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House Passes 25 Opioid-Related Bills In First Day Of Two-Week Floor Bonanza

June 12, 2018
The House of Representatives passed 25 bills on Tuesday (June 12) that lawmakers say will help with the nationwide opioid crisis through a wide range of methods, from enhancing HHS and FDA’s seizure authority over imported drugs to amending the Public Health Service Act to provide for regional centers of excellence in substance-use disorder education. All but two of the bills were decided by voice vote, and the debate period for the bills rarely exceeded 10 minutes. Many of the...


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