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


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 was not enacted.


Clifford Case

Senator from New Jersey


About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

5/23/1978--Introduced.Medicare Mental Illness Non-Discrimination Act - Makes findings that mental illness is more prevalent in elderly persons than in younger adults and that the social security coverage for mental illness ... Read more >

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May 23, 1978

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3131”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
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