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S. 195 (113th): Mental Health in Schools Act of 2013

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A bill 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Alan “Al” Franken

Sponsor. Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 31, 2013
Length: 16 pages
Jan 31, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 31, 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).


22 Cosponsors (21 Democrats, 1 Independent)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

President Obama has more judicial nominees confirmed in first 5 months of 5th year of Presidency than President Bush did in the entire 5th year of his presidency
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] on Jun 13, 2013

Rep. Napolitano Thanks President Obama for Issuing Proclamation, Announces May Mental Health Month Events Calendar
    — Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA32] on May 1, 2014

Rep. Napolitano Receives Mental Health Award
    — Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA32] on Mar 5, 2014

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Jan 31, 2013

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

S. 195 (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 S. 195. 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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