H.R. 1424 (110th): Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007

Introduced:

Mar 9, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 3, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 3, 2008.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-343

Sponsor:

Patrick Kennedy

Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 3, 2008
Length: 169 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide authority for the Federal Government to purchase and insure certain types of troubled assets for the purposes of providing stability to and preventing disruption in the economy and financial system and protecting taxpayers, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes.

Summary

This is the Senate's October 2008 Economic Stimulus Relief Bill. This bill was originally introduced in March 2007 and passed the House as the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008. In October 2008, it was co-opted as the so-called "vehicle" to pass the relief bill with an amendment that rewrites the whole bill. The House's initial vehicle was ...

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History

Mar 9, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 18, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Mar 5, 2008
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 1, 2008
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Oct 2, 2008
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Oct 3, 2008
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 3, 2008
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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