New Cosponsor — Nov 16, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA9]
The bill now has 84 cosponsors (74 Democrats, 10 Republicans).
Apr 15, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on April 15, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2010
Length: 9 pages
To amend the Public Health Service Act and the Social Security Act to extend health information technology assistance eligibility to behavioral health, mental health, and substance abuse professionals and facilities, and for other purposes.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 14, 2010
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5040 — 111th Congress: Health Information Technology Extension for Behavioral Health Services Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5040
“H.R. 5040 — 111th Congress: Health Information Technology Extension for Behavioral Health Services Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. August 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5040>
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