Capital Hill Review

 114th Congress - 2st Session (2016) 

 

Senate

Thursday, May 12, 2016

 

Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (H.R. 2028)

 

On Thursday, May 12, 2016, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, (H.R. 2028; Text of Legislation) a bill that would provide $37.5 billion of fiscal 2017 funding for the Energy Department and Army Corps of Engineers, among other federal energy and water agencies, was passed by the Senate on a 90-8 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 71 ).

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

 

Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (H.R. 2028)

 

An amendment to the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (H.R. 2028; Text of Legislation ) that would have required the Army Corps of Engineers to take into account input from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and state governments on the impact to habitats from water projects planned by the Corps was rejected on a 39-60 vote on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 (To view how your senators voted visit: 69  ).

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House of Representatives

 

Thursday, May 12, 2016

 

Laliís Law (H.R. 4586)

 

On Thursday, May 12, 2016, the House of Representatives on a 415-4 vote passed Laliís Law, (H.R. 4586; Text of Legislation) a bill that would authorize a grants program at the Centers for Disease Control for funding state programs to educate health care professionals about dispensing naloxone and other emergency medications that reverse opioid overdoses on standing orders rather than prescriptions specific to one individual  (To view how your representative voted visit: 189).

 

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Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act (H.R. 5046)

 

The Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act, (H.R. 5046; Text of Legislation) a bill that would authorize a program of Justice Department grants to local and state governments for providing services to prevent and treat opioid abuse, was passed on Thursday, May 12, 2016, on a 413-5 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 187).

 

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

 

Infant Plan of Safe Care Improvement Act (H.R. 4843)

 

The House of Representatives on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, passed the Infant Plan of Safe Care Improvement Act, (H.R. 4843; Text of Legislation) a bill that would require that states seeking Health and Human Services Department grants to fund their child protective services programs have programs in place to help provide for the safety and well-being of infants, on a 421-0 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 185).

 

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To provide for the establishment of an inter-agency task force to review, modify, and update best practices for pain management and prescribing pain medication, and for other purposes (H.R.4641)

 

A bill to require the Health and Human Services Department to establish an inter-agency task force for reviewing and changing the program of best practices for pain management, including chronic and acute pain, and prescribing pain medication (H.R.4641; Text of Legislation) passed the House of Representatives on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, on a 412-4 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 184) .

 

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

 

Opioid Program Evaluation Act (H.R. 5052)

 

On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, the Opioid Program Evaluation Act, (H.R. 5052; Text of Legislation) a bill that would require the Justice Department and Health and Human Services Department to study the effectiveness of grant programs to fund efforts to prevent and treat the abuse of opioid painkillers such as hydrocodone and oxycodone, was passed by the House of Representatives on a 410-1 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 181).

 

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