Hearing: "High Anxiety and Stress: Legislation to Improve Mental Health During Crisis" Virtual Legislative Hearing

Subcommittee on Health (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 (11:00 AM - 2:00 PM)

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Washington, D.C.
Member and witness participation will be through Cisco Webex Virtual Platform. Public access via the Committee website at https://energycommerce.house.gov.

Witnesses

Dr. Arthur C. Evans
Chief Executive Officer, American Psychological Association

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 06/29/2020 at 12:24 PM

Dr. Jeffrey L. Geller
President, American Psychiatric Association, Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Public Sector Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 06/29/2020 at 12:24 PM

Ms. Arriana Gross
National Youth Advisory Board Member, Sandy Hook Promise Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) Promise Club

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 06/29/2020 at 12:24 PM

The Honorable Patrick J. Kennedy
Founder, The Kennedy Forum

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 06/29/2020 at 12:24 PM

Text of Legislation

  • 01. H.R. 884, the “Medicare Mental Health Access Act” (Rep. Chu) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 02. H.R. 945, the “Mental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019” (Rep. Thompson of CA) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 03. H.R. 1109, the “Mental Health Services for Students Act of 2019” (Rep. Napolitano) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 04. H.R. 1646, the “Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act of 2019” or the “HERO Act of 2019” (Rep. Bera) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 05. H.R. 2519, the “Improving Mental Health Access from the Emergency Department Act of 2019” (Rep. Ruiz) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 06. H.R. 2874, the “Behavioral Health Coverage Transparency Act” (Rep. Kennedy) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 07. H.R. 3165, the “Mental Health Parity Compliance Act” (Rep. Porter) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 08. H.R. 3539, the “Behavioral Health Intervention Guidelines Act of 2019” (Rep. Ferguson) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 09. H.R. 4428, the “Greater Mental Health Access Act” (Rep. Wild) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 10. H.R. 4564, the “Suicide Prevention Lifeline Improvement Act of 2019” (Rep. Katko) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 11. H.R. 4585, the “Campaign to Prevent Suicide Act” (Rep. Beyer); [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 12. H.R. 4861, the “Effective Suicide Screening and Assessment in the Emergency Department Act of 2019” (Rep. Bilirakis) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 13. H.R. 5201, the “Telemental Health Expansion Act of 2019” (Rep. Matsui) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 14. H.R. 5469, the “Pursuing Equity in Mental Health Act of 2019” (Rep. Watson Coleman) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 15. H.R. 5619, the “Suicide Prevention Act” (Rep. Stewart) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 16. H.R 5855, the “Bipartisan Solution to Cyclical Violence Act of 2020” (Rep. Ruppersberger) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 17. H.R. 6645, To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, to conduct or support research on the mental health consequences of SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19, and for other purposes (Rep. Tonko) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 19. H.R. 7147, the “Creating Resources to Improve Situations of Inherent Severity Act” or the “CRISIS Act” (Rep. Latta) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 20. H.R. 7159, the “Crisis Care Improvement and Suicide Prevention Act of 2020” (Rep. Bustos) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 21. H.R. 7293, the “Suicide Training and Awareness Nationally Delivered for Universal Prevention Act of 2020” or the “STANDUP Act of 2020” (Rep. Peters) [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 22. H.R. 7316, To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment or operation of a center to be known as the Emergency Mental Health and Substance Use Training and Technical Assistance Center (Rep. Rose) [the text of this bill is nearly identical to section 30619 of H.R. 6800, “The Heroes Act”, which passed the House on May 15, 2020, and is currently pending in the Senate] - previously noticed as H.R. ____, this bill was introduced on 06/24/2020. [PDF] Added 06/24/2020 at 01:37 PM
  • 18. H.R.7080, the "Stopping the Mental Health Pandemic" (Rep. Porter) [PDF] Added 06/25/2020 at 02:47 PM

Support Documents

  • Notice [PDF]
  • Briefing Memo [PDF] Added 06/29/2020 at 12:24 PM

First Published: June 24, 2020 at 01:00 PM
Last Updated: June 29, 2020 at 12:24 PM