H.R. 20 (110th): Melanie Blocker-Stokes Postpartum Depression Research and Care Act


Jan 4, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 15, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.


Bobby Rush

Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2007
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1940 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 27, 2005

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 20” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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Jan 4, 2007
Reported by Committee
Sep 27, 2007
Passed House
Oct 15, 2007
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130 cosponsors (116D, 14R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Oct 15, 2007 7:10 p.m.
Passed 382/3

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