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- 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.
- Summary (CRS)
9/23/2008--Passed House amended.Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 - Section2 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the ...
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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.
7 cosponsors (6D, 1R)
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Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 3, 2008
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 28, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. November 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr6983>
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