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S. 2789 (115th): Substance Abuse Prevention Act of 2018

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A bill to prevent substance abuse and reduce demand for illicit narcotics.

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Sponsor and status

John Cornyn

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Texas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2018
Length: 34 pages
Apr 26, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

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)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Opioid Crisis-Fighting Measures from Senate Judiciary Committee Become Law
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 25, 2018

Anti-Opioid Abuse Package Passes the Senate
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 18, 2018

12 Bills to Combat Opioid Abuse
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 18, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates S. 2789 will add $3.4 billion in new spending through 2023.
Students for Opioid Solutions


Apr 26, 2018

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

May 17, 2018
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 24, 2018
Ordered Reported

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S. 2789 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2789. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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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