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H.R. 3681 (114th): Improving Access to Emergency Psychiatric Care Act

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To extend and expand the Medicaid emergency psychiatric demonstration project.

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Sponsor and status

Susan Brooks

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 2, 2015
Length: 12 pages
Oct 2, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
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This bill was enacted as:

S. 599: Improving Access to Emergency Psychiatric Care Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 11, 2015. (compare text)

2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)


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What legislators are saying

NAPHS Applauds Final Passage of Bipartisan Legislation To Extend and Expand the Medicaid Emergency Psychiatric Demonstration Project
    — Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5, 2013-2020] (Sponsor) on Nov 20, 2015

Bill to Provide Life-Saving Care for Patients with Mental Illnesses or Substance Use Disorders Passes House
    — Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD3] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 16, 2015

House Passes Brooks Proposal to Help People Experiencing a Mental Health Crisis
    — Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5, 2013-2020] (Sponsor) on Nov 16, 2015

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Oct 2, 2015

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H.R. 3681 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3681. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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