S. 1893 (114th): Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act of 2015

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 29, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Passed Senate (House next) (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 18, 2015 but was never passed by the House. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 34: 21st Century Cures Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 13, 2016. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Lamar Alexander

Senior Senator from Tennessee

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2016
Length: 21 pages

History

Jul 29, 2015
 
Introduced

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Aug 6, 2015
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 30, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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

Sep 30, 2015
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Dec 18, 2015
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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.

S. 1893 (114th) 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.

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

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