Summary: H.R.5329 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/19/2018)

Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2018

This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize for FY2020-FY2024 and revise the national toll-free phone number, public awareness campaign, and grant program relating to poison control centers. Among other changes, the bill:

  • supports enhancements of the national toll-free phone number, such as texting capabilities and improved location accuracy;
  • expands the public awareness campaign to include education about information that is available from poison control centers regarding drug misuse; and
  • authorizes poison control centers and professional organizations to use grant funds for preventing and treating the misuse of opioids and other drugs.