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H.R.4574: Strengthening Mental Health in Our Communities Act of 2014
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||health|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Ron Barber, D-Ariz.|
|Total Cosponsors||66 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||May 6, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||July 21, 2014|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Strengthening Mental Health in Our Communities Act of 2014 - Establishes the White House Office of Mental Health Policy to monitor federal mental health activities and develop a National Strategy for Mental Health, a comprehensive plan to provide services to individuals with mental illness.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize through FY 2019 various mental health grant programs, including programs for youth suicide prevention, homeless individuals, and diverting individuals with mental illness from the criminal justice system.
Replaces youth interagency research, training, and technical assistance centers with a suicide prevention technical assistance center and authorizes the center through FY2019.
Revises and extends through FY2019 grant programs to provide: (1) comprehensive community mental health services for children with serious emotional disturbances, and (2) for continued operation of the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NC...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|July 21, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|June 20, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.|
|June 13, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.|
|May 16, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.|
|May 9, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
|May 6, 2014||Referred to House Natural Resources|
|May 6, 2014||Referred to House Education and the Workforce|
|May 6, 2014||Referred to House Veterans' Affairs|
|May 6, 2014||Referred to House Armed Services|
|May 6, 2014||Referred to House Judiciary|
|May 6, 2014||Referred to House Ways and Means|
|May 6, 2014||Referred to House Energy and Commerce|