S. 993: Comprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act of 2015

Introduced:

Apr 16, 2015

Status:

Passed Senate on Dec 10, 2015

This bill passed in the Senate on December 10, 2015 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Alan “Al” Franken

Junior Senator from Minnesota

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2015
Length: 27 pages

Prognosis:

34% chance of being enacted (details)

See Instead:

H.R. 1854 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Jan 12, 2016

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to increase public safety by facilitating collaboration among the criminal justice, juvenile justice, veterans treatment services, mental health treatment, and substance abuse systems.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 16, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 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 10, 2015
 
Passed Senate

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

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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