Summary

2/5/2013--Introduced. Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Reauthorization Act or STOP Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program to reduce underage drinking for... Read More

Status

Date Introduced
Feb 5, 2013

Co-Sponsors

d-82
r-18

Bill Text

This bill text has not yet been received from the Government Printing Office.

Sentiment Map

Select:

Nation

2 Supporting
24 Opposing
8% 92%

State: CA

1 Supporting
1 Opposing
50% 50%

District: 1st

0 Supporting
0 Opposing
0% 0%

Popularity Trend

Organizations Supporting

No organizations supporting yet.

Organizations Opposing

No organizations opposing yet.

Users Supporting

No constiutents supporting yet.

Users Opposing

I oppose H.R. 498 ("To provide for programs and activities with respect to the prevention of underage drinking.") because...while I'm sure the sponsor has good intentions, "programs" like this seem to have an effect opposite to what is intended, and therefore are largely a waste of time and money. "Underage drinking" starts in the family and the home, and that's where the responsibility for fixing it lies; not with federal government "programs and activities". Thank you.

Share
FL
7
willy-um
FL-7
2 years ago

I oppose H.R. 498 ("To provide for programs and activities with respect to the prevention of underage drinking.") because... The government doesn't know what to do about this, so it would be a waste of money (that we don't have).

Share
TN
4
Keiller
TN-4
2 years ago

Bill Summary

<br /> 2/5/2013--Introduced.<br /> Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Reauthorization Act or STOP Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program to reduce underage drinking for FY2014-FY2018. Revises reporting requirements for state programs on underage drinking. Specifies additional requirements for the development of the national media campaign to prevent underage drinking. Directs the Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to make grants to professional pediatric provider organizations to increase effective practices, including the screening of children and adolescents for alcohol use, to reduce the prevalence of alcohol use among individuals under the age of 21, including college students. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to collect data and conduct or support new research on underage drinking that improves and conducts public health surveillance of alcohol use and alcohol-related conditions in states among individuals between age 18 and 20 by increasing the use of surveys, such as the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, to monitor binge and excessive drinking and related harms.<br /> <br />

H.R. 497 America Works Act H.R. 499The Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act