H.R. 6 - SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act

Health. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
Sponsor:
Summary:
To provide for opioid use disorder prevention, recovery, and treatment, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
10 proposed amendments. 6 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on October 3, 2018.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 98 voted NO: 1
1 voted present/not voting

SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act

H.R. 6 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
To provide for opioid use disorder prevention, recovery, and treatment, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To provide for opioid use disorder prevention, recovery, and treatment, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act
  • Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act
  • SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act
  • SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act
  • Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act
  • Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act
  • SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act
  • Abuse Deterrent Access Act of 2018
  • ACE Research Act
  • ACE Research Act
  • Advancing Cutting Edge Research Act
  • Advancing Cutting Edge Research Act
  • Advancing High Quality Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Medicare Act
  • Advancing High Quality Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Medicare Act
  • Alternatives to Opioids in the Emergency Department Act
  • Alternatives to Opioids in the Emergency Department Act
  • ALTO Act
  • Assisting States' Implementation of Plans of Safe Care Act
  • Assisting States’ Implementation of Plans of Safe Care Act
  • Better Pain Management Through Better Data Act of 2018
  • Better Pain Management Through Better Data Act of 2018
  • CHIP Mental Health Parity Act
  • CHIP Mental Health Parity Act
  • COACH Act of 2018
  • Combating Opioid Abuse for Care in Hospitals Act of 2018
  • Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act of 2018
  • Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act of 2018
  • CONNECTIONS Act
  • CONNECTIONS Act
  • Creating Opportunities that Necessitate New and Enhanced Connections That Improve Opioid Navigation Strategies Act of 2018
  • Creating Opportunities that Necessitate New and Enhanced Connections That Improve Opioid Navigation Strategies Act of 2018
  • Dr. Todd Graham Pain Management, Treatment, and Recovery Act of 2018
  • Eliminating Opioid Related Infectious Diseases Act of 2018
  • Eliminating Opioid Related Infectious Diseases Act of 2018
  • Empowering Pharmacists in the Fight Against Opioid Abuse Act
  • Empowering Pharmacists in the Fight Against Opioid Abuse Act
  • Ensuring Access to Quality Sober Living Act of 2018
  • Ensuring Access to Quality Sober Living Act of 2018
  • Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018
  • IMD CARE Act
  • Improving the Federal Response to Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder Act
  • Improving the Federal Response to Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder Act
  • Indexing Narcotics, Fentanyl, and Opioids Act of 2018
  • Individuals in Medicaid Deserve Care that is Appropriate and Responsible in its Execution Act
  • INFO Act
  • Jessie's Law
  • Medicaid IMD ADDITIONAL INFO Act
  • Medicaid IMD ADDITIONAL INFO Act
  • Medicaid Institutes for Mental Disease Are Decisive in Delivering Inpatient Treatment for Individuals but Opportunities for Needed Access are Limited without Information Needed about Facility Obligations Act
  • Medicaid Institutes for Mental Disease Are Decisive in Delivering Inpatient Treatment for Individuals but Opportunities for Needed Access are Limited without Information Needed about Facility Obligations Act
  • Medicaid PARTNERSHIP Act
  • Medicaid PARTNERSHIP Act
  • Medicaid Providers Are Required To Note Experiences in Record Systems to Help In-need Patients Act
  • Medicaid Providers Are Required To Note Experiences in Record Systems to Help In-need Patients Act
  • Medicaid Reentry Act
  • Medicaid Reentry Act
  • Medicare Opioid Safety Education Act of 2018
  • Medicare Opioid Safety Education Act of 2018
  • Opioid Addiction Action Plan Act
  • Opioid Addiction Action Plan Act
  • PASS Act of 2018
  • Peer Support Communities of Recovery Act
  • Peer Support Communities of Recovery Act
  • Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2018
  • Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2018
  • Preventing Addiction for Susceptible Seniors Act of 2018
  • Preventing Overdoses While in Emergency Rooms Act of 2018
  • Preventing Overdoses While in Emergency Rooms Act of 2018
  • PROPER Act of 2018
  • Providing Reliable Options for Patients and Educational Resources Act of 2018
  • REACH OUT Act of 2018
  • REACH OUT Act of 2018
  • Reauthorizing and Extending Grants for Recovery from Opioid Use Programs Act of 2018
  • Recognizing Early Childhood Trauma Related to Substance Abuse Act of 2018
  • Recognizing Early Childhood Trauma Related to Substance Abuse Act of 2018
  • REGROUP Act of 2018
  • Responsible Education Achieves Care and Healthy Outcomes for Users' Treatment Act of 2018
  • Responsible Education Achieves Care and Healthy Outcomes for Users’ Treatment Act of 2018
  • Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act
  • Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act
  • SCREEN Act
  • SCREEN Act
  • Securing Opioids and Unused Narcotics with Deliberate Disposal and Packaging Act of 2018
  • Securing Opioids and Unused Narcotics with Deliberate Disposal and Packaging Act of 2018
  • SENIOR Communities Protection Act
  • SENIOR Communities Protection Act of 2018
  • SITSA Act
  • SOUND Disposal and Packaging Act
  • SOUND Disposal and Packaging Act
  • Special Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act of 2018
  • Special Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act of 2018
  • STOP Act of 2018
