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S. 1945 - Mental Health Reform Act of 2015

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to make available needed psychiatric, psychological, and supportive services for individuals with mental illness and families in mental health crisis, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Mental Health Reform Act of 2015

S. 1945 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to make available needed psychiatric, psychological, and supportive services for individuals with mental illness and families in mental health crisis, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to make available needed psychiatric, psychological, and supportive services for individuals with mental illness and families in mental health crisis, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Mental Health Reform Act of 2015
  • Mental Health Reform Act of 2015
Sponsor
Bill Cassidy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Advisory bodies
  • Child health
  • Congressional oversight
  • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Federal officials
  • Government information and archives
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health care quality
  • Health facilities and institutions
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health personnel
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Health promotion and preventive care
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Home and outpatient care
  • Homelessness and emergency shelter
  • Hospital care
  • Housing and community development funding
  • Medicaid
  • Medical education
  • Medical research
  • Medical tests and diagnostic methods
  • Medicare
  • Mental health
  • Minority education
  • Minority health
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Research administration and funding
  • Right of privacy
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
  • State and local government operations
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced8/05/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced8/05/2015
8/05/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
8/05/2015Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

38 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Mental Health Reform Act of 2015

38 organizations supported this bill

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
american association of pastoral counselors
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
American College of Emergency Physicians
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
American Dance Therapy Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
American Group Psychotherapy Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
American Occupational Therapy Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
american orthopsychiatric association
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
American Psychological Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
Ascension Health
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Letter to McConnell Re: Mental Health Reform. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems.
Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Letter to McConnell Re: Mental Health Reform. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems.
Clinical Social Work Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy & Action
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
Emergency Nurses Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Letter to McConnell Re: Mental Health Reform. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems.
Jewish Federations of North America
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Letter to McConnell Re: Mental Health Reform. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems.
Mental Health America
Gioinfriddo, Paul (2015, August 4). MHA Applauds Introduction of Mental Health Reform Act of 2015. Retrieved August 12, 2015, from MHA.
Mental Health Liaison Group
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
national alliance to advance adolescent health
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
National Alliance to End Homelessness
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
National Association for Children's Behavioral Health
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Letter to McConnell Re: Mental Health Reform. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems.
National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
National Association of School Psychologists
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
National Association of Social Workers
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors
Undersigned organizations (2016, April 5). Letter to McConnell Re: Mental Health Reform. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems.
National Association of State Directors of Special Education
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
National League for Nursing
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
No Health Without Mental Health
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
School Social Work Association of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.
Society of Hospital Medicine
Harrington, Robert (2015, November 10). SHM Support Letter for S. 1945. Retrieved March 10, 2016, from Society of Hospital Medicine.
Treatment Communities of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). MHLG Supports S. 1945. Retrieved January 6, 2016, from American Psychological Association.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$436,367$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$409,643$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$313,312$0
John BarrassoRWY$445,426$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$679,813$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$279,180$0
Roy BluntRMO$595,134$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$374,143$0
John BoozmanRAR$148,899$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$13,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$873,470$0
Richard BurrRNC$493,590$0
Maria CantwellDWA$189,960$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$261,208$0
Ben CardinDMD$509,659$0
Tom CarperDDE$180,767$0
Bob CaseyDPA$629,218$0
Bill CassidyRLA$1,201,582$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$50,800$0
William Thad CochranRMS$178,709$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$273,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$91,243$0
Bob CorkerRTN$402,959$0
John CornynRTX$656,179$0
Tom CottonRAR$366,744$0
Mike CrapoRID$258,877$0
Ted CruzRTX$373,904$0
Steve DainesRMT$113,900$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$136,920$0
Dick DurbinDIL$343,256$0
Mike EnziRWY$202,250$0
Joni ErnstRIA$43,265$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$135,713$0
Deb FischerRNE$124,689$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$284,061$0
Al FrankenDMN$274,305$0
Cory GardnerRCO$282,968$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$420,170$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$231,538$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$288,435$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$767,719$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$213,003$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$105,607$0
