Sep 22, 2008
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 September 23, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2008
Length: 36 pages
About the bill
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.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 6983 — 110th Congress: Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6983
“H.R. 6983 — 110th Congress: Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. August 25, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6983>
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