New Cosponsor — Oct 8, 2013
New Cosponsor: Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH]
The bill now has 18 cosponsors (12 Democrats, 6 Republicans).
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A bill to amend section 520J of the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for mental health first aid training programs.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 153”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 153 — 113th Congress: Mental Health First Aid Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s153
“S. 153 — 113th Congress: Mental Health First Aid Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s153>
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