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H.Con.Res. 42: Expressing the sense of Congress that governmental entities should use a portion of the proceeds from litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors to increase participation in drug take back programs and for the safe disposal of collected, unused medicines.

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David McKinley

Sponsor. Representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2021
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jul 21, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Jul 21, 2021

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 21, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)

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History

Jul 21, 2021
 
Introduced

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H.Con.Res. 42 is a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.

A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Con.Res. 42. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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