Bipartisan Opioids Legislation Nearly to POTUS’ Desk
WASHINGTON, DC –Today, the House passed sweeping, bipartisan legislation to combat the opioid crisis. H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, authored by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), now heads to the Senate for a final vote and then to the President’s desk to be signed into law.
Chairman Walden and Health Subcommittee Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) issued the following statement following the House passage of this historic, bipartisan legislative package.
“Seldom can we say that federal legislation will actually save...