Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act to be Voted on as Part of 21st Century Cures Package

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The 21st Century Cures bill was released late Friday. The Rules Committee announced that it would take up the 996-page bipartisan bill on Tuesday and a floor vote will follow. According to an article in Politico, the package may not be final. "'Conversations are ongoing at the leadership level,' a senior Democratic aide told POLITICO, but declined to provide details."

If you want to express your thoughts to your representatives in Congress on the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, which has been attached to the Cures bill, your window of opportunity is short, as the Senate will take up whatever passes the House without amendment.

We have shared many posts about the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, both for and against. Type ' Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act ' into the search bar on our website and you can catch yourself up to speed on the issues surrounding the bill.

And finally, here for your reading pleasure, are copies of the full bill going before the Rules Committee and a section by section breakdown of the bill.

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