H.R.5176: Preventing Overdoses While in Emergency Rooms Act of 2018

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

Bill Summary

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

There are 13 statements associated with H.R.5176.

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

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5047-5048)

June 12
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5047-5049)
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. 5176.
June 12
Considered under suspension of the rules.
June 12
Mr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
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 (Amended) by Voice Vote .
April 25
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 9
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 6
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
March 6

Introduced in the House by David McKinley (R-W.Va.)

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