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Introduced in House (07/27/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3495


To amend the 21st Century Cures Act to appropriate funds for the Account for the State Response to the Opioid Abuse Crisis through fiscal year 2023, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 27, 2017

Mr. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico (for himself, Ms. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Butterfield, Mr. O'Halleran, Mr. Evans, Mr. Sean Patrick Maloney of New York, Mr. Deutch, Ms. DeGette, Ms. Kuster of New Hampshire, Ms. Jayapal, and Mr. McEachin) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend the 21st Century Cures Act to appropriate funds for the Account for the State Response to the Opioid Abuse Crisis through fiscal year 2023, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Opioid and Heroin Abuse Crisis Investment Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Amendments relating to the Account For the State Response to the Opioid Abuse Crisis.

Section 1003 of the 21st Century Cures Act (Public Law 114–255; 42 U.S.C. 290ee–3 note) is amended—

(1) in subsection (b)(3), by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

    “(C) APPROPRIATIONS AFTER FISCAL YEAR 2018.—There is authorized to be appropriated, and there is appropriated, out of any monies in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the Account For the State Response to the Opioid Abuse Crisis $500,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2019 through 2023.”; and

(2) in subsection (d)—

(A) in paragraph (1), by striking “and” at the end;

(B) in paragraph (2), by striking the period at the end and inserting “; and”; and

(C) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

“(3) services to underserved populations, including Native Americans.”.