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  • Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016


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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-16

    McCONNELL. Madam President, I ask that the Chair lay before the Senate the House message accompanying S. 524. The Presiding Officer laid before the Senate the following message from the House of Representatives: ...



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    Senator Rob Portman

    From: OH

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-16

    PORTMAN. Madam President, I wish to start by commending the majority leader who just came to the floor and offered a motion to go to conference on CARA, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of...



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    Senator Ted Cruz

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-16

    CRUZ. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Radical Islamic Terrorism ...



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    Senator Patrick J. Leahy

    From: VT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-16

    LEAHY. Madam President, I am a proud cosponsor of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, and I am glad that this important bill is now going to be moving to conference. I am glad that as the...



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    Senator Robert Menendez

    From: NJ

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-16

    MENENDEZ. Madam President, I rise today to be a voice for the 3\1/2\ million citizens living on the island of Puerto Rico. I rise so their concerns for themselves, their families, and their livelihoods...



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    Senator David Vitter

    From: LA

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-16

    VITTER. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. VITTER. Madam President, I ask unanimous...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-06-16

    CORNYN. The following Senator is necessarily absent: the Senator from Florida (Mr. Rubio). Further, if present and voting, the Senator from Florida (Mr. Rubio) would have voted ``yea.'' Mr. DURBIN....



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-16

    DURBIN. I announce that the Senator from California (Mrs. Boxer), the Senator from Florida (Mr. Nelson), and the Senator from Vermont (Mr. Sanders) are necessarily absent. The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr....



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    Senator Jeanne Shaheen

    From: NH

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-16

    SHAHEEN. Mr. President, I have a motion to instruct the conferees at the desk, which I ask the clerk to report. The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the motion. The senior assistant legislative...



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    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-06-16

    WHITEHOUSE. Mr. President, I have a motion to instruct conferees at the desk, which I ask the clerk to report. The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the motion. The senior assistant legislative...



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    Representative Susan W. Brooks

    From: IN District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-13

    BROOKS of Indiana. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 725, I call up the bill (S. 524) to authorize the Attorney General to award grants to address the national epidemics of prescription opioid...



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    Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    From: NJ District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-13

    PALLONE. Mr. Speaker, I yield 2 minutes to the gentleman from New York (Mr. Engel). Mr. ENGEL. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding to me. Mr. Speaker, my heart goes out to the thousands...



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    Representative Eliot L. Engel

    From: NY District 16

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-13

    ENGEL. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding to me. Mr. Speaker, my heart goes out to the thousands of American families affected by the opioid epidemic. I am pleased the House is working...



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    Representative Dan Benishek

    From: MI District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-13

    BENISHEK. Mr. Speaker, it is past time to give our healthcare providers the tools they need to confront the growing epidemic of opioid abuse in our country. This is an emergency. As a doctor who has...



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    Representative Paul Tonko

    From: NY District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-13

    TONKO. Mr. Speaker, this week, we have seen a number of well- intentioned bills come to the floor with good ideas on how we can address the Nation's opioid epidemic that is sweeping our entire country. ...



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    Representative Doris O. Matsui

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2016-05-13

    MATSUI. Mr. Speaker, the opioid and heroin crisis has hit home for everyone, impacting our coworkers, our [[Page H2370]] neighbors, and our friends in every corner of this country. In Sacramento,...



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    Representative Bob Goodlatte

    From: VA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-13

    GOODLATTE. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. It has been quite a week. This week the House has passed 18 bills designed to address various facets of America's opioid epidemic....



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    Representative John Conyers Jr.

    From: MI District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-13

    CONYERS. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Members of the House, I rise in support of the House amendment to S. 524, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act. Before starting...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-13

    JACKSON LEE. Let me thank Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Conyers, the Judiciary Committee, and Mr. Sensenbrenner, who mentioned yesterday that he had been working on this for 2 years. We have joined him as the original...



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    Representative Robert C. "Bobby" Scott

    From: VA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-13

    SCOTT of Virginia changed his vote from ``yea'' to ``nay.'' So the bill was passed. The result of the vote was announced as above recorded. Pursuant to section 3 of House Resolution 725, the title...



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    Representative Mark Sanford

    From: SC District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-13

    SANFORD. Mr. Speaker, because I was in Nashville, Tennessee attending my son Landon's graduation from Vanderbilt University today, I was not present to vote. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yea''...



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    Representative Stephen Knight

    From: CA District 25

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-13

    KNIGHT. Mr. Speaker, on Friday, May 13th, I was absent due to obligations in the district. Had I been present for the day's vote series, I would have voted ``yea'' on rollcall No. 190, on ordering the...