  • Stop Counterfeit Drugs by Regulating and Enhancing Enforcement Now Act
  • Stop Counterfeit Drugs by Regulating and Enhancing Enforcement Now Act
  • Stop Excessive Narcotics in our Retirement Communities Protection Act
  • Stop Excessive Narcotics in our Retirement Communities Protection Act of 2018
  • Stop Illicit Drug Importation Act of 2018
  • Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues Act of 2017
  • Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues Act of 2017
  • Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Act of 2018
  • Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Act of 2018
  • Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act
  • Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act
  • Synthetic Drug Awareness Act of 2018
  • Synthetic Drug Awareness Act of 2018
  • Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2018
  • Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2018
  • TEACH to Combat Addiction Act of 2018
  • TEACH to Combat Addiction Act of 2018
  • THRIVE Act
  • THRIVE Act
  • Transitional Housing for Recovery in Viable Environments Demonstration Program Act
  • Transitional Housing for Recovery in Viable Environments Demonstration Program Act
  • Treating Barriers to Prosperity Act of 2018
  • Treating Barriers to Prosperity Act of 2018
  • Treatment, Education, and Community Help to Combat Addiction Act of 2018
  • Treatment, Education, and Community Help to Combat Addiction Act of 2018
  • Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018
  • Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018
  • Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018
  • Access to Increased Drug Disposal Act of 2018
  • Fighting Opioid Abuse in Transportation Act
  • HEAL Act of 2018
  • Helping to End Addiction and Lessen Substance Use Disorders Act of 2018
  • Opioid Addiction Recovery Fraud Prevention Act of 2018
  • Opioid Quota Reform Act
  • Preventing Drug Diversion Act of 2018
  • SALTS Act
  • STOP Act of 2018
  • Substance Abuse Prevention Act of 2018
  • Synthetic Abuse and Labeling of Toxic Substances Act of 2017
  • Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2018
  • Using Data to Prevent Opioid Diversion Act of 2018
  • Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act
  • SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act
  • Abuse Deterrent Access Act of 2018
  • Access to Increased Drug Disposal Act of 2018
  • Advancing High Quality Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Medicare Act
  • CHIP Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Act
  • COACH Act of 2018
  • Combating Opioid Abuse for Care in Hospitals Act of 2018
  • Dr. Todd Graham Pain Management, Treatment, and Recovery Act of 2018
  • Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act of 2018
  • Empowering Pharmacists in the Fight Against Opioid Abuse Act
  • Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018
  • Fighting Opioid Abuse in Transportation Act
  • IMD CARE Act
  • Individuals in Medicaid Deserve Care that is Appropriate and Responsible in its Execution Act
  • Medicaid IMD ADDITIONAL INFO Act
  • Medicaid Institutes for Mental Disease Are Decisive in Delivering Inpatient Treatment for Individuals but Opportunities for Needed Access are Limited without Information Needed about Facility Obligations Act
  • Medicaid PARTNERSHIP Act
  • Medicaid Providers Are Required To Note Experiences in Record Systems to Help In-need Patients Act
  • Medicaid Reentry Act
  • Opioid Addiction Action Plan Act
  • Opioid Addiction Recovery Fraud Prevention Act of 2018
  • Opioid Quota Reform Act
  • PASS Act of 2018
  • Preventing Addiction for Susceptible Seniors Act of 2018
  • Preventing Drug Diversion Act of 2018
  • PROPER Act of 2018
  • Providing Reliable Options for Patients and Educational Resources Act of 2018
  • REACH OUT Act of 2018
  • Reauthorizing and Extending Grants for Recovery from Opioid Use Programs Act of 2018
  • REGROUP Act of 2018
  • Responsible Education Achieves Care and Healthy Outcomes for Users' Treatment Act of 2018
  • Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act
  • SCREEN Act
  • Securing Opioids and Unused Narcotics with Deliberate Disposal and Packaging Act of 2018
  • SOUND Disposal and Packaging Act
  • Special Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act of 2018
  • STOP Act of 2018
  • Stop Counterfeit Drugs by Regulating and Enhancing Enforcement Now Act
  • Stop Illicit Drug Importation Act of 2018
  • Substance Abuse Prevention Act of 2018
  • Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2018
  • Treating Barriers to Prosperity Act of 2018
  • Using Data To Prevent Opioid Diversion Act of 2018
  • Abuse Deterrent Access Act of 2018
  • Access to Increased Drug Disposal Act of 2018
  • Advancing High Quality Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Medicare Act
  • CHIP Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Act
  • COACH Act of 2018
  • Combating Opioid Abuse for Care in Hospitals Act of 2018
  • Dr. Todd Graham Pain Management, Treatment, and Recovery Act of 2018
  • Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act of 2018
  • Empowering Pharmacists in the Fight Against Opioid Abuse Act
  • Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018
  • Fighting Opioid Abuse in Transportation Act
  • IMD CARE Act
  • Individuals in Medicaid Deserve Care that is Appropriate and Responsible in its Execution Act
  • Medicaid IMD ADDITIONAL INFO Act
  • Medicaid Institutes for Mental Disease Are Decisive in Delivering Inpatient Treatment for Individuals but Opportunities for Needed Access are Limited without Information Needed about Facility Obligations Act
  • Medicaid PARTNERSHIP Act
  • Medicaid Providers Are Required To Note Experiences in Record Systems to Help In-need Patients Act
  • Medicaid Reentry Act
  • Opioid Addiction Action Plan Act
  • Opioid Addiction Recovery Fraud Prevention Act of 2018
  • Opioid Quota Reform Act
  • PASS Act of 2018
  • Preventing Addiction for Susceptible Seniors Act of 2018
  • Preventing Drug Diversion Act of 2018
