A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide coordinated care to patients who have experienced a non-fatal overdose after emergency department discharge, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for West Virginia. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 22, 2018
Length: 8 pages
Mar 22, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 22, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 22, 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. 5176 (115th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 2610 (115th).
S. 2610 (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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