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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

    Showing the text of H.R. 6, as introduced
           ::  Amendment to H.R. 6 (Rules Committee Print 115-78
    PDF XML
     
           ::  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
            ::  Ramseyer for H.R. 6, as reported and amended by H.Res 949 (pursuant to clause 12 of rule XXI)  PDF

  • 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

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-3 on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 949: 
Agreed to by record vote of 225-180, after agreeing to the previous questions by record vote of 221-185 on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.  

MANAGERS: Burgess/McGovern

1. Structured rule for H.R. 6.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Committee on Energy and Commerce.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-76, modified by Rules Committee Print 115-78 and the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

6. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part B of the report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part B of the report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

9. Structured rule for H.R. 5797.

10. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

11. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

12. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee of Energy and Commerce now printed in the bill, modified by the amendment printed in part C of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

13. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

14. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part D of the report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

15. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part D of the report.

16. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

17. Closed rule for H.R. 6082.

18. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

19. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

20. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-75 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

21. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

22. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

23. 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 and make technical and conforming modifications in the engrossment.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
16Version 1Barton (TX), Meadows (NC), Kuster, Ann (NH)Bi-PartisanDirects 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. Made In Order
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.Made In Order
5Version 1Davis, Danny K. (IL), Gallagher (WI)Bi-PartisanRevised Advances opioid abuse prevention by addressing the social and emotional harm caused by childhood traumatic experiences that often underlie opioid use; specifically, the amendment identifies and disseminates best practices within Federal Grant Programs by establishing a multi-agency federal Task Force, led by the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health, to recommend a set of best practices for identifying, referring, supporting, and fostering safe, nurturing environments for children and families that have experienced 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.Made In Order
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. Made In Order
3Version 1Lujan Grisham (NM)DemocratAllows advanced practice pharmacists to proscribe buprenorphine in order to help combat the opioid epidemic.Submitted
20Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratLate Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program for public libraries to provide training for employees to use naloxone rescue kits.Submitted
17Version 1Marino (PA), Blackburn (TN), Bilirakis (FL)RepublicanLate Withdrawn 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).Withdrawn
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. Made In Order
18Version 1Meng (NY)DemocratPermits any controlled substance to be delivered to drug disposal locations registered with the Drug Enforcement Agency.Submitted
21Version 1Moore, Gwen (WI)DemocratLate Provides guidance and training on comprehensive autopsies and first responders in the event of an event death to determine if drug addiction of a caregiver contributed to death. Requires an HHS study on the role of opioid addiction of caregivers on infant deaths.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)DemocratRevised Excludes 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), Kuster, Ann (NH)Bi-PartisanMakes 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), Kuster, Ann (NH)Bi-PartisanEliminates 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.Made In Order
22Version 1Walden (OR), Pallone (NJ), Brady, Kevin (TX), Neal (MA)Bi-PartisanMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Late Calls for Medicaid, Medicare, and public health reforms to help combat the opioid crisis. The policies contained in H.R. 6 were advanced through regular order by the House Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means Committees.Made In Order
23Version 1Walden (OR)RepublicanLate Makes a technical correction to ensure that the matter incorporated into H.R. 6 is identical to the legislation previously adopted by the House. Considered As Adopted
19Version 1Waters (CA)DemocratLate Directs 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.Made In Order
1Version 1Watson Coleman (NJ)DemocratProvides congressional apology for its role regarding the War on Drugs.Submitted