S. 993 - Comprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act of 2015

Crime and law enforcement. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to increase public safety by facilitating collaboration among the criminal justice, juvenile justice, veterans treatment services, mental health treatment, and substance abuse systems. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the Senate on December 9, 2015 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. 1 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

by voice vote on December 10, 2015.

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Comprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act of 2015

S. 993 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to increase public safety by facilitating collaboration among the criminal justice, juvenile justice, veterans treatment services, mental health treatment, and substance abuse systems. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to increase public safety by facilitating collaboration among the criminal justice, juvenile justice, veterans treatment services, mental health treatment, and substance abuse systems.
Other Titles
  • Comprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act of 2015
  • Comprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act of 2015
  • Comprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act of 2015
  • Comprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act of 2015
Sponsor
Al Franken
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Congressional oversight
  • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
  • Crime prevention
  • Crime victims
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • Employment and training programs
  • First responders and emergency personnel
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Law enforcement administration and funding
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Medical tests and diagnostic methods
  • Mental health
  • Performance measurement
  • Specialized courts
  • Tax-exempt organizations
  • Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
  • Veterans' loans, housing, homeless programs
  • Veterans' medical care
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Major Actions
Introduced4/16/2015
Referred to Committee
Amendments (1 proposed)
Senate12/10/2015
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with amendments by Voice Vote.12/10/2015 by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 2926 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.12/10/2015 by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/16/2015
4/16/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
4/16/2015Introduced in Senate
4/21/2015Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
Put on a legislative calendar4/30/2015Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
4/30/2015Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Grassley without amendment. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar4/30/2015Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 62.
12/10/2015Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage12/10/2015Passed Senate with amendments by Voice Vote.
select this voteVote12/10/2015Amendment SA 2926 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
12/10/2015
12/10/2015Senate amendment submitted
12/10/2015Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 2926 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Franken.
12/10/2015Senate amendment agreed to: Amendment SA 2926 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
12/10/2015Amendment SA 2926 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Franken. (consideration: CR S8614; text: CR S8614) To modify the authorization of appropriations.
12/11/2015Received in the House.
12/11/2015Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/11/2015Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
1/15/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 2926Franken, Alan [D-MN]December 10, 2015Passed by voice vote on December 9, 2015.

To modify the authorization of appropriations.

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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

28 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Comprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act of 2015: Passed Senate with amendments by Voice Vote.

