To increase access to community behavioral health services for all Americans and to improve Medicaid reimbursement for community behavioral health services.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 21, 2012
Length: 19 pages
Jun 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 21, 2012
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 19, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1263 (113th).
H.R. 5989 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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