  • PROPER Act of 2018
  • Providing Reliable Options for Patients and Educational Resources Act of 2018
  • REACH OUT Act of 2018
  • Reauthorizing and Extending Grants for Recovery from Opioid Use Programs Act of 2018
  • REGROUP Act of 2018
  • Responsible Education Achieves Care and Healthy Outcomes for Users' Treatment Act of 2018
  • Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act
  • SCREEN Act
  • Securing Opioids and Unused Narcotics with Deliberate Disposal and Packaging Act of 2018
  • SOUND Disposal and Packaging Act
  • Special Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act of 2018
  • STOP Act of 2018
  • Stop Counterfeit Drugs by Regulating and Enhancing Enforcement Now Act
  • Stop Illicit Drug Importation Act of 2018
  • Substance Abuse Prevention Act of 2018
  • Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act
  • SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act
  • Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2018
  • Treating Barriers to Prosperity Act of 2018
  • Using Data To Prevent Opioid Diversion Act of 2018
  • SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act
Sponsor
Greg Walden
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Administrative remedies
  • Adoption and foster care
  • Alaska Natives and Hawaiians
  • Child health
  • Congressional oversight
  • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Digestive and metabolic diseases
  • Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
  • Drug therapy
  • Drug trafficking and controlled substances
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health care quality
  • Health facilities and institutions
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health personnel
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Health promotion and preventive care
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Home and outpatient care
  • Indian social and development programs
  • Juvenile crime and gang violence
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Medicaid
  • Medical research
  • Medical tests and diagnostic methods
  • Medicare
  • Mental health
  • Minority health
  • Prescription drugs
  • Public participation and lobbying
  • Retail and wholesale trades
  • Right of privacy
  • Rural conditions and development
  • State and local government operations
  • Surgery and anesthesia
  • Women's health
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced6/13/2018
Amendments (10 proposed)
Passed House6/22/2018
Passed Senate9/17/2018
Passed Senate10/03/2018
Signed by President10/24/2018
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H R 6 Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act6/22/2018This motion DID NOT PASS the House
185 voted YES 226 voted NO 17 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Passage: H R 6 Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act6/22/2018This bill PASSED the House
396 voted YES 14 voted NO 18 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Walden amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.6/22/2018 by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Barton amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.6/22/2018 by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Curtis amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.6/22/2018 by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Keating amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.6/22/2018 by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Waters, Maxine amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.6/22/2018 by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 4013 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.9/17/2018 by voice vote
select this voteSenateOn Passage of the Bill H.R. 69/17/2018This bill PASSED the Senate
99 voted YES 1 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateOn the Motion (Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 6)10/03/2018This bill PASSED the Senate
98 voted YES 1 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/13/2018
6/13/2018Introduced in House
6/13/2018Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and the Judiciary, 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.
6/13/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
6/14/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
6/19/2018Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 949 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6, H.R. 5797 and H.R. 6082. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6 and H.R.5797 under structured rules; and provides for consideration of H.R. 6082 under a closed rule. Additionally, the rule directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment of H.R. 6, add the text of H.R. 2851, H.R. 5735, and H.R. 5797 as passed by the House as a new matter at the end of H.R. 6.
6/21/2018ORDER OF PROCEDURE - Mr. Burgess asked unanimous consent that, notwithstanding H.Res. 949, during consideration of H.R. 6 pursuant to such resolution, general debate shall not exceed one hour, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means.
6/22/2018
6/22/2018House amendment offered
6/22/2018
6/22/2018House amendment offered
6/22/2018
6/22/2018House amendment offered
6/22/2018
6/22/2018House amendment offered
6/22/2018
6/22/2018House amendment offered
6/22/2018
6/22/2018House amendment offered
6/22/2018Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 949.
6/22/2018Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6, H.R. 5797 and H.R. 6082. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6 and H.R.5797 under structured rules; and provides for consideration of H.R. 6082 under a closed rule. Additionally, the rule directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment of H.R. 6, add the text of H.R. 2851, H.R. 5735, and H.R. 5797 as passed by the House as a new matter at the end of H.R. 6.
6/22/2018House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 949 and Rule XVIII.
6/22/2018The Speaker designated the Honorable Don Bacon to act as Chairman of the Committee.
