Federal - S 2700

Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency (CARE) Act of 2018

Introduced

April 18, 2018

Description

A bill provide emergency assistance to States, territories, Tribal nations, and local areas affected by the opioid epidemic and to make financial assistance available to States, territories, Tribal nations, local areas, and public or private nonprofit entities to provide for the development, organization, coordination, and operation of more effective and cost efficient systems for the delivery of essential services to individuals with substance use disorder and their families.

Our Position

Support

Commentary

AIDS United strongly endorses the CARE Act of 2018 for, among other things, its recognition and inclusion of community-based harm reduction programs as a core component of our nation’s collective response to the opioid crisis. 

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 0

Latest Actions See More/Less

  • April 18, 2018 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.Congressional Record p. S2261