H.R. 6712 (112th): Elgin Stafford Mental Illness Information Disclosure Act of 2012


Dec 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Laura Richardson

Representative for California's 37th congressional district



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About the bill

Full Title

To require the disclosure to parents of information regarding mental illness treatment for their children under the age of 26.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 27, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6712”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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