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Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Massachusetts
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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 3 pages
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.
1/6/2009--Introduced.Children's Mental Health Parity Act - Amends title XXI (State Children's Health Insurance) (SCHIP) of the Social Security Act to require a state child health plan to ensure that the ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1337 (110th).
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 77 — 111th Congress: Children’s Mental Health Parity Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s77
“S. 77 — 111th Congress: Children’s Mental Health Parity Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s77>
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