A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a demonstration program to test alternative pain management protocols to limit the use of opioids in emergency departments.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 7, 2018
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on March 7, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“House Passes Pascrell Alternatives to Opioids Legislation”
— Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ9] on Jun 12, 2018
Mar 7, 2018
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Jun 12, 2018
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5197 (115th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 2516 (115th).
S. 2516 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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