Federal Legislation
January 5, 2007

HR 181 - Parental Consent Act of 2005

Action Requested:
No action required. This bill died at the end of the 109th Congress.

Background:
Official purpose: To prohibit the use of Federal funds for any universal or mandatory mental health screening program.

Introduced: January 4, 2005 by Representative Ron Paul (R-14-TX).

Cosponsors: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d109:HR00181:@@@P (29)

Status:

01/04/2005Read and referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
02/09/2005Referred to the House Education and Workforce Subcommittee on Education Reform

Bill Summary and Status:

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA supports this legislation.

 Other Resources

HR 181 (pdf)   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)