About This Bill
- This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress
- This bill is primarily about health
- Introduced March 7, 2018
- Latest Major Action June 13, 2018
24 (10 Democrats, 14 Republicans)
- David McKinley (R-W.Va.)
- Diana DeGette (D-Colo.)
- Scott Tipton (R-Colo.)
- Ro Khanna (D-Calif.)
- Andy Barr (R-Ky.)
- Ron Kind (D-Wis.)
- Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.)
- Bruce Poliquin (R-Maine)
- Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.)
- Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.)
- Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.)
- Greg Walden (R-Ore.)
- Daniel M. Donovan (R-N.Y.)
- Steve Stivers (R-Ohio)
- Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.)
- Yvette D. Clarke (D-N.Y.)
- Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Wash.)
- Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.)
- Jamie Raskin (D-Md.)
- John Faso (R-N.Y.)
- French Hill (R-Ark.)
- Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.)
- Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.)
- Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.)
Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO) in the Emergency Department Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to carry out a three-year demonstration program awarding grants to hospitals and emergency departments to develop, implement, enhance, or study alternative pain management protocols and treatments that promote limited use of opioids in emergency departments.
(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 H5067-5069)
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. 5197.
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 Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-N.J.)