About This Bill
- This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress
- This bill is primarily about health
- Introduced March 6, 2018
- Latest Major Action June 13, 2018
18 (6 Democrats, 12 Republicans)
- Mike Doyle (D-Pa.)
- Ro Khanna (D-Calif.)
- Andy Barr (R-Ky.)
- Barbara Comstock (R-Va.)
- Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.)
- Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.)
- Brad Schneider (D-Ill.)
- Greg Walden (R-Ore.)
- Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.)
- Bill Posey (R-Fla.)
- Donald W. Norcross (D-N.J.)
- Yvette D. Clarke (D-N.Y.)
- John Faso (R-N.Y.)
- Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.)
- Rodney Davis (R-Ill.)
- Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.)
- French Hill (R-Ark.)
- Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.)
Preventing Overdoses While in Emergency Rooms Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program to: (1) develop protocols for discharging patients who are treated for a drug overdose, and (2) enhance the integration and coordination of postdischarge care and treatment options for individuals with a substance use disorder.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Voice Vote in the House
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5047-5049)
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5176.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Introduced in the House by David McKinley (R-W.Va.)