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Lawmakers Seek To Hold USPS 'Accountable' In Opioid Bill

Law360 (June 11, 2018, 7:24 PM EDT) -- A bipartisan, bicameral congressional group has reached an agreement on a bill aimed at holding the federal government "accountable" for preventing synthetic opioids from being trafficked into the U.S. through the Postal Service, according to a statement by the House Ways and Means Committee.

Members of the House and Senate on Friday released a new version of the bill, known as the Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention, or STOP, Act, which seeks to crack down on the imports of dangerous opioids. Under the proposed legislation, the...
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