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Mar 15, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
This bill was introduced on August 1, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from New Mexico
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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2001
Length: 22 pages
A bill to provide for equal coverage of mental health benefits with respect to health insurance coverage unless comparable limitations are imposed on medical and surgical benefits.
9/6/2001--Reported to Senate amended.Mental Health Equitable Treatment Act of 2001 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Public Health Service Act, respectively, to prohibit certain ... Read more >
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 14, 1999
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 20, 2002
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 543 — 107th Congress: Mental Health Equitable Treatment Act of 2001. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/s543
“S. 543 — 107th Congress: Mental Health Equitable Treatment Act of 2001.” www.GovTrack.us. 2001. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/s543>
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