H.R.5892: To establish an Advisory Committee on Opioids and the Workplace to advise the Secretary of Labor on actions the Department of Labor can take to address the impact of opioid abuse on the workplace.

About This Bill

  • Introduced May 21, 2018
  • Latest Major Action June 14, 2018

Bill Summary

(Sec. 1) This bill establishes an Advisory Committee on Opioids and the Workplace to advise the Department of Labor on actions Labor can take to provide informational resources and best practices for addressing the impact of opioid abuse on the workplace and supporting workers abusing opioids. The advisory committee must report to Labor and Congress on successful programs and policies involving workplace resources and benefits, including...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 10 statements associated with H.R.5892.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 14
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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 H5129-5130)

June 13
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5892.
June 13
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5129-5131)
June 13
Mr. Lewis (MN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
May 21
Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
May 21

Introduced in the House by Jason Lewis (R-Minn.)

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