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S. 2680 (115th): Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018

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A bill to address the opioid crisis.

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Sponsor and status

Lamar Alexander

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Tennessee. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 7, 2018
Length: 318 pages
Introduced
Apr 16, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 24, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 6: SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 24, 2018. (compare text)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Full Committee Hearing: The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018
    — Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN] (Sponsor) on Apr 24, 2018

Casey Opioid Bills Clear Key Committee Vote
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 24, 2018

Kuster Statement on Signing of Comprehensive Opioid Legislation
    — Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH2] on Oct 24, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 2680 will add $7.1 billion in new spending through 2023.

History

Apr 16, 2018
 
Introduced

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

Apr 24, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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S. 2680 (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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