H.R.4944: Helping Kids Cope Act of 2021

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Aug. 6, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Aug. 9, 2021

Bill Cosponsors

66 (61 Democrats, 5 Republicans)

Bill Version

Bill Summary

Helping Kids Cope Act of 2021 This bill provides funding through FY2026 to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for grants to enhance access to and provider training in pediatric behavioral health care. Specifically, HRSA must award grants to pediatricians, children's hospitals, and other providers to support pediatric behavioral health integration and coordination within communities. Grant-funded activities may include...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.4944.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 9, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Aug. 6, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Aug. 6, 2021

Introduced in the House by Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.)

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