Federal - HR 5102

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a loan repayment program for substance use disorder treatment employees, and for other purposes.

Introduced

February 27, 2018

Description

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a loan repayment program for substance use disorder treatment employees, and for other purposes.

Our Position

Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 23

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  • May 22, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Pallone (D-N.J.)Walden, (R-Ore.)
  • May 11, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Moulton, (D-Mass.)Turner, (R-Ohio)
  • May 10, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Duncan, John (R-Tenn.)Visclosky, (D-Ind.)
  • May 9, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Blackburn, M. (R-Tenn.)Blumenauer, (D-Ore.)
  • May 1, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Ruppersberger, (D-Md.)
  • April 25, 2018 — Subcommittee consideration and markup held by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health.

    April 25, 2018 — Subcommittee Vote: Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program — Vote to Approve

    Direct the secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, to create a loan repayment program for Substance Use Disorder treatment providers.

    It would allow the secretary to offer student loan repayment of up to $250,000 for participants who agree to work as a SUD treatment professional in areas most in need of their services. The program will be available to a wide range of direct care providers, including physicians, registered nurses, social workers, and other behavioral health professionals.

    Direct the secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, to create a loan repayment program for Substance Use Disorder treatment providers.

    It would allow the secretary to offer student loan repayment of up to $250,000 for participants who agree to work as a SUD treatment professional in areas most in need of their services. The program will be available to a wide range of direct care providers, including physicians, registered nurses, social workers, and other behavioral health professionals.

    Approved for full committee consideration by unanimous consent.
  • April 25, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Curtis, (R-Utah)Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)
  • April 18, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Bonamici, (D-Ore.)
  • April 16, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Barr, (R-Ky.)
  • April 9, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Khanna, (D-Calif.)
  • March 29, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Ryan, T. (D-Ohio)
  • March 20, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Matsui, (D-Calif.)
  • March 19, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Schakowsky, (D-Ill.)
  • March 13, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Neal, (D-Mass.)
  • March 7, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Jenkins, E. (R-W.Va.)McKinley, (R-W.Va.)
  • Feb. 27, 2018 — Original cosponsor(s): 3

    Guthrie, (R-Ky.)Rogers, H. (R-Ky.)Sarbanes, (D-Md.)
  • Feb. 27, 2018 — Read twice and referred to: House Energy and Commerce.Congressional Record p. H1332