S. 1893: Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act of 2015

Introduced:

Jul 29, 2015

Status:

Passed Senate on Dec 18, 2015

This bill passed in the Senate on December 18, 2015 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Lamar Alexander

Senior Senator from Tennessee

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2016
Length: 21 pages

Prognosis:

65% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize and improve programs related to mental health and substance use disorders.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 29, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 30, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 18, 2015
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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