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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.


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Date
12/18/2015Introduced in Senate

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Date
12/18/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
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Senate Appropriations12/18/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (12/18/2015)

This bill provides FY2016 supplemental appropriations for the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to address heroin and opioid drug abuse. The funds are designated as an emergency requirement, which exempts the funds from discretionary spending limits and other budget enforcement rules.

For DOJ, the bill provides funds for State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance and Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) programs.

For HHS, the bill provides funds for:

  • the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration,
  • the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
  • the National Institutes of Health, and
  • the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund.