H.R.5009: Jessie's Law

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Feb. 13, 2018
  • Latest Major Action June 13, 2018

Bill Summary

Jessie's Law This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop and disseminate best practices for health care providers and state agencies regarding the display of a patient's history of opioid addiction in the patient's medical records.  In doing so, HHS must identify: (1) the circumstances under which information provided by a patient to a health care provider should, upon patient request, be displayed in the...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 18 statements associated with H.R.5009.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 13
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
June 12
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5042-5043)
June 12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 12
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
June 12
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5009.
June 12
Considered under suspension of the rules.
June 12
Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
June 12

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5042)

May 9
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
May 9
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 25
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Unanimous Consent .
Feb. 16
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 13
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Feb. 13

Introduced in the House by Tim Walberg (R-Mich.)

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