E&C Republicans Lead Passage of Bipartisan HALT Fentanyl on House Floor
Bills Gives Law Enforcement Permanent Tools to Crack Down on Illicit Fentanyl-Related Substances
Today, the People’s House took action on the HALT Fentanyl Act to save lives and stop the scourge of fentanyl, which is killing more Americans than ever. The bill, led by Energy and Commerce members Morgan Griffith (R-VA) and Bob Latta (R-OH), passed the House with a strong bipartisan vote of 289-133.
The HALT Fentanyl Act will make the temporary class-wide scheduling order for fentanyl-related substances permanent and give law enforcement the tools they need to keep Americans safe.
As Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) said, “this bill will save lives.” Watch her remarks and more from E&C Republicans below. Learn more about the HALT Fentanyl Act and how it will make our communities safer by visiting energycommerce.house.gov/haltfentanyl.