28 organizations supported this bill

AME Social Action Commission
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
American Association on Health and Disability
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
american correctional association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
American Group Psychotherapy Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
American Jail Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
american orthopsychiatric association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
American Probation and Parole Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
American Psychological Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
Corporation for Supportive Housing
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
Council of State Governments Justice Center
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
County of Santa Barbara
Walters, Thomas P. (2015, June 26). Federal Advocacy Letters for S. 993. Retrieved January 21, 2016, from County of Santa Barbara.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch (2015, May 12). Callous and Cruel Use of Force against Inmates with Mental Disabilities in US Jails and Prisons. Retrieved January 21, 2016, from Human Rights Watch.
International CURE
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
Justice Fellowship
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
Major County Sheriffs' Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
National African American Drug Policy Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
National Alliance to End Homelessness
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
National Association of Counties
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
National Association of Drug Court Professionals
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
National Association of Police Organizations
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
National Association of Social Workers
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
National Criminal Justice Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
National Disability Rights Network
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
National Sheriffs' Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.
United Church of Christ, Justice and Witness Ministries
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 14). CJMHA National Letter. Retrieved October 22, 2015, from Council of State Governments Justice Center.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, 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
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$120,200$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$507,287$0Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$266,402$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$41,400$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$314,296$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$145,500$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$350,721$0Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$245,605$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$98,042$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$12,300$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$399,205$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$221,361$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$101,569$0Yes
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$167,525$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$130,299$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$67,768$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$173,421$0Yes
Bill CassidyRLA$374,965$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$10,250$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$81,738$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$100,900$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$78,214$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$111,154$0Yes
John CornynRTX$140,655$0Yes
Tom CottonRAR$1,335,377$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$80,963$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$1,986,178$0Yes
Steve DainesRMT$256,775$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$104,614$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$174,816$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$42,950$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$194,566$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$100,706$0Yes
Deb FischerRNE$226,081$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,392,924$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$207,432$0Yes
Cory GardnerRCO$452,043$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$195,511$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$96,618$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$209,529$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$144,900$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$164,865$0Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$97,732$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$171,887$0Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$129,165$0Yes
John HoevenRND$49,809$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$66,999$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$124,045$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$855,058$0Yes
Tim KaineDVA$449,568$0Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$37,150$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$300,705$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$84,960$0Yes
James LankfordROK$201,065$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$53,970$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$756,207$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$42,050$0Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$263,904$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$275,909$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$276,952$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$390,306$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$186,180$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$119,505$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$28,600$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$67,230$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$111,610$0Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$158,494$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$282,304$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$172,001$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$517,005$0Yes
David PerdueRGA$252,952$0Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$238,700$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$378,726$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$42,775$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$36,108$0Yes
Jim RischRID$51,045$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$135,756$0Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$119,931$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$957,965$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$67,577$0Yes
Ben SasseRNE$706,451$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$118,500$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$166,562$0Yes
Tim ScottRSC$341,836$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$12,600$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$160,290$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$19,700$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$164,110$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$647,493$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$223,754$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$211,253$0Yes
Thom TillisRNC$280,735$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,445,282$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$107,991$0Yes
David VitterRLA$12,950$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$165,900$0Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$660,725$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$85,975$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$23,750$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$210,069$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$120,200$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$507,287$0Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$266,402$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$41,400$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$314,296$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$145,500$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$350,721$0Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$245,605$0Yes
John BoozmanRAR$98,042$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$12,300$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$399,205$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$221,361$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$101,569$0Yes
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$167,525$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$130,299$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$67,768$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$173,421$0Yes
Bill CassidyRLA$374,965$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$10,250$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$81,738$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$100,900$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$78,214$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$111,154$0Yes
John CornynRTX$140,655$0Yes
Tom CottonRAR$1,335,377$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$80,963$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$1,986,178$0Yes
Steve DainesRMT$256,775$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$104,614$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$174,816$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$42,950$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$194,566$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$100,706$0Yes
Deb FischerRNE$226,081$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,392,924$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$207,432$0Yes
Cory GardnerRCO$452,043$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$195,511$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$96,618$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$209,529$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$144,900$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$164,865$0Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$97,732$0Yes
Dean HellerRNV$171,887$0Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$129,165$0Yes
John HoevenRND$49,809$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$66,999$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$124,045$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$855,058$0Yes
Tim KaineDVA$449,568$0Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$37,150$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$300,705$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$84,960$0Yes
James LankfordROK$201,065$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$53,970$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$756,207$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$42,050$0Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$263,904$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$275,909$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$276,952$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$390,306$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$186,180$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$119,505$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$28,600$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$67,230$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$111,610$0Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$158,494$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$282,304$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$172,001$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$517,005$0Yes
David PerdueRGA$252,952$0Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$238,700$0Yes
Rob PortmanROH$378,726$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$42,775$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$36,108$0Yes
Jim RischRID$51,045$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$135,756$0Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$119,931$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$957,965$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$67,577$0Yes
Ben SasseRNE$706,451$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$118,500$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$166,562$0Yes
Tim ScottRSC$341,836$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$12,600$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$160,290$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$19,700$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$164,110$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$647,493$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$223,754$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$211,253$0Yes
Thom TillisRNC$280,735$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,445,282$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$107,991$0Yes
David VitterRLA$12,950$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$165,900$0Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$660,725$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$85,975$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$23,750$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$210,069$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
Civil servant/public employee$4,474,818
Psychiatrists & psychologists$1,437,356
Other non-physician health practitioners$1,237,173
Welfare & Social Work$587,558
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Police & firefighters unions & associations$541,918
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
State & local govt employee unions$455,196
Correctional facilities constr & mgmt/for-profit$445,214
Mental Health Services$423,990
Courts & Justice System$311,749
Military$280,073
Human Rights$45,000
Municipal & county government organizations$250

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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