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H.R. 7776 (116th): Children’s Mental Health Care Access Act of 2020


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 24, 2020 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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116th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 7776

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 24, 2020

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor

A BILL

To permit child care providers that receive payment for services provided under the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 to use a portion of such payment to purchase mental health supports necessary to protect the health of participating children and child care workers.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Children’s Mental Health Care Access Act of 2020.

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Authority to purchase mental health supports to protect children who receive certain child care services

A child care provider who receives payment for services provided under the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 9857 et seq.) may use a portion of such payment to purchase mental health supports necessary to protect the health of children who receive such services and child care workers who provide such services.