A bill to amend the Public Health Services Act and the Social Security Act to extend health information technology assistance eligibility to behavioral health, mental health, and substance abuse professionals and facilities, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Rhode Island. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 10, 2011
Length: 9 pages
Mar 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 10, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 18, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1517 (113th).
S. 539 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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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