A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and expand a program of surveillance and education, carried out by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, regarding infections associated with injection drug use.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Indiana. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 20, 2018
Length: 4 pages
What legislators are saying
“Senator Markey Praises Passage of Legislation to Help Respond to Opioid Overdose Crisis”
— Sen. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 3, 2018
Mar 20, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 12, 2018
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5353 (115th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 2579 (115th).
S. 2579 (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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