H.R. 2380 (107th): Melanie Stokes Postpartum Depression Research and Care Act

Jun 28, 2001 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Bobby Rush
Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district
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Jun 28, 2001
10 pages

This bill was introduced on June 28, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 28, 2001
Referred to Committee Jun 28, 2001
Full Title

To provide for research on, and services for individuals with, postpartum depression and psychosis.


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125 cosponsors (103D, 21R, 1I) (show)

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Melanie Stokes Postpartum Depression Research and Care Act - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of NIH and the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, to expand and intensify research and related activities of the Institute with respect to postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis.
Authorizes appropriations.Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants to provide for projects for the establishment, operation, and coordination of effective and cost-efficient systems for the delivery of essential services to individuals with postpartum depression or postpartum psychosis and their families.
Authorizes appropriations.

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