S. 77 (111th): Children’s Mental Health Parity Act

A bill to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for equal coverage of mental health services under the State Children's Health Insurance Program.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 3 pages


Jan 6, 2009

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S. 77 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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