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S. 2909 (115th): Assessing Barriers to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Act

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A bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to study and report on State Medicaid agencies' options related to the distribution of substance use disorder treatment medications under the Medicaid program.

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Sponsor and status

Dean Heller

Sponsor. Senator for Nevada. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 22, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
May 22, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

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

This bill was incorporated into:

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

Heller Announces Over $2.2 Million Awarded to Nevada Organizations to Help Children who are Victims of the Opioid Crisis
    — Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Oct 30, 2018

President Signs Into Law Eight Heller Bills Aimed at Fighting Nevadas Opioid Crisis
    — Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Oct 24, 2018

Eight Heller Bills to Help Fight Nevadas Opioid Crisis Headed to the Presidents Desk
    — Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Oct 3, 2018

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History

May 22, 2018
 
Introduced

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S. 2909 (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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