ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

Bills and resolutions

Agriculture: recognize contributions of American Viticultural Areas and winegrowing regions (see H. Res. 766), H1476 [7MR]

American Craft Beer Week: support goals (see H. Res. 884), H3885 [9MY]

American Homebrewers Association: anniversary (see S. Res. 567), S4735 [28JN]

Aviation: prioritize and support Human Intervention Motivation Study (HIMS) program for flight crewmembers and Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program (FADAP) for flight attendants (see S. 2935), S2877 [23MY]

Dept. of Education: require institutions of higher education to offer substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery services to students (see H.R. 6535), H7686 [25JY]

Dept. of HHS: authorize Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration development of best practices for recovery residences that promote sustained recovery from substance use disorders (see S. 2678), S2141 [16AP]

——— conduct a family recovery and reunification program to help reunify families and protect children with parents or guardians with a substance use disorder who have temporarily lost custody of their children (see S. 2926), S2836 [22MY]

——— disseminate resources to early childhood care and education providers working with young children on ways to recognize and respond to children who may be impacted by trauma related to substance abuse (see H.R. 5889), H4284 [21MY]

——— encourage use of family-focused residential treatment programs (see S. 2924), S2835 [22MY]

——— provide grants to State alcohol and drug agencies to use recovery coaches in hospital emergency rooms (see S. 2609), S1947 [22MR]

——— support development of evidence-based family-focused residential treatment programs (see S. 2923), S2835 [22MY]

Dept. of HUD: clarify applicability of the Fair Housing Act to recovery facilities to allow local communities to prevent location of sober living homes in residential neighborhoods (see H.R. 5724), H3884 [9MY]

Dept. of Transportation: improve controlled substances and alcohol testing (see S. 2848), S2679 [15MY]

——— modify requirements relative to reservation of highway funds for failure to enact or enforce open container laws and repeat intoxicated driver laws (see S. 3252), S5108 [19JY]

Depts. of Education and HHS: provide substance use prevention and treatment grants for institutions of higher education (see S. 2791), S2517 [7MY]

Drunken driving: harmonize law enforcement reporting of driving under the influence arrests in order to provide the latest data at the time of traffic stops (see H.R. 5218), H1501 [8MR]

Health care facilities: develop and identify indicators of potentially fraudulent and disreputable recovery housing operators (see S. 2828), S2623 [10MY] (see H.R. 6092), H5152 [13JN]

Medicaid: cover protections for pregnant and post-partum women while receiving inpatient treatment for a substance use disorder (see H.R. 5789), H3975 [15MY]

——— improve access to care for pregnant and postpartum women receiving substance use disorder treatment in mental institutions (see S. 2922), S2835 [22MY]

Medicare: include screening for potential substance use disorders and a review of any current opioid prescriptions as part of the initial preventive physical examination and the annual wellness visit (see S. 2900), S2835 [22MY]

Native Americans: remove prohibition on certain alcohol manufacturing on Indian lands (see S. 3060), S3906 [13JN] (see H.R. 5317), H1652 [15MR]

Letters

Dept. of Agriculture authority to make certain grants to support development, production, or marketing of alcoholic beverages and rescind CCC funds made available for such grants: several organizations, H4201 [17MY]

——— Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance, H4202 [17MY]

Lists

Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance members, H4202 [17MY]

Remarks in House

Agriculture: recognize contributions of American Viticultural Areas and winegrowing regions (H. Res. 766), E274 [7MR]

Crossing Vineyards and Winery, Inc.: tribute, H3690 [26AP]

Dept. of Agriculture: eliminate authority to make certain grants to support development, production, or marketing of alcoholic beverages and rescind CCC funds made available for such grants, H4201–H4203 [17MY]

Dept. of HHS: authorize Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration development of best practices for recovery residences that promote sustained recovery from substance use disorders (H.R. 4684), H5036–H5038 [12JN], E971 [6JY]

——— disseminate resources to early childhood care and education providers working with young children on ways to recognize and respond to children who may be impacted by trauma related to substance abuse (H.R. 5889), H5123–H5125 [13JN], H5156 [14JN]

Dept. of HUD: clarify applicability of the Fair Housing Act to recovery facilities to allow local communities to prevent location of sober living homes in residential neighborhoods (H.R. 5724), H3843 [9MY], H5182 [14JN]

Drunken driving: harmonize law enforcement reporting of driving under the influence arrests in order to provide the latest data at the time of traffic stops (H.R. 5218), E280 [8MR]

Fetzer Vineyards (company): anniversary, E299 [13MR]

Lake George, NY: anniversary of Adirondack Winery, E532 [25AP]

Morrisville State College: tribute to brewing program, H5139 [13JN]

Sonoma County, CA: Petaluma Gap named as an American Viticultural Area, E749 [29MY]

Sonoma State University: opening of School of Business and Economics Wine Business Institute Wine Spectator Learning Center, E750 [29MY]

Washington Regional Alcohol Program (organization): tribute to Law Enforcement Awards for Excellence for Impaired Driving Prevention recipients, E974 [6JY]

Z. Brown Distillery (business): tribute to producing 500th barrel of bourbon, H488 [18JA]

Remarks in Senate

American Homebrewers Association: anniversary (S. Res. 567), S4746, S4808 [28JN]

Correctional institutions: reform prison system, S571 [30JA]

Crime: reduce recidivism and increase public safety by promoting successful reentry into society of released prisoners and recovery and prevention of drug and alcohol abuse (S. 1994), S2405 [25AP]

Dept. of HHS: authorize Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration development of best practices for recovery residences that promote sustained recovery from substance use disorders (S. 2678), S2142 [16AP]

Law enforcement: strengthen mental health system, improve public safety, and reauthorize and improve the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, S2785 [21MY]

Philipsburg Brewing Co.: Montana Mint (Internet site) Best Brewery in Montana honoree, S2118 [12AP]

Reports filed

Fighting Opioid Abuse in Transportation Act: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 2848) (S. Rept. 115–286), S4512 [27JN]

Medicaid Coverage Protections for Pregnant and Post-Partum Women While Receiving Inpatient Treatment for a Substance Use Disorder: Committee on Energy and Commerce (House) (H.R. 5789) (H. Rept. 115–730), H5091 [12JN]

Remove Prohibition on Certain Alcohol Manufacturing on Indian Lands: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 5317) (H. Rept. 115–703), H4728 [24MY]

Texts of

H.R. 4684, Ensuring Access to Quality Sober Living Act, H5036 [12JN]

H.R. 5889, Recognizing Early Childhood Trauma Related to Substance Abuse Act, H5124 [13JN]

S. Res. 567, American Homebrewers Association anniversary, S4745 [28JN]