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H.R. 628 (113th): Mental Health in Schools Act of 2013

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To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend projects relating to children and violence to provide access to school-based comprehensive mental health programs.

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Sponsor and status

Grace Napolitano

Sponsor. Representative for California's 32nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
Length: 17 pages
Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


91 Cosponsors (90 Democrats, 1 Republican)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Napolitano Hosts Mental Health Roundtable
    — Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA32] (Sponsor) on Jun 17, 2014

Blumenauer Supports Legislation to Curb Gun Violence
    — Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 10, 2014

Rep. Napolitano Joins Metta World Peace, Brandon & Michi Marshall, Jill Diamond to Mark Childrens Mental Health Awareness Day
    — Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA32] (Sponsor) on May 7, 2014

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Feb 13, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 628 (113th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 628. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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