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S. 646 - Medical Evaluation Parity for Servicemembers Act of 2015

Armed forces and national security. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide an individual with a mental health screening before the individual enlists in the Armed Forces or is commissioned as an officer in the Armed Forces, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Medical Evaluation Parity for Servicemembers Act of 2015

S. 646 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide an individual with a mental health screening before the individual enlists in the Armed Forces or is commissioned as an officer in the Armed Forces, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide an individual with a mental health screening before the individual enlists in the Armed Forces or is commissioned as an officer in the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Medical Evaluation Parity for Servicemembers Act of 2015
  • Medical Evaluation Parity for Servicemembers Act of 2015
Sponsor
Rob Portman
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Armed forces and national security
  • Congressional oversight
  • Health information and medical records
  • Medical tests and diagnostic methods
  • Mental health
  • Military medicine
  • Military personnel and dependents
  • Neurological disorders
  • Right of privacy
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Major Actions
Introduced3/03/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/03/2015
3/03/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
3/03/2015Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

34 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Medical Evaluation Parity for Servicemembers Act of 2015

34 organizations supported this bill

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
american association of pastoral counselors
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
American Counseling Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
American Dance Therapy Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
American Group Psychotherapy Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
American Mental Health Counselors Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
American Nurses Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
american orthopsychiatric association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
American Psychoanalytic Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
American Psychological Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
Clinical Social Work Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy & Action
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
Mental Health Liaison Group
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
national alliance to advance adolescent health
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
National Association for Children's Behavioral Health
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
national association for rural mental health
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
National Association of Counties
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
National Association of Social Workers
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
National Disability Rights Network
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
National League for Nursing
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
No Health Without Mental Health
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
schizophrenia and related disorders alliance of america
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
The Trevor Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.
Treatment Communities of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, April 10). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports S. 646. Retrieved December 8, 2015, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.

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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$271,867$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$207,150$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$190,581$0
John BarrassoRWY$123,600$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$387,260$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$148,340$0
Roy BluntRMO$334,085$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$252,460$0
John BoozmanRAR$40,624$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$13,250$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$603,283$0
Richard BurrRNC$202,573$0
Maria CantwellDWA$119,849$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$123,850$0
Ben CardinDMD$246,600$0
Tom CarperDDE$114,187$0
Bob CaseyDPA$397,615$0
Bill CassidyRLA$311,749$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$33,300$0
William Thad CochranRMS$108,400$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$137,450$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$46,600$0
Bob CorkerRTN$169,088$0
John CornynRTX$240,750$0
Tom CottonRAR$91,836$0
Mike CrapoRID$176,475$0
Ted CruzRTX$88,623$0
Steve DainesRMT$41,400$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$66,616$0
Dick DurbinDIL$217,543$0
Mike EnziRWY$111,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$12,100$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$99,526$0
Deb FischerRNE$46,000$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$122,911$0
Al FrankenDMN$169,780$0
Cory GardnerRCO$105,485$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$265,663$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$127,601$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$141,010$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$393,398$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$115,714$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$79,422$0
Dean HellerRNV$138,150$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$54,900$0
John HoevenRND$31,710$0
Jim InhofeROK$32,950$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$172,750$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$98,134$0
Tim KaineDVA$191,477$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$65,026$0
Mark KirkRIL$135,475$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$123,147$0
James LankfordROK$90,036$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$14,035$0
Mike LeeRUT$59,255$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$64,650$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$317,200$0
John McCainRAZ$67,015$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$301,655$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$633,520$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$305,965$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$110,162$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$61,464$0
Jerry MoranRKS$79,241$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$52,550$0
Chris MurphyDCT$189,537$0
Patty MurrayDWA$317,943$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$346,422$0
Rand PaulRKY$104,174$0
David PerdueRGA$65,850$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$294,507$0
Rob PortmanROH$378,429$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$39,100$0
Harry ReidDNV$207,350$0
Jim RischRID$24,710$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$201,464$0
Mike RoundsRSD$120,804$0
Marco RubioRFL$161,195$0
Bernie SandersIVT$65,630$0
Ben SasseRNE$51,440$0
Brian SchatzDHI$88,475$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$609,962$0
Tim ScottRSC$188,152$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$9,700$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$159,040$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$23,250$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$371,475$0
Dan SullivanRAK$27,900$0
Jon TesterDMT$205,924$0
John ThuneRSD$146,740$0
Thom TillisRNC$66,483$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$484,736$0
Tom UdallDNM$77,975$0
David VitterRLA$13,950$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$234,425$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$585,730$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$99,550$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$28,350$0
Ron WydenDOR$559,225$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$271,867$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$207,150$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$190,581$0
John BarrassoRWY$123,600$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$387,260$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$148,340$0
Roy BluntRMO$334,085$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$252,460$0
John BoozmanRAR$40,624$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$13,250$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$603,283$0
Richard BurrRNC$202,573$0
Maria CantwellDWA$119,849$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$123,850$0
Ben CardinDMD$246,600$0
Tom CarperDDE$114,187$0
Bob CaseyDPA$397,615$0
Bill CassidyRLA$311,749$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$33,300$0
William Thad CochranRMS$108,400$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$137,450$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$46,600$0
Bob CorkerRTN$169,088$0
John CornynRTX$240,750$0
Tom CottonRAR$91,836$0
Mike CrapoRID$176,475$0
Ted CruzRTX$88,623$0
Steve DainesRMT$41,400$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$66,616$0
Dick DurbinDIL$217,543$0
Mike EnziRWY$111,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$12,100$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$99,526$0
Deb FischerRNE$46,000$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$122,911$0
Al FrankenDMN$169,780$0
Cory GardnerRCO$105,485$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$265,663$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$127,601$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$141,010$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$393,398$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$115,714$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$79,422$0
Dean HellerRNV$138,150$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$54,900$0
John HoevenRND$31,710$0
Jim InhofeROK$32,950$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$172,750$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$98,134$0
Tim KaineDVA$191,477$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$65,026$0
Mark KirkRIL$135,475$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$123,147$0
James LankfordROK$90,036$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$14,035$0
Mike LeeRUT$59,255$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$64,650$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$317,200$0
John McCainRAZ$67,015$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$301,655$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$633,520$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$305,965$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$110,162$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$61,464$0
Jerry MoranRKS$79,241$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$52,550$0
Chris MurphyDCT$189,537$0
Patty MurrayDWA$317,943$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$346,422$0
Rand PaulRKY$104,174$0
David PerdueRGA$65,850$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$294,507$0
Rob PortmanROH$378,429$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$39,100$0
Harry ReidDNV$207,350$0
Jim RischRID$24,710$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$201,464$0
Mike RoundsRSD$120,804$0
Marco RubioRFL$161,195$0
Bernie SandersIVT$65,630$0
Ben SasseRNE$51,440$0
Brian SchatzDHI$88,475$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$609,962$0
Tim ScottRSC$188,152$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$9,700$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$159,040$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$23,250$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$371,475$0
Dan SullivanRAK$27,900$0
Jon TesterDMT$205,924$0
John ThuneRSD$146,740$0
Thom TillisRNC$66,483$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$484,736$0
Tom UdallDNM$77,975$0
David VitterRLA$13,950$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$234,425$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$585,730$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$99,550$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$28,350$0
Ron WydenDOR$559,225$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
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
Welfare & Social Work$587,558
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Mental Health Services$423,990
Health professionals$50,871
Municipal & county government organizations$250

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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