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

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Mar 9, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 3, 2008

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


Pub.L. 110-343


Patrick Kennedy

Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 3, 2008
Length: 169 pages


Mar 9, 2007

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Jul 18, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Mar 5, 2008
Passed House

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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.

H.R. 1424 (110th) 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 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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