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H.R. 1475: Pursuing Equity in Mental Health Act

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To address mental health issues for youth, particularly youth of color, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Bonnie Watson Coleman

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 13, 2021
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
Mar 1, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on May 12, 2021

This bill passed in the House on May 12, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

62 Cosponsors (60 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Watson Coleman, Katko Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Address Racial Disparities in Mental Health Coverage
    — Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman [D-NJ12] (Sponsor) on Mar 3, 2021

Napolitano & Katko Lead 37 Colleagues in Urging Senate HELP Committee to Immediately Consider House-Passed Mental Health Bills
    — Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA32] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 1, 2022

the daily leader: wednesday, may 12, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 11, 2021

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History

Mar 1, 2021
 
Introduced

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May 7, 2021
 
Text Published

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May 12, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1475 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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