HR 1253

Title: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Accessibility Act of 2017
Author: Rep. Derek Kilmer (DEM-WA)

Summary
...This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to permit the Department of Health and Human Services to make loans and loan guarantees: (1) for construction or renovation of psychiatric or substance abuse treatment facilities, and (2) to refinance such loans and loan guarantees. The bill establishes terms and conditions for these loans and loan guarantees.</p> <p>The bill establishes the Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment Trust Fund. Revenues from the loans and loan guarantees that exceed the cost of carrying out the program may be appropriated to the fund. Amounts in the fund are available for block grants for community mental health services.</p>

Status
Introduced in House 02/28/2017
Introduced in House 02/28/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 02/28/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 03/03/2017

Bill Text
08/16/2017 - HR 1253 (Introduced+in+House)
02/28/2017 - HR 1253 (Introduced+in+House)
02/28/2017 - HR 1253 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA)
    () - U.S. Representative

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    1520 Longworth House Office Building

    Washington, DC 20515-4706
    Phone: (202) 225-5916

    District Address:
    950 Pacific Avenue, Suite 1230

    Tacoma, WA 98402
    Phone: (253) 272-3515
    Fax: (253) 272-3516

 
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