H.R. 6983 (110th): Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008

Introduced:

Sep 22, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 23, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Patrick Kennedy

Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2008
Length: 36 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Sep 22, 2008
 
Introduced

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Sep 23, 2008
 
Passed House

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