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S. 2680 - Mental Health Reform Act of 2016

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide comprehensive mental health reform, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Mental Health Reform Act of 2016

S. 2680 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide comprehensive mental health reform, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide comprehensive mental health reform, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Mental Health Reform Act of 2016
  • Mental Health Reform Act of 2016
  • Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act of 2016
  • Mental Health on Campus Improvement Act
  • Mental Health Reform Act of 2016
Sponsor
Lamar Alexander
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Advisory bodies
  • Aging
  • Child health
  • Congressional oversight
  • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Digestive and metabolic diseases
  • Disability and health-based discrimination
  • Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
  • Drug therapy
  • Drug trafficking and controlled substances
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Education programs funding
  • Emergency medical services and trauma care
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Federal officials
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health care quality
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health personnel
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Health promotion and preventive care
  • Higher education
  • Homelessness and emergency shelter
  • Hospital care
  • Indian social and development programs
  • Medical education
  • Medical research
  • Medical tests and diagnostic methods
  • Mental health
  • Minority health
  • Nutrition and diet
  • Performance measurement
  • Prescription drugs
  • Public-private cooperation
  • Right of privacy
  • State and local government operations
  • Violent crime
  • Virginia
  • Women's health
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/15/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/15/2016
3/15/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
3/15/2016Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar3/16/2016Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
4/26/2016Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Alexander with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar4/26/2016Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 437.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

53 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Mental Health Reform Act of 2016

53 organizations supported this bill

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 13). Stakeholder Letter re S. 2680. Retrieved July 27, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
american association of pastoral counselors
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
American Association of People with Disabilities
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 31). Re: Support letter for Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (S. 2680). Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
American Association on Health and Disability
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (2016, March 16). HELP Committee Markup a Critical Step for Balanced Pain Management Legislation. Retrieved March 17, 2016, from American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 13). Stakeholder Letter re S. 2680. Retrieved July 27, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
American Dance Therapy Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 13). Stakeholder Letter re S. 2680. Retrieved July 27, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
American Foundation for the Blind
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 31). Re: Support letter for Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (S. 2680). Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
American Group Psychotherapy Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
American Mental Health Counselors Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
American Nurses Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
American Occupational Therapy Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
american orthopsychiatric association
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
American Psychological Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 13). Stakeholder Letter re S. 2680. Retrieved July 27, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 31). Re: Support letter for Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (S. 2680). Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 31). Re: Support letter for Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (S. 2680). Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Clinical Social Work Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 31). Re: Support letter for Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (S. 2680). Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Corporation for Supportive Housing
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 31). Re: Support letter for Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (S. 2680). Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy & Action
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Jewish Federations of North America
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Lutheran Services in America (LSA)
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 31). Re: Support letter for Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (S. 2680). Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
Mental Health America
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 13). Stakeholder Letter re S. 2680. Retrieved July 27, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Mental Health Liaison Group
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
national alliance to advance adolescent health
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Alliance to End Homelessness
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Association for Children's Behavioral Health
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Association of Counties
Chase, Matt D. & Manderscheid, Ron (2016, March 15). NACo NACBHDD letter supporting Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Counties.
National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors
Chase, Matt D. & Manderscheid, Ron (2016, March 15). NACo NACBHDD letter supporting Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Counties.
national association of mental health planning and advisory councils
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
Covall, Mark (2016, March 10). Alexander Murray Letter of Support. Retrieved March 17, 2016, from National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems.
National Association of School Psychologists
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Association of Social Workers
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Association of State Directors of Special Education
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Council on Independent Living
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 31). Re: Support letter for Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (S. 2680). Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Disability Rights Network
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 31). Re: Support letter for Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (S. 2680). Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Down Syndrome Congress
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 31). Re: Support letter for Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (S. 2680). Retrieved April 19, 2016, from Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 13). Stakeholder Letter re S. 2680. Retrieved July 27, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National League for Nursing
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
National Register of Health Service Psychologists
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 13). Stakeholder Letter re S. 2680. Retrieved July 27, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
No Health Without Mental Health
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
School Social Work Association of America
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
The Trevor Project
Undersigned organizations (2016, July 13). Stakeholder Letter re S. 2680. Retrieved July 27, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.
Treatment Communities of America
Undersigned organizations (2016, March 15). RE: Support for The Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Retrieved March 23, 2016, from National Association of Social Workers.

