S. 2311: Bringing Postpartum Depression Out of the Shadows Act of 2015

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, to make grants to States for screening and treatment for maternal depression.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Nov 19, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Nov 19, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on November 19, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Dean Heller

Junior Senator from Nevada

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2015
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Nov 19, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2311 is 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.

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