To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the distribution of additional residency positions to help combat the opioid crisis.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 1, 2019
Length: 11 pages
What legislators are saying
“Kuster, Schneider, Brooks, Stefanik Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Train More Doctors to Combat Opioid Epidemic”
— Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH2] (Co-sponsor) on May 2, 2019
“Brooks supports bill to train more doctors in treating opioid-addicted patients”
— Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5, 2013-2020] (Co-sponsor) on May 6, 2019
May 1, 2019
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H.R. 2439 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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