A bill to improve Department of Transportation controlled substances and alcohol testing, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for South Dakota. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 27, 2018
Length: 20 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 22, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Multiple Thune-Authored Provisions Included in Crucial Legislation to Combat Opioid Crisis”
— Sen. John Thune [R-SD] (Sponsor) on Sep 17, 2018
What stakeholders are saying
May 15, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 22, 2018
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jun 27, 2018
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
S. 2848 (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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