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March 6, 2006

House File 2162: Expanding Mental Health Screenings

Sponsor:
Representative Tinsman

Summary:
This bill would allow the Department of Education to expand the availability and public awareness of services for mental health problems by making voluntary mental health screenings available to youth for the purpose of early identification of mental illness.

Status:

2/7/2006Senate, Introduced, referred to Human Recourses
2/7/2006Senate, Assigned to Subcommittee: Ragan, Seymore, Hatch, and Tinsman
3/3/2006House, Crossover Day—Bill did not pass out of full committee; bill is dead

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.

Action Requested:
None requested at this time.

 Other Resources

Feb.-21-2006—Iowa—Calls Needed: Protect Children from Mental Health Screenings

Bill Text and History