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S. 3131 (95th): Medicare Mental Illness Non-Discrimination Act

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A bill to eliminate discrimination with regard to mental illness under medicare.

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Sponsor and status

May 23, 1978
95th Congress (1977–1978)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 23, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Clifford Case

Senator for New Jersey



3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)



May 23, 1978

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S. 3131 (95th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3131. This is the one from the 95th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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