H.R.1205: Improving Mental Health Access from the Emergency Department Act of 2021

About This Bill

Bill Sponsor

Bill Versions

Bill Summary

Improving Mental Health Access from the Emergency Department Act of 2021 This bill authorizes a grant program for emergency departments to increase access to follow-up psychiatric services for individuals who present for care of acute mental-health episodes. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration may award these grants.

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 6 statements associated with H.R.1205.

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 13, 2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
May 12, 2021
Pursuant to section 6 of H. Res. 380, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 297; H.R. 433; H.R. 478; H.R. 586; H.R. 721, as amended; H.R. 768; H.R. 810; H.R. 1205; H.R. 1260, as amended; H.R. 1324; H.R. 1448, as amended; H.R. 1475, as amended; H.R. 1480, as amended; H.R. 2862, as amended; H.R. 2955; and H.R. 2981. (consideration: CR H2235-2246; text: CR H2238)
May 12, 2021
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 380, proceedings on H.R. 1205 are considered vacated.
May 11, 2021
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
May 11, 2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1205.
May 11, 2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2169-2171; text: CR H2169-2170)
May 11, 2021
Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Feb. 23, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 22, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Feb. 22, 2021

Introduced in the House by Raul Ruiz (D-Calif.)

Close Comment Creative Commons Donate Email Facebook Mobile Phone Podcast Print Google News logo Google_NewsInitiative_Lockup_FullColor RSS Search Search Twitter WhatsApp Resolving differences Check Building Arrow right Info circle Oops OOPS Pencil File text Bars Search Close Cogs Filter Compare Revolving Door Info card Activity Member menu Globe Document External link Quote News Calendar No Vote
Current site Current page