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  • Protecting Our Infants Act of 2015


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    Representative Joseph R. Pitts

    From: PA District 16

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-11-16

    PITTS. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (S. 799) to address problems related to prenatal opioid use. The Clerk read the title of the bill. The text of the bill is as follows: ...



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    Representative Gene Green

    From: TX District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-16

    GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of S. 799, Protecting Our Infants Act of 2015. This legislation, sponsored by Senator Mitch McConnell...



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    Representative Evan H. Jenkins

    From: WV District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-11-16

    JENKINS of West Virginia. Mr. Speaker, every day in hospitals across my district and the country, tragically, babies begin their lives suffering through drug withdrawal because they were exposed during...



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    Representative Katherine M. Clark

    From: MA District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-16

    CLARK of Massachusetts. Mr. Speaker, today 58 babies, 1 baby every 25 minutes, will be born suffering from the same pain adults describe as the worst pain of their lives, the pain of drug withdrawal. ...



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    Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    From: NJ District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-11-16

    PALLONE. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of S. 799--the Protecting Our Infants Act of 2015. This legislation addresses a sad reality of our country's opioid epidemic: prenatal [[Page H8182]] opioid...



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    Senator Mitch McConnell

    From: KY

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-10-22

    McCONNELL. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to the immediate consideration of Calendar No. 246, S. 799. The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the bill by title. ...



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    Senator Kelly Ayotte

    From: NH

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-10-22

    AYOTTE. Mr. President, I want to thank our leader and thank Senator Casey for introducing and pushing to pass this very important legislation. This legislation, the Protecting Our Infants Act, of which...



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    Representative Brett Guthrie

    From: KY District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-08

    GUTHRIE. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 1462) to combat the rise of prenatal opioid abuse and neonatal abstinence syndrome. The Clerk read the title of the bill. ...



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    Representative Gene Green

    From: TX District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-08

    GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself as much time as I may consume. I rise in support of H.R. 1462, the Protecting Our Infants Act, led by Representatives Katherine Clark and Steve Stivers. ...



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    Representative Evan H. Jenkins

    From: WV District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-08

    JENKINS of West Virginia. Mr. Speaker, every day in hospitals across the Third Congressional District of West Virginia and the country babies begin their lives going through drug withdrawal because they...



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    Representative Katherine M. Clark

    From: MA District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-08

    CLARK of Massachusetts. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Texas for yielding. Our Nation is experiencing a deadly opiate epidemic, an epidemic that knows no boundaries and destroys lives, families,...



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    Representative Steve Stivers

    From: OH District 15

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-08

    STIVERS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to support a bill that my colleague from Massachusetts, Representative Katherine Clark, and I introduced, H.R. 1462, the Protect Our Infants Act. I want to thank Representative...



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    Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    From: NJ District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-08

    PALLONE. Mr. Speaker, I support H.R. 1462 the ``Protecting Our Infants Act of 2015.'' This legislation would address the urgent need for a comprehensive strategy for one of the harmful outcome of our...