H.R.5655: Addiction Prevention and Responsible Opioid Practices Act

About This Bill

Bill Summary

Addiction Prevention and Responsible Opioid Practices Act This bill addresses prescription opioid misuse. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must: (1) seek recommendations concerning opioid drugs from an FDA advisory committee relating to the approval of a new drug that is an opioid, and the labeling of opioid drugs for pediatric prescriptions; (2) develop recommendations for education programs for prescribers of opioids; and (3) issue...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 20, 2016
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
July 20, 2016
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
July 7, 2016
Referred to House Education and the Workforce
July 7, 2016
Referred to House Ways and Means
July 7, 2016
Referred to House Judiciary
July 7, 2016
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
July 7, 2016

Introduced in the House by Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.)

Close Comment Creative Commons Donate Email Facebook Mobile Phone Podcast Print Google News logo Google_NewsInitiative_Lockup_FullColor RSS Search Search Twitter WhatsApp Resolving differences Check Building Arrow right Info circle Oops OOPS Pencil File text Bars Search Close Cogs Filter Compare Revolving Door Info card Activity Member menu Globe Document External link Quote News Calendar No Vote
Current site Current page