S. 539 (112th): Behavioral Health Information Technology Act of 2011
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.
Senator from Rhode Island
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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2011
Length: 9 pages
About the bill
- Full Title
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.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 18, 2013
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2012
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17 cosponsors (15D, 1I, 1R) (show)(joined Mar 28, 2011)(joined May 3, 2011)(joined May 3, 2011)(joined May 3, 2011)(joined May 3, 2011)(joined May 25, 2011)(joined May 26, 2011)(joined Jun 29, 2011)(joined Jul 6, 2011)(joined Jul 13, 2011)(joined Jul 13, 2011)(joined Jul 21, 2011)(joined Jul 26, 2011)(joined Sep 6, 2011)(joined Jan 24, 2012)(joined Feb 14, 2012)(joined Jun 28, 2012)
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 539 — 112th Congress: Behavioral Health Information Technology Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s539
“S. 539 — 112th Congress: Behavioral Health Information Technology Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. May 23, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s539>
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