S.957: DUMP Opioids Act

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This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to designate periods during which any individual may dispose of controlled substances medications at VA medical facilities with an on-site pharmacy or a physical location dedicated for law enforcement purposes. The bill also authorizes the VA to carry out public information campaigns regarding the designated disposal periods.

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There are 4 statements associated with S.957.

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Date Description
July 28, 2021
Presented to President.
July 27, 2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 424 - 0 (Roll no. 224).
July 27, 2021
Considered as unfinished business.
July 27, 2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 27, 2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 424 - 0 (Roll no. 224). (text: 07/26/2021 CR H3883)
July 27, 2021
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3931-3932)
July 26, 2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3883-3884; text: CR H3883)
July 26, 2021
Considered under suspension of the rules.
July 26, 2021
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.
July 26, 2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 957.
July 26, 2021
Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
July 26, 2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3883-3884)
April 26, 2021
Held at the desk.
April 26, 2021
Received in the House.
April 22, 2021

Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

April 22, 2021
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
April 22, 2021

Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S2153)

April 22, 2021
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S2152-2153)
April 22, 2021
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
April 22, 2021

Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.

March 24, 2021
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
March 24, 2021

Introduced in the Senate by John Kennedy (R-La.)

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