S. 711 - Mental Health First Act of 2015

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend section 520J of the Public Service Health Act to authorize grants for mental health first aid training programs. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Mental Health First Act of 2015

S. 711 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend section 520J of the Public Service Health Act to authorize grants for mental health first aid training programs. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend section 520J of the Public Service Health Act to authorize grants for mental health first aid training programs.
Other Titles
  • Mental Health First Act of 2015
  • Mental Health First Act of 2015
Sponsor
Kelly Ayotte
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Education programs funding
  • Emergency medical services and trauma care
  • Health personnel
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Medical education
  • Mental health
  • Nursing
  • Rural conditions and development
  • School administration
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/11/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/11/2015
3/11/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
3/11/2015Introduced in Senate
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Contributions

  1. November - December 2010 For $73,830 Against $0
  2. January - February 2011 For $242,472 Against $0
  3. March - April 2011 For $612,970 Against $0
  4. May - June 2011 For $680,424 Against $0
  5. July - August 2011 For $324,463 Against $0
  6. September - October 2011 For $559,431 Against $0
  7. November - December 2011 For $546,152 Against $0
  8. January - February 2012 For $360,507 Against $0
  9. March - April 2012 For $680,498 Against $0
  10. May - June 2012 For $792,779 Against $0
  11. July - August 2012 For $694,175 Against $0
  12. September - October 2012 For $1,353,148 Against $0
  13. November - December 2012 For $183,748 Against $0
  14. January - February 2013 For $151,830 Against $0
  15. March - April 2013 For $637,423 Against $0
  16. May - June 2013 For $664,287 Against $0
  17. July - August 2013 For $332,429 Against $0
  18. September - October 2013 For $649,897 Against $0
  19. November - December 2013 For $494,720 Against $0
  20. January - February 2014 For $289,090 Against $0
  21. March - April 2014 For $628,850 Against $0
  22. May - June 2014 For $804,647 Against $0
  23. July - August 2014 For $494,834 Against $0
  24. September - October 2014 For $822,693 Against $0
  25. November - December 2014 For $255,562 Against $0
  26. January - February 2015 For $243,307 Against $0
  27. March - April 2015 For $687,844 Against $0
  28. May - June 2015 For $526,235 Against $0
  29. July - August 2015 For $224,162 Against $0
  30. September - October 2015 For $662,830 Against $0
  31. November - December 2015 For $404,096 Against $0
  32. January - February 2016 For $287,480 Against $0
  33. March - April 2016 For $575,536 Against $0
  34. May - June 2016 For $589,868 Against $0
  35. July - August 2016 For $476,124 Against $0
  36. September - October 2016 For $487,411 Against $0
  37. November - December 2016 For $37,997 Against $0

