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H.R. 5272 (115th): To provide additional guidance to grantees seeking funding to treat or prevent mental health or substance use disorders.

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 12, 2018 (Passed the House).


I

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5272

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

AN ACT

To provide additional guidance to grantees seeking funding to treat or prevent mental health or substance use disorders.

1.

Guidance from National Mental Health and Substance Use Policy Laboratory

Section 501A(b) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 290aa–0(b)) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (5), by striking and at the end;

(2)

in paragraph (6), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; and; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following:

(7)

issue and periodically update guidance for entities applying for grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in order to—

(A)

encourage the funding of evidence-based practices;

(B)

encourage the replication of promising or effective practices; and

(C)

inform applicants on how to best articulate the rationale for the funding of a program or activity.

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Passed the House of Representatives June 12, 2018.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk.