Bill Text — Dec 27, 2012
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Dec 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on December 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 37th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 27, 2012
Length: 5 pages
To require the disclosure to parents of information regarding mental illness treatment for their children under the age of 26.
Elgin Stafford Mental Illness Information Disclosure Act of 2012 or Elgin's Law - Requires a health care professional to disclose to a parent of a covered individual being treated for ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6712 — 112th Congress: Elgin Stafford Mental Illness Information Disclosure Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6712
“H.R. 6712 — 112th Congress: Elgin Stafford Mental Illness Information Disclosure Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6712>
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