Votes

    38 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

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

    38 organizations supported this bill

    American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    American Art Therapy Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    american association of pastoral counselors
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    American Association on Health and Disability
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    American Counseling Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    American Dance Therapy Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    American Group Psychotherapy Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    American Mental Health Counselors Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    American Occupational Therapy Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    american orthopsychiatric association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    American Psychological Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    Anxiety and Depression Association of America
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    Eating Disorders Coalition
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    Jewish Federations of North America
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    Mental Health America
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    Mental Health Liaison Group
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    national alliance to advance adolescent health
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    National Association for Children's Behavioral Health
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    national association of mental health planning and advisory councils
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    National Association of School Psychologists
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    National Association of State Directors of Special Education
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    National League for Nursing
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    School Social Work Association of America
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    The Trevor Project
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    Treatment Communities of America
    Undersigned organizations (2015, April 28). Mental Health Liaison Group Supports Mental Health First Aid Act of 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015, from National League for Nursing.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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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$282,017$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$233,083$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$229,187$0
    John BarrassoRWY$123,600$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$455,063$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$163,280$0
    Roy BluntRMO$339,485$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$289,801$0
    John BoozmanRAR$51,369$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$13,250$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$662,279$0
    Richard BurrRNC$212,323$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$129,324$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$134,800$0
    Ben CardinDMD$256,750$0
    Tom CarperDDE$117,287$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$422,265$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$322,249$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$33,300$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$109,650$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$140,000$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$51,693$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$192,838$0
    John CornynRTX$253,000$0
    Tom CottonRAR$139,332$0
    Mike CrapoRID$178,275$0
    Ted CruzRTX$128,245$0
    Steve DainesRMT$43,000$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$77,021$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$230,106$0
    Mike EnziRWY$113,000$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$15,950$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$105,501$0
    Deb FischerRNE$49,700$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$129,511$0
    Al FrankenDMN$199,885$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$120,418$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$301,373$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$142,701$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$145,210$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$396,648$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$132,716$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$93,857$0
    Dean HellerRNV$145,850$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$62,575$0
    John HoevenRND$35,243$0
    Jim InhofeROK$42,900$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$189,725$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$106,153$0
    Tim KaineDVA$259,794$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$71,776$0
    Mark KirkRIL$141,000$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$132,097$0
    James LankfordROK$105,686$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$15,860$0
    Mike LeeRUT$61,158$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$69,900$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$329,531$0
    John McCainRAZ$83,415$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$338,905$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$645,095$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$345,915$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$127,067$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$61,464$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$80,841$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$53,055$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$205,375$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$348,510$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$360,202$0
    Rand PaulRKY$112,155$0
    David PerdueRGA$75,750$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$318,157$0
    Rob PortmanROH$385,674$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$40,025$0
    Harry ReidDNV$212,461$0
    Jim RischRID$24,710$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$202,214$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$138,004$0
    Marco RubioRFL$191,924$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$75,335$0
    Ben SasseRNE$61,790$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$103,875$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$635,162$0
    Tim ScottRSC$199,202$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$9,700$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$182,415$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$23,250$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$390,119$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$41,945$0
    Jon TesterDMT$231,100$0
    John ThuneRSD$156,154$0
    Thom TillisRNC$86,484$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$512,025$0
    Tom UdallDNM$90,207$0
    David VitterRLA$18,950$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$241,310$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$687,462$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$103,910$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$31,350$0
    Ron WydenDOR$571,496$0

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$282,017$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$233,083$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$229,187$0
    John BarrassoRWY$123,600$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$455,063$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$163,280$0
    Roy BluntRMO$339,485$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$289,801$0
    John BoozmanRAR$51,369$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$13,250$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$662,279$0
    Richard BurrRNC$212,323$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$129,324$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$134,800$0
    Ben CardinDMD$256,750$0
    Tom CarperDDE$117,287$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$422,265$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$322,249$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$33,300$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$109,650$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$140,000$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$51,693$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$192,838$0
    John CornynRTX$253,000$0
    Tom CottonRAR$139,332$0
    Mike CrapoRID$178,275$0
    Ted CruzRTX$128,245$0
    Steve DainesRMT$43,000$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$77,021$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$230,106$0
    Mike EnziRWY$113,000$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$15,950$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$105,501$0
    Deb FischerRNE$49,700$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$129,511$0
    Al FrankenDMN$199,885$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$120,418$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$301,373$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$142,701$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$145,210$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$396,648$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$132,716$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$93,857$0
    Dean HellerRNV$145,850$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$62,575$0
    John HoevenRND$35,243$0
    Jim InhofeROK$42,900$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$189,725$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$106,153$0
    Tim KaineDVA$259,794$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$71,776$0
    Mark KirkRIL$141,000$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$132,097$0
    James LankfordROK$105,686$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$15,860$0
    Mike LeeRUT$61,158$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$69,900$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$329,531$0
    John McCainRAZ$83,415$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$338,905$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$645,095$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$345,915$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$127,067$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$61,464$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$80,841$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$53,055$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$205,375$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$348,510$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$360,202$0
    Rand PaulRKY$112,155$0
    David PerdueRGA$75,750$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$318,157$0
    Rob PortmanROH$385,674$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$40,025$0
    Harry ReidDNV$212,461$0
    Jim RischRID$24,710$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$202,214$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$138,004$0
    Marco RubioRFL$191,924$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$75,335$0
    Ben SasseRNE$61,790$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$103,875$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$635,162$0
    Tim ScottRSC$199,202$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$9,700$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$182,415$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$23,250$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$390,119$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$41,945$0
    Jon TesterDMT$231,100$0
    John ThuneRSD$156,154$0
    Thom TillisRNC$86,484$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$512,025$0
    Tom UdallDNM$90,207$0
    David VitterRLA$18,950$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$241,310$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$687,462$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$103,910$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$31,350$0
    Ron WydenDOR$571,496$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
    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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