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H.R. 1367 (110th): Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007

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To amend section 712 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, section 2705 of the Public Health Service Act, and section 9812 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require equity in the provision of mental health and substance-related disorder benefits under group health plans.

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Sponsor and status

Patrick Kennedy

Sponsor. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2007
Length: 45 pages
Introduced
Mar 7, 2007
110th Congress (2007–2009)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Cosponsors

255 Cosponsors (222 Democrats, 33 Republicans)

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History

Mar 7, 2007
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1367 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1367. This is the one from the 110th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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