This Week’s Update

The House passed the “Securing Opioids and Unused Narcotics with Deliberate Disposal and Packaging Act of 2018” (H.R. 5687); the “Stop Excessive Narcotics in our Retirement Communities Protection Act of 2018” (H.R. 5676); the “Individuals in Medicaid Deserve Care that is Appropriate and Responsible in its Execution Act” (H.R. 5797); the “Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act” (H.R. 6082); the “Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (Farm Bill)” (H.R. 2); and “SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act” (H.R. 6).

This Week in Congress

  • House –The House passed the “Securing Opioids and Unused Narcotics with Deliberate Disposal and Packaging Act of 2018” (H.R. 5687); the “Stop Excessive Narcotics in our Retirement Communities Protection Act of 2018” (H.R. 5676); the “Individuals in Medicaid Deserve Care that is Appropriate and Responsible in its Execution Act” (H.R. 5797); the “Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act” (H.R. 6082); the “Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (Farm Bill)” (H.R. 2); and “SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act” (H.R. 6).

 

  • Senate –The Senate passed the “National Defense Authorization Act of 2018” (H.R. 5515); the “Global Food Security Reauthorization” (S.2269); the “American Innovation $1 Coin Act” (H.R. 770); and confirmed Jean Carol Hovland to be Commissioner of the Administration for Native Americans, Department of Health and Human Services.

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House -The House may consider the “Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019” (H.R. 6187); the “Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act” (H.R. 2083); and the “Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act” (H.R. 200).

 

  • Senate –The Senate will resume consideration of the “Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act 2019 (the minibus)” (H.R. 5895); and may consider the “Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (Farm Bill)” (H.R. 2).

 

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