Senate Simple Resolution 670
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A resolution recognizing the tenth anniversary of the enactment of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008.
Active
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Passed Senate on Oct 10, 2018
Overview
Text
Introduced
Oct 9, 2018
Latest Action
Oct 10, 2018
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
A form of legislative measure introduced and potentially acted upon by only one congressional chamber and used for the regulation of business only within the chamber of origin. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Res. or S.Res. Joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
670
Congress
115
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Minnesota
Maryland
Illinois
Louisiana
Delaware
Minnesota
Connecticut
New Jersey
Rhode Island
Passed
October 10, 2018
Type
Unanimous Consent
Unanimous Consent
A senator may request unanimous consent on the floor to set aside a specified rule of procedure so as to expedite proceedings. If no Senator objects, the Senate permits the action, but if any one senator objects, the request is rejected. Unanimous consent requests with only immediate effects are routinely granted, but ones affecting the floor schedule, the conditions of considering a bill or other business, or the rights of other senators, are normally not offered, or a floor leader will object to it, until all senators concerned have had an opportunity to inform the leaders that they find it acceptable.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
Summary

Commemorates October 3, 2018, as the 10th anniversary of the enactment of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008.

Declares access to behavioral health services a priority.

Expresses support for enforcement of this Act.

Text (2)
October 10, 2018
October 9, 2018
Actions (6)
10/10/2018
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
10/10/2018
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
10/10/2018
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6773)
10/10/2018
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S6773)
10/09/2018
Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6733)
10/09/2018
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Oct 10, 2018 4:25:29 AM
Updated
Sep 28, 2020 10:42:26 PM