Addiction Treatment Bill Moves to Senate with Lump-Sum Authorization
The Senate Judiciary Committee has marked up and moved the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), S.524, a bipartisan bill to bolster community-based efforts at helping addicts. Going into the markup, the bill carved out small authorizations for several strategies.
Judiciary to Mark Up Treatment-Focused Heroin Addiction Bill
The Senate Judiciary Committee plans to mark up a bill on Thursday aimed at addressing “the national epidemics of prescription opioid abuse and heroin use.” The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), S.524, has bipartisan support in the committee and sister legislation in the House.