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Introduced in House (02/03/2016)


114th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4447


Making appropriations to address the heroin and opioid drug abuse epidemic for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 3, 2016

Mr. Courtney (for himself, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Mr. Rangel, Ms. Kuster, Mr. Perlmutter, Mr. Cicilline, Ms. Pingree, Mr. Lynch, Ms. Esty, and Mr. Van Hollen) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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


A BILL

Making appropriations to address the heroin and opioid drug abuse epidemic for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes, namely:

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act”.

TITLE ILaw Enforcement Programs

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office Of Justice Programs

state and local law enforcement assistance

For an additional amount for “State and local law enforcement assistance”, for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program as authorized by subpart 1 of part E of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (except that section 1001(c), and the special rules for Puerto Rico under section 505(g) of title I of such Act shall not apply for purposes of this Act) for expenses relating to drug treatment and enforcement programs, law enforcement programing, and drug addiction prevention and education programs, $200,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(b)(2)(A)(i)).

Community Oriented Policing Services

community oriented policing services programs

For an additional amount for “Community Oriented Policing Services Programs” for competitive grants to State law enforcement agencies in States with high rates of primary treatment admissions for heroin or other opioids, $10,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(b)(2)(A)(i)).

TITLE IIDepartment of Health and Human Services

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Substance Abuse And Mental Health Services Administration

substance abuse treatment

For an additional amount for “Substance Abuse Treatment”, $240,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(b)(2)(A)(i)): Provided further, That of the amount provided—

(1) $225,000,000 is for the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment block grant program under subpart II of part B of title XIX of the Public Health Service Act;

(2) $10,000,000 is for the Medication Assisted Treatment for Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction program of the Programs of Regional and National Significance within the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment; and

(3) $5,000,000 is for the Recovery Community Services program of the Programs of Regional and National Significance within the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.

substance abuse prevention

For an additional amount for “Substance Abuse Prevention”, $20,000,000 for the Strategic Prevention Framework/Partnership for Success Strategic Prevention Framework Rx of the Programs of Regional and National Significance within the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(b)(2)(A)(i)).

mental health

For an additional amount for “Mental Health” for the Project AWARE program of the Programs of Regional and National Significance within the Center for Mental Health Services, $5,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(b)(2)(A)(i)).

Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

injury prevention and control

For an additional amount for “Injury Prevention and Control” for expanding State-level prescription drug abuse prevention efforts such as improving prescription drug monitoring programs, data collection, and collaboration among States, $50,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(b)(2)(A)(i)).

National Institutes Of Health

national institute on drug abuse

For an additional amount for the “National Institute on Drug Abuse” for carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health Service Act with respect to drug abuse, $30,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(b)(2)(A)(i)).

Office Of The Secretary

public health and social services emergency fund

For an additional amount for the “Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund” to better coordinate and respond to the national heroin and opioid drug abuse crisis at the discretion of the Secretary of Health and Human Services, $40,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(b)(2)(A)(i)).