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H.R. 1720 (102nd): District of Columbia Mental Health Program Assistance Act of 1991

To amend the Saint Elizabeths Hospital and District of Columbia Mental Health Services Act to permit the Secretary of Health and Human Services to enter into an agreement with the Mayor of the District of Columbia with respect to capital improvements necessary for the delivery of mental health services in the District, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Apr 11, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 31, 1991

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 31, 1991.

Pub.L. 102-150

Ronald Dellums

Representative for California's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 31, 1991



Apr 11, 1991

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Apr 30, 1991
Ordered Reported

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Jun 11, 1991
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 16, 1991
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 31, 1991
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1720 (102nd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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