, when a joint investigation from 60 ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Missouri. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 16, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on October 16, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Manchin Applauds President Trump's Plan to End the Opioid Epidemic”
— Sen. Joe Manchin [D-WV] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 19, 2018
Oct 16, 2017
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S. 1960 (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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A bill to repeal the amendments made to the Controlled Substances Act by the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016, S. 1960, 115th Cong. (2017).
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