New Cosponsor — Oct 8, 2013
New Cosponsor: Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH]
The bill now has 18 cosponsors (12 Democrats, 6 Republicans).
A bill to amend section 520J of the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for mental health first aid training programs.
1/24/2013--Introduced.Mental Health First Aid Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Administrator of the ... Read more >
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. (2015). 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. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s153>
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