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H.R. 3153: EFFORT Act

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To direct the Director of the National Science Foundation to support research on opioid addiction, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jennifer Wexton

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Jun 6, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 23, 2019

This bill passed in the House on July 23, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
21% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Wexton Bill to Expand Opioid Research Passes Out of Committee
    — Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA10] (Sponsor) on Jun 20, 2019

Jenniffer Gonzlez lidera junto a NASA y el Caucus de Asuntos de la Mujer del Congreso evento para Promover el Programa Artemisa
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 12, 2019

My Votes – Week of July 22
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Jul 26, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 3153 will be negligible.

History

Jun 6, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jun 20, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

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

Jun 27, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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. The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

Jul 23, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 13, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3153 is 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.

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