House Bill 7666
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act of 2022
Active
Amendments
Active
Passed House on Jun 22, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 6, 2022
Latest Action
Jun 23, 2022
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
7666
Congress
117
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
New Jersey
Maryland
House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (0)
Passed
June 22, 2022
Type
Passage Of A Measure
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act of 2022

This bill reauthorizes through FY2027, expands, and otherwise modifies various programs, grants, and related activities that focus on mental and behavioral health.

Specifically, the bill reauthorizes and modifies

  • the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances Program,
  • the Community Mental Health Services Block Grant,
  • the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant,
  • the Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Grant,
  • grants for screening and treating maternal depression and related behavioral disorders,
  • grants related to suicide prevention, and
  • grants to support the behavioral health workforce.

Additionally, the bill expands access to opioid and other substance use disorder treatments and recovery support services. For example, the bill (1) eliminates a provision that generally requires individuals to be addicted to opioids for at least a year before being admitted to an opioid treatment program, and (2) promotes access to high-quality recovery housing.

Other matters addressed by the bill include

  • activities to coordinate federal efforts related to behavioral health;
  • best practices for a crisis response continuum of care;
  • identification and treatment of eating disorders;
  • prevention and treatment of mental health and substance use disorders for tribal populations;
  • compliance by self-funded, nonfederal insurance plans with federal mental health parity requirements; and
  • integration of behavioral health in primary care settings.
Text (4)
June 23, 2022
June 22, 2022
June 13, 2022
Amendments (6)
Displaying only amendments with a detailed public record (5)
Jun 22, 2022
Not Agreed to in House
1
Sponsorship
House Amendment 236
Amendment sought to set January 1, 2024 as date of applicability for Sec. 262 to allow states time to review and update state law, if desired.
Active
Jun 22, 2022
Agreed to in House
1
Sponsorship
House Amendment 235
Amendment requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop best practices for establishing behavioral intervention teams in educational settings.
Agreed To
Jun 22, 2022
Agreed to in House
1
Sponsorship
House Amendment 234
Amendment requires a report on the available mental health and stress related resources or programs that are available to law enforcement officers. The report shall include additional legislative tools and authorities that may be helpful or necessary to assist in assessing, monitoring, and improving the mental health of law enforcement officers.
Agreed To
Jun 22, 2022
Agreed to in House
1
Sponsorship
House Amendment 233
An amendment en bloc comprised of the following amendments printed in Part E of House Report 117-381 as en bloc No. 2: Nos. 2, 3, 7, 11, 12, and 17.
Agreed To
Jun 22, 2022
Agreed to in House
1
Sponsorship
House Amendment 232
An amendment comprised of the following amendments printed in Part E of House Report 117-381 as en bloc No. 1: Nos. 1, 5, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, and 16.
Agreed To
Public Record
Record Created
May 7, 2022 7:12:13 AM
Record Updated
Jul 5, 2022 12:14:20 PM