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Official Titles

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Official Title as Introduced

To establish an Advisory Committee on Opioids and the Workplace to advise the Secretary of Labor on actions the Department of Labor can take to address the impact of opioid abuse on the workplace.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
06/13/2018Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H5129-5130)
05/21/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (8)

Date Chamber All Actions
06/14/2018SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
06/13/2018-3:44pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/13/2018-3:44pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5129-5130)
06/13/2018-3:33pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5892.
06/13/2018-3:33pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5129-5131)
06/13/2018-3:33pmHouseMr. Lewis (MN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
05/21/2018HouseReferred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
05/21/2018HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (11)


Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Education and the Workforce05/21/2018 Referred to
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions06/14/2018 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House without amendment (06/13/2018)

(Sec. 1) This bill establishes an Advisory Committee on Opioids and the Workplace to advise the Department of Labor on actions Labor can take to provide informational resources and best practices for addressing the impact of opioid abuse on the workplace and supporting workers abusing opioids. The advisory committee must report to Labor and Congress on successful programs and policies involving workplace resources and benefits, including recommendations or examples of best practices for how employers can support and respond to employees impacted by opioid abuse.

The bill terminates the committee after three years.