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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$392,267$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$380,706$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$476,788$0
John BarrassoRWY$423,643$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$665,503$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$241,680$0
Roy BluntRMO$505,385$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$347,611$0
John BoozmanRAR$143,249$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$13,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$872,835$0
Richard BurrRNC$414,123$0
Maria CantwellDWA$173,394$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$245,533$0
Ben CardinDMD$459,934$0
Tom CarperDDE$175,017$0
Bob CaseyDPA$542,713$0
Bill CassidyRLA$1,061,796$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$40,800$0
William Thad CochranRMS$160,609$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$276,950$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$96,243$0
Bob CorkerRTN$341,537$0
John CornynRTX$584,558$0
Tom CottonRAR$357,894$0
Mike CrapoRID$247,127$0
Ted CruzRTX$316,954$0
Steve DainesRMT$97,900$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$123,921$0
Dick DurbinDIL$312,906$0
Mike EnziRWY$195,750$0
Joni ErnstRIA$36,665$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$147,163$0
Deb FischerRNE$113,189$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$206,661$0
Al FrankenDMN$290,455$0
Cory GardnerRCO$240,068$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$457,504$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$222,788$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$275,485$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$647,870$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$213,502$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$105,357$0
Dean HellerRNV$263,800$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$80,519$0
John HoevenRND$43,243$0
Jim InhofeROK$62,000$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$348,750$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$222,203$0
Tim KaineDVA$416,046$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$111,226$0
Mark KirkRIL$328,656$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$200,897$0
James LankfordROK$187,146$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$24,960$0
Mike LeeRUT$88,708$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$110,398$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$382,571$0
John McCainRAZ$157,020$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$450,540$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,040,520$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$464,765$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$198,576$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$90,314$0
Jerry MoranRKS$144,941$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$82,763$0
Chris MurphyDCT$333,372$0
Patty MurrayDWA$498,540$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$420,087$0
Rand PaulRKY$317,331$0
David PerdueRGA$149,850$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$412,602$0
Rob PortmanROH$632,496$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$104,325$0
Harry ReidDNV$337,961$0
Jim RischRID$37,710$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$319,864$0
Mike RoundsRSD$176,004$0
Marco RubioRFL$269,799$0
Bernie SandersIVT$87,014$0
Ben SasseRNE$125,031$0
Brian SchatzDHI$125,887$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$844,438$0
Tim ScottRSC$389,922$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$24,950$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$267,762$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$38,650$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$549,369$0
Dan SullivanRAK$65,257$0
Jon TesterDMT$312,173$0
John ThuneRSD$251,624$0
Thom TillisRNC$233,809$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$731,458$0
Tom UdallDNM$128,342$0
David VitterRLA$40,850$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$405,040$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$810,995$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$149,223$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$83,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$846,586$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$392,267$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$380,706$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$476,788$0
John BarrassoRWY$423,643$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$665,503$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$241,680$0
Roy BluntRMO$505,385$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$347,611$0
John BoozmanRAR$143,249$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$13,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$872,835$0
Richard BurrRNC$414,123$0
Maria CantwellDWA$173,394$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$245,533$0
Ben CardinDMD$459,934$0
Tom CarperDDE$175,017$0
Bob CaseyDPA$542,713$0
Bill CassidyRLA$1,061,796$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$40,800$0
William Thad CochranRMS$160,609$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$276,950$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$96,243$0
Bob CorkerRTN$341,537$0
John CornynRTX$584,558$0
Tom CottonRAR$357,894$0
Mike CrapoRID$247,127$0
Ted CruzRTX$316,954$0
Steve DainesRMT$97,900$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$123,921$0
Dick DurbinDIL$312,906$0
Mike EnziRWY$195,750$0
Joni ErnstRIA$36,665$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$147,163$0
Deb FischerRNE$113,189$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$206,661$0
Al FrankenDMN$290,455$0
Cory GardnerRCO$240,068$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$457,504$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$222,788$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$275,485$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$647,870$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$213,502$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$105,357$0
Dean HellerRNV$263,800$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$80,519$0
John HoevenRND$43,243$0
Jim InhofeROK$62,000$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$348,750$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$222,203$0
Tim KaineDVA$416,046$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$111,226$0
Mark KirkRIL$328,656$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$200,897$0
James LankfordROK$187,146$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$24,960$0
Mike LeeRUT$88,708$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$110,398$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$382,571$0
John McCainRAZ$157,020$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$450,540$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,040,520$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$464,765$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$198,576$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$90,314$0
Jerry MoranRKS$144,941$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$82,763$0
Chris MurphyDCT$333,372$0
Patty MurrayDWA$498,540$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$420,087$0
Rand PaulRKY$317,331$0
David PerdueRGA$149,850$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$412,602$0
Rob PortmanROH$632,496$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$104,325$0
Harry ReidDNV$337,961$0
Jim RischRID$37,710$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$319,864$0
Mike RoundsRSD$176,004$0
Marco RubioRFL$269,799$0
Bernie SandersIVT$87,014$0
Ben SasseRNE$125,031$0
Brian SchatzDHI$125,887$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$844,438$0
Tim ScottRSC$389,922$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$24,950$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$267,762$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$38,650$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$549,369$0
Dan SullivanRAK$65,257$0
Jon TesterDMT$312,173$0
John ThuneRSD$251,624$0
Thom TillisRNC$233,809$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$731,458$0
Tom UdallDNM$128,342$0
David VitterRLA$40,850$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$405,040$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$810,995$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$149,223$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$83,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$846,586$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Other physician specialists$10,272,691
Hospitals$8,196,785
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
Nurses$1,040,021
Public school teachers, administrators & officials$961,055
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$815,726
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
Human Rights$45,000
Municipal & county government organizations$250

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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