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H.R. 6 - Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 115-76 PDF XML

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           ::  Amendment to H.R. 6 (Rules Committee Print 115-78
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           ::  Section by section of Rule Committee Print 115-78 as provided by the Committee on Energy and Commerce   PDF
            ::  The Committee intends to provide for the adoption of this amendment

  • Text of H.R. 6 PDF XML

    Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act (as introduced)
            ::  Section by section summary as provided by the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Committee on Way sand Means   PDF

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
16Version 1Barton (TX), Meadows (NC)RepublicanDirects 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 would require 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. Submitted
11Version 1Curtis, John (UT)RepublicanRequires a report from HHS on opioid prescribing practices and opioid misuse during pregnancy, and evaluating non-opiate pain management practices during pregnancy.Submitted
5Version 1Davis, Danny K. (IL)DemocratAdvances opioid abuse prevention by addressing the social and emotional harm caused by childhood traumatic experiences that often underlie opioid use; trains health professionals to better recognize signs of trauma and manage pain care, promotes trauma-informed care in more federal grant programs, and improves federal data related to and services for children experiencing trauma.Submitted
9Version 1Dunn (FL), Marshall (KS), Harris (MD), Roe (TN)RepublicanStrikes language expanding the classes of health care workers who are authorized to dispense narcotics for narcotic treatment.Submitted
7Version 1Esty (CT), MacArthur (NJ), Larson, John (CT), Kuster, Ann (NH)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes a grant through SAMSHA to allow government and nonprofit agencies to facilitate addiction prevention programs that educate young people and those who work with them, such as coaches and teachers, on the risks associated with opioids and other prescription medication to prevent misuse and youth addiction.Submitted
8Version 1Esty (CT), MacArthur (NJ), Kuster, Ann (NH)Bi-PartisanAuthorizes a grant to state, local, and tribal governments to support the work of forensic science labs and medical examiner offices in addressing the opioid crisis and to investigate the distribution, sale, and use of heroin, fentanyl, and associated synthetic drugs.Submitted
10Version 1Green, Gene (TX)DemocratAmends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to provide the enhanced federal medical assistance percentage (FMAP) to every state that expands Medicaid coverage for individuals who are newly eligible under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, regardless of when such expansion takes place.Submitted
12Version 1Keating (MA), Rothfus (PA)Bi-PartisanDirects HHS to issue guidelines for prescribing naloxone in situations involving any type of prescription or illicit opioid use. Submitted
3Version 1Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratAllows advanced practice pharmacists to proscribe buprenorphine in order to help combat the opioid epidemic.Submitted
17Version 1Marino (PA), Blackburn (TN), Bilirakis (FL)RepublicanLate Modifies the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) standard of review for Immediate Suspension Orders (ISO) from "substantial likelihood" to "reasonably foreseeable risk," revises "immediate threat" to "imminent threat," adds "diversion" to the standard of review, and eliminates the Corrective Action Plan (CAP).Submitted
6Version 1Meadows (NC)RepublicanRequires the Government Accountability Office to conduct a comprehensive report on health care policy changes that may have contributed to the increase in opioid overdoses and deaths. Submitted
18Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratPermits any controlled substance to be delivered to drug disposal locations registered with the Drug Enforcement Agency.Submitted
4Version 1Peterson (MN), Fitzpatrick (PA)Bi-PartisanRepeals fully the "Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2015" and restores DEA's authority to carry out needed enforcement actions to combat the opioid epidemic. Submitted
15Version 1Plaskett, (VI)DemocratExcludes Medicaid payments made available under the bill from the statutory cap on Medicaid payments and the rate of matching funds made to Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa.Submitted
2Version 1Schakowsky (IL)DemocratExpands the definition of “covered recipient” in reporting requirements for opioid manufacturers. Submitted
13Version 1Turner (OH)RepublicanMakes inmates housed in public institutions eligible for substance abuse treatment services, through Medicaid, at the discretion of the State. Additionally, eliminates Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) policy that prevents SAMHSA funding from going toward substance abuse treatment services for individuals who are incarcerated.Submitted
14Version 1Turner (OH)RepublicanEliminates Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) policy that prevents SAMHSA funding from going toward substance abuse treatment services for individuals who are incarcerated.Submitted
1Version 1Watson Coleman (NJ)DemocratProvides congressional apology for its role regarding the War on Drugs.Submitted