Dean HellerRNV$278,550$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$73,475$0
John HoevenRND$49,033$0
Jim InhofeROK$64,000$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$362,100$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$238,028$0
Tim KaineDVA$409,444$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$108,026$0
Mark KirkRIL$371,175$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$222,913$0
James LankfordROK$197,571$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$24,960$0
Mike LeeRUT$114,085$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$137,148$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$423,896$0
John McCainRAZ$176,240$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$489,978$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,217,871$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$533,065$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$198,672$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$92,814$0
Jerry MoranRKS$153,841$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$81,655$0
Chris MurphyDCT$327,426$0
Patty MurrayDWA$527,987$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$542,437$0
Rand PaulRKY$323,401$0
David PerdueRGA$161,450$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$444,307$0
Rob PortmanROH$669,606$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$105,325$0
Harry ReidDNV$362,411$0
Jim RischRID$38,210$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$358,214$0
Mike RoundsRSD$193,204$0
Marco RubioRFL$306,611$0
Bernie SandersIVT$88,064$0
Ben SasseRNE$193,331$0
Brian SchatzDHI$136,589$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$976,313$0
Tim ScottRSC$451,772$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$35,550$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$292,323$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$44,650$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$650,671$0
Dan SullivanRAK$70,457$0
Jon TesterDMT$326,361$0
John ThuneRSD$268,879$0
Thom TillisRNC$267,131$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$815,263$0
Tom UdallDNM$130,092$0
David VitterRLA$61,350$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$434,090$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$818,897$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$156,973$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$92,333$0
Ron WydenDOR$931,161$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$436,367$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$409,643$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$313,312$0
John BarrassoRWY$445,426$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$679,813$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$279,180$0
Roy BluntRMO$595,134$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$374,143$0
John BoozmanRAR$148,899$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$13,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$873,470$0
Richard BurrRNC$493,590$0
Maria CantwellDWA$189,960$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$261,208$0
Ben CardinDMD$509,659$0
Tom CarperDDE$180,767$0
Bob CaseyDPA$629,218$0
Bill CassidyRLA$1,201,582$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$50,800$0
William Thad CochranRMS$178,709$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$273,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$91,243$0
Bob CorkerRTN$402,959$0
John CornynRTX$656,179$0
Tom CottonRAR$366,744$0
Mike CrapoRID$258,877$0
Ted CruzRTX$373,904$0
Steve DainesRMT$113,900$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$136,920$0
Dick DurbinDIL$343,256$0
Mike EnziRWY$202,250$0
Joni ErnstRIA$43,265$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$135,713$0
Deb FischerRNE$124,689$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$284,061$0
Al FrankenDMN$274,305$0
Cory GardnerRCO$282,968$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$420,170$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$231,538$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$288,435$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$767,719$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$213,003$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$105,607$0
Dean HellerRNV$278,550$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$73,475$0
John HoevenRND$49,033$0
Jim InhofeROK$64,000$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$362,100$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$238,028$0
Tim KaineDVA$409,444$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$108,026$0
Mark KirkRIL$371,175$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$222,913$0
James LankfordROK$197,571$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$24,960$0
Mike LeeRUT$114,085$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$137,148$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$423,896$0
John McCainRAZ$176,240$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$489,978$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,217,871$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$533,065$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$198,672$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$92,814$0
Jerry MoranRKS$153,841$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$81,655$0
Chris MurphyDCT$327,426$0
Patty MurrayDWA$527,987$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$542,437$0
Rand PaulRKY$323,401$0
David PerdueRGA$161,450$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$444,307$0
Rob PortmanROH$669,606$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$105,325$0
Harry ReidDNV$362,411$0
Jim RischRID$38,210$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$358,214$0
Mike RoundsRSD$193,204$0
Marco RubioRFL$306,611$0
Bernie SandersIVT$88,064$0
Ben SasseRNE$193,331$0
Brian SchatzDHI$136,589$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$976,313$0
Tim ScottRSC$451,772$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$35,550$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$292,323$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$44,650$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$650,671$0
Dan SullivanRAK$70,457$0
Jon TesterDMT$326,361$0
John ThuneRSD$268,879$0
Thom TillisRNC$267,131$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$815,263$0
Tom UdallDNM$130,092$0
David VitterRLA$61,350$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$434,090$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$818,897$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$156,973$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$92,333$0
Ron WydenDOR$931,161$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Other physician specialists$10,272,691
Hospitals$8,196,785
Health care services$2,276,678
Outpatient health services (incl drug & alcohol)$2,224,128
Psychiatrists & psychologists$1,437,356
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Other non-physician health practitioners$1,237,173
Health care institutions$1,193,346
Nurses$1,040,021
Public school teachers, administrators & officials$961,055
Welfare & Social Work$587,558
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
Mental Health Services$423,990
Health professionals$50,871

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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