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S. 2680 (114th): Mental Health Reform Act of 2016

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A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide comprehensive mental health reform, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Lamar Alexander

Sponsor. Senator for Tennessee. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2016
Length: 316 pages
Introduced
Mar 15, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 16, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

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)
Cosponsors

29 Cosponsors (15 Democrats, 14 Republicans)

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What legislators are saying

Alexander: \"21st Century Cures\" Law Highlights 2016 Accomplishments of Senate's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
    — Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN, 2003-2020] (Sponsor) on Dec 20, 2016

Q&A: Mental Health Reform
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 30, 2016

Senator Roberts Applauds Passage of Major Medical Innovation Legislation
    — Sen. Pat Roberts [R-KS, 1997-2020] on Dec 7, 2016

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History

Mar 15, 2016
 
Introduced

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Mar 16, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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S. 2680 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2680. 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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