The information covered below is from Friday, September 16, through Thursday, September 22.
During the week of September 26, the House is likely to consider H.R. 7780, the “Mental Health Matters Act,” which is a comprehensive package aimed at building a pipeline of school-based mental health services providers, increasing students’ access to school-based mental health services providers and evidence-based trauma support services, and implementing evidence-based interventions in Head Start, among other provisions. The bill was approved by the House Education and Labor Committee on May 18 by a