Reported by Committee — Feb 9, 2016
Last Action: Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 89.
Explanation: The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 9, 2016.
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Sep 22, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
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
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.
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6983”). 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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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 3, 2008
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 28, 2008
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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. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6983>
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