H.RES.268: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the trafficking of illicit fentanyl into the United States from Mexico and China.

About This Bill

  • Introduced April 6, 2017
  • Latest Major Action May 18, 2017

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Bill Summary

Expresses the sense of the Senate that: the use of illicit fentanyl in the United States and the resulting overdose deaths are a public health crisis; the trafficking of illicit fentanyl into the United States, especially by transnational criminal organizations, is a problem that requires close cooperation between the U.S. government and the governments of Mexico and China; and all three such countries have a shared interest in, and...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 18, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.
May 18, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.
April 21, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
April 7, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 6, 2017
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
April 6, 2017
Referred to House Judiciary
April 6, 2017
Referred to House Foreign Affairs
April 6, 2017
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
April 6, 2017

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

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