H.R.5242: Opioid Settlement Accountability Act

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Opioid Settlement Accountability Act This bill establishes certain requirements with respect to the disposition of funds received by states from litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors. Specifically, the bill requires states to use such funds to address opioid use, such as through (1) opioid prevention and treatment services, (2) health care practitioner training, (3) first responder equipment, and (4) social support...

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Date Description
Nov. 22, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Nov. 21, 2019
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Nov. 21, 2019

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

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