6/22/2018GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 6.
6/22/2018DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 949, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walden amendment No. 1.
6/22/2018The Committee resumed its sitting.
6/22/2018DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 949, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dunn amendment No. 2.
6/22/2018DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 949, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Barton amendment No. 3.
6/22/2018DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 949, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Curtis amendment No. 4.
6/22/2018DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 949, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Keating amendment No. 5.
6/22/2018DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 949, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Maxine Waters amendment No. 7.
6/22/2018The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 6.
6/22/2018The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
6/22/2018The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
6/22/2018Mr. Tonko moved to recommit with instructions to the Committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means.
6/22/2018DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add 2 sections to the bill titled "Distribution of Additional Residency Positions to Help Combat Opioid Crisis" and "Funding for Opioid Grant Program for State Response to Opioid Abuse Crisis".
6/22/2018The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
6/22/2018Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteVote6/22/2018On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H R 6 Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage6/22/2018On Passage: H R 6 Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act
6/22/2018Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Walden.
6/22/2018House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Walden.
select this voteVote6/22/2018On agreeing to the Walden amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/22/2018House amendment agreed to: On agreeing to the Walden amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/22/2018Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
6/22/2018Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Dunn.
6/22/2018House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Dunn.
6/22/2018By unanimous consent, the Dunn amendment was withdrawn.
6/22/2018Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Barton.
6/22/2018House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Barton.
select this voteVote6/22/2018On agreeing to the Barton amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/22/2018Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
6/22/2018House amendment agreed to: On agreeing to the Barton amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/22/2018Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Curtis.
6/22/2018House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Curtis.
select this voteVote6/22/2018On agreeing to the Curtis amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/22/2018House amendment agreed to: On agreeing to the Curtis amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/22/2018Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
6/22/2018Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Keating.
6/22/2018House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Keating.
select this voteVote6/22/2018On agreeing to the Keating amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/22/2018House amendment agreed to: On agreeing to the Keating amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/22/2018Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
6/22/2018Amendment (A006) offered by Ms. Waters, Maxine.
6/22/2018House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A006) offered by Ms. Waters, Maxine.
select this voteVote6/22/2018On agreeing to the Waters, Maxine amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/22/2018Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
6/22/2018House amendment agreed to: On agreeing to the Waters, Maxine amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
6/25/2018Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar6/26/2018Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 485.
9/06/2018
9/06/2018Senate amendment submitted
select this voteVote9/17/2018Amendment SA 4013 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
9/17/2018Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 4013 proposed by Senator Portman for Senator Alexander.
9/17/2018Senate amendment agreed to: Amendment SA 4013 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
9/17/2018
9/17/2018Senate amendment submitted
9/17/2018
9/17/2018Senate amendment submitted
9/17/2018
9/17/2018Senate amendment submitted
9/17/2018Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
9/17/2018Amendment SA 4013 proposed by Senator Portman for Senator Alexander. (consideration: CR S6180; text: CR 9/6/2018 S6063-6099) In the nature of a substitute.
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage9/17/2018On Passage of the Bill H.R. 6
9/18/2018Message on Senate action sent to the House.
9/28/2018House agreed to Senate amendment with an amendment pursuant to H. Res. 1099.
10/01/2018Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate amendment.
10/03/2018Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
10/03/2018Motion by Senator Thune to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 6 made in Senate.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage10/03/2018On the Motion (Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 6)
10/04/2018Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President10/16/2018Presented to President.
Signed10/24/2018Signed by President.
Enacted10/24/2018Became Public Law No: 115-271.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteH. Amdt. 797Walden, Greg [R-OR2]June 22, 2018Passed by voice vote on June 22, 2018.

