H.R.7116: 9–8–8 Implementation Act of 2022

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9-8-8 Implementation Act of 2022 This bill modifies provisions to increase access to behavioral health services, with a focus on crisis services and the 9-8-8 telecommunication system. (The 9-8-8 system provides callers with mental health or suicide crisis support and resources through the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and is scheduled to take effect by July 16, 2022.) The bill reauthorizes through FY2027 and revises the...

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March 28, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 18, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 17, 2022
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Armed Services, Veterans' Affairs, and Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
March 17, 2022

Introduced in the House by Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.)

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