H.R.5294: Treating Barriers to Prosperity Act of 2018

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced March 15, 2018
  • Latest Major Action June 14, 2018

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

Treating Barriers to Prosperity Act of 2018 This bill allows the Appalachian Regional Commission to support projects and activities addressing drug abuse, including opioid abuse. Such projects and activities may include those that: facilitate the sharing of best practices among states, counties, and other experts in the region with respect to reducing drug abuse; initiate or expand programs designed to eliminate or reduce the harm to the...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 8 statements associated with H.R.5294.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 14
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
June 13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 13

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5115-5116)

June 13
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5294.
June 13
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5115-5117)
June 13
Mr. Barletta moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
June 12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 583.
June 12
Reported by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 115-749.
April 12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
April 12
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 12
Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Discharged.
March 16
Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
March 15
Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
March 15

Introduced in the House by Lou Barletta (R-Pa.)

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