ABSTRACT

H. Rept. 117-149: State Opioid Response Grant Authorization Act of 2021, Report to Accompany H.R. 2379, October 19, 2021   [open pdf - 310KB]

From the Purpose and Summary: "H.R. 2379, the 'State Opioid Response Grant Authorization Act of 2021,' amends the 21st Century Cures Act to authorize the State Opioid Response (SOR) Program administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This grant program would support efforts in the states, territories, and Washington, DC, as well as tribes, populations served by tribal organizations, and Urban Indian organizations to address opioid and stimulant use and misuse. The funding provided through this legislation may support public health-related activities such as substance use disorder prevention efforts, establishing or improving prescription drug monitoring programs, health care practitioner training, and substance use disorder treatment, among other activities. The Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) is also required to submit a biennial report to Congress on the SOR program. H.R. 2379 authorizes $1.75 billion for each of the fiscal years (FY) 2022 through 2027."

Report Number:
H. Rept. 117-149; House Report 117-149
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Date:
2021-10-19
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Public Domain
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U.S. Government Publishing Office: http://www.gpo.gov/
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pdf
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