S.2796: Rural Opioid Abuse Prevention Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Sept. 22, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 20, 2022

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Bill Summary

Rural Opioid Abuse Prevention Act This bill expands the allowable uses of grant funds under the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program administered by the Department of Justice. Specifically, the bill allows grants to be used for pilot programs for rural areas to implement community response programs that focus on reducing opioid overdose deaths, which may include presenting alternatives to incarceration.

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 3 statements associated with S.2796.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 16, 2022
Presented to President.
Dec. 6, 2022
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 408 - 11 (Roll no. 509).
Dec. 6, 2022
Considered as unfinished business.
Dec. 6, 2022
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 408 - 11 (Roll no. 509). (text: 12/05/2022 CR H8745)
Dec. 6, 2022
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H8771-8773; H8778)
Dec. 6, 2022
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 5, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Dec. 5, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8745-8750; text: CR H8745)
Dec. 5, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8745-8750)
Dec. 5, 2022
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Dec. 5, 2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 2796.
Dec. 5, 2022
Ms. Jackson Lee moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Dec. 9, 2021
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 9, 2021
Held at the desk.
Dec. 9, 2021
Received in the House.
Dec. 8, 2021

Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

Dec. 8, 2021
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Dec. 8, 2021

Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.

Dec. 8, 2021

Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S9041)

Dec. 8, 2021
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S9041)
Sept. 22, 2021
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Sept. 22, 2021

Introduced in the Senate by Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.)

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