An amendment numbered 1 printed in Part B of House Report 115-766 to call for Medicaid, Medicare, and public health reforms to help combat the opioid crisis.

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H. Amdt. 798Dunn, Neal [R-FL2]June 22, 2018Offered on June 21, 2018.

An amendment numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 115-766 to strike language expanding the classes of health care workers who are authorized to dispense narcotics for narcotic treatment.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 799Barton, Joe [R-TX6]June 22, 2018Passed by voice vote on June 22, 2018.

An amendment numbered 3 printed in Part B of House Report 115-766 to direct the Commissioner of Food and Drugs to develop high-quality, evidence-based opioid analgesic prescribing guidelines for the indication-specific treatment of acute pain. In developing such guidelines, it requires the Commissioner of Food and Drugs to gather input through a public workshop and comment period, and to provide a report to Congress on how such guidelines will be used to protect the public health.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 800Curtis, John [R-UT3]June 22, 2018Passed by voice vote on June 22, 2018.

An amendment numbered 4 printed in Part B of House Report 115-766 to require a report from HHS on opioid prescribing practices and opioid misuse during pregnancy, and evaluating non-opiate pain management practices during pregnancy.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 801Keating, William [D-MA9]June 22, 2018Passed by voice vote on June 22, 2018.

An amendment numbered 5 printed in Part B of House Report 115-766 to direct HHS to issue guidelines for prescribing naloxone in situations involving any type of prescription or illicit opioid use.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 802Waters, Maxine [D-CA43]June 22, 2018Passed by voice vote on June 22, 2018.

An amendment numbered 7 printed in Part B of House Report 115-766 to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to conduct a survey of organizations that provide substance abuse treatment services. Under the amendment, HHS is required to develop, and submit to Congress, a plan to direct appropriate resources to address inadequacies in services or funding for specific types of drug addictions identified through the survey.

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select this voteS. Amdt. 4013Alexander, Lamar [R-TN]September 6, 2018Passed by voice vote on September 16, 2018.

In the nature of a substitute.

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S. Amdt. 4017Markey, Edward [D-MA]September 17, 2018Offered on September 16, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4018Markey, Edward [D-MA]September 17, 2018Offered on September 16, 2018.

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S. Amdt. 4019Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]September 17, 2018Offered on September 16, 2018.

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Bill CassidyRLA$0$0Yes
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Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$0Yes
Tom CottonRAR$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$0$0Not Voting
Steve DainesRMT$0$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0Yes
Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Deb FischerRNE$0$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0Yes
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0Yes
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$0Yes
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$0$0Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0Yes
John HoevenRND$0$0Yes
Cindy Hyde-SmithRMS$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0Yes
Doug JonesDAL$0$0Yes
Tim KaineDVA$0$0Yes
John KennedyRLA$0$0Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0Yes
James LankfordROK$0$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0Yes
David PerdueRGA$0$0Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
Ben SasseRNE$0$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Tim ScottRSC$0$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
Tina SmithDMN$0$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
Thom TillisRNC$0$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
Chris Van HollenDMD$0$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes
Todd YoungRIN$0$0Yes

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