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Monday, July 23, 2007
House Panel Clears Mental Health Parity Bill
On July 18 the House Education and Labor Committee rejected the Senate version of the mental health parity bill (S. 558) by a 16 to 27 vote and approved by a 33-9 vote a substitute version of the more expansive House bill (H.R. 1424) proposed by Committee Chairman George Miller (D Calif). The bill now moves to the House floor.