The Cloakroom – pain management and prescribing pain medication

The Cloakroom – pain management and prescribing pain medication

 

 

United States Congress Seal - Old Guard Audio

United States Congress Seal – Old Guard Audio

DAILY FLOOR WRAP UP

 

May 11, 2016

 

SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

 

Ordering the Previous Question on H. Res. 720 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4641) to provide for the establishment of an inter-agency task force to review, modify, and update best practices for pain management and prescribing pain medication, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5046) to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to assist State and local governments in addressing the national epidemic of opioid abuse, and for other purposes.” – ADOTPED 215 – 173

 

H. Res. 720 — “Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4641) to provide for the establishment of an inter-agency task force to review, modify, and update best practices for pain management and prescribing pain medication, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5046) to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to assist State and local governments in addressing the national epidemic of opioid abuse, and for other purposes.” – ADOPTED 255 – 163

 

H.R. 4641 – To provide for the establishment of an inter-agency task force to review, modify, and update best practices for pain management and prescribing pain medication

 

Brownley (D-CA) – Amendment No.1 – Adds the HHS Office of Women’s Health to the task force – ADOPTED BY VOICE

 

Brooks (R-IN) [on behalf of Carter (R-GA)] – Amendment No. 2 – Clarifies that doctors, non-physician prescribers, and pharmacists who participate on the task force are licensed and currently practicing – ADOPTED BY VOICE

 

Grayson (D-FL) Amendment No. 3 – Adds first responders to the task force – ADOPTED BY VOICE

 

Clark (D-MA) – Amendment No. 4 – Adds an expert in adolescent and young adult addiction to the task force along with a person whose addiction began in adolescence or young adulthood – ADOPTED BY VOICE

 

Moulton (D-MA) – Amendment No. 5 – Adds veteran service organization representation to the task force – ADOPTED BY VOICE

 

Nolan (D-MN) – Amendment No. 6 – Adds active duty military, armed forces personnel, and veteran health representation to the task force – ADOPTED BY VOICE

 

Watson Coleman (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 7 – Adds an expert in the field of minority health to the task force – ADOPTED BY VOICE

 

Kuster (D-NH) – Amendment No. 8 – Requires the task force to research addiction trends in communities with high rates of prescription drug abuse – ADOPTED BY VOICE

 

Schiff (D-CA) – Amendment No. 9 – Requires the task force to consider information collected from State prescription drug monitoring programs – ADOPTED BY VOICE

 

Clark (D-MA) – Amendment No. 10 – Directs the task force to consider the potential benefits of electronic prescribing of opioids – ADOPTED BY VOICE

 

Rothfus (R-PA) – Amendment No. 11 – Requires the task force to consider the practice of co-prescribing naloxone – ADOPTED BY VOICE

 

Clark (D-MA) – Amendment No. 12 – Directs the Task Force to consider, in the course of developing best practices, Federal agency programs and research relative to substance use and substance use disorders among adolescents and young adults, as well as any gaps identified by Federal government programs or researchers in the prevention of, treatment for, and recovery from substance use by and substance use disorders among adolescents and young adults – ADOPTED BY VOICE

 

Esty (D-CT) – Amendment No. 13 – Requires the task force to review best practices, particularly as they pertain to physician education and consumer education – ADOPTED BY VOICE

 

Welch (D-VT) – Amendment No. 14 – Requires the task force to examine the extent of the need to develop alternatives to opioids for pain management – ADOPTED BY VOICE

 

Sessions (R-TX) – Amendment No. 15 – Requires the task force takes into consideration existing private sector, State, and local government efforts related to pain management and prescribing pain medication – ADOPTED BY VOICE

 

Final Passage of H.R. 4641 — “To provide for the establishment of an inter-agency task force to review, modify, and update best practices for pain management and prescribing pain medication, and for other purposes.” – PASSED 412 – 4

 

Suspension of the Rules

 

H.R. 4843 — “To amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to require certain monitoring and oversight, and for other purposes.” – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS THE BILL – PASSED 421 – 0

 

H.R. 4976 — “To require the Commissioner of Food and Drugs to seek recommendations from an advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration before approval of certain new drugs that are opioids without abuse-deterrent properties, and for other purposes.” – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS THE BILL – PASSED BY VOICE

 

H.R. 3680 — “To provide for the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a grant program for co-prescribing opioid overdose reversal drugs.” – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS THE BILL – PASSED BY VOICE

 

H.R. 4978 — “To require the Government Accountability Office to submit to Congress a report on neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) in the United States and its treatment under Medicaid.” – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS THE BILL – PASSED BY VOICE

 

H.R. 3691— “To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the residential treatment programs for pregnant and postpartum women and to establish a pilot program to provide grants to State substance abuse agencies to promote innovative service delivery models for such women.” – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS THE BILL – PASSED BY VOICE

 

H.R. 1818 — “To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide grants to States to streamline State requirements and procedures for veterans with military emergency medical training to become civilian emergency medical technicians.” – VOTE ORDERED

 

H.R. 4969 — “To amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide for informational materials to educate and prevent addiction in teenagers and adolescents who are injured playing youth sports and subsequently prescribed an opioid.” – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS THE BILL – PASSED BY VOICE

 

H.R. 4586 — “To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to States for developing standing orders and educating health care professionals regarding the dispensing of opioid overdose reversal medication without person-specific prescriptions, and for other purposes.” – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS THE BILL – VOTE ORDERED

 

H.R. 4599 — “To amend the Controlled Substances Act to permit certain partial fillings of prescriptions.” – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS THE BILL – PASSED BY VOICE

 

H.R. 4982— “To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to evaluate and report on the in-patient and outpatient treatment capacity, availability, and needs of the United States.” – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS THE BILL – PASSED BY VOICE

 

H.R. 4981— “To amend the Controlled Substances Act to improve access to opioid use disorder treatment.” – ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS THE BILL – PASSED BY VOICE

 

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