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S. 599 (114th): Improving Access to Emergency Psychiatric Care Act

A bill to extend and expand the Medicaid emergency psychiatric demonstration project.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 26, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 11, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 11, 2015.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-97

Sponsor:

Benjamin Cardin

Senior Senator from Maryland

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2016
Length: 5 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 3681: Improving Access to Emergency Psychiatric Care Act

Introduced on Oct 2, 2015. 97% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Feb 26, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jun 24, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 30, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Finance

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Sep 28, 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.

Nov 16, 2015
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 19, 2015
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 11, 2015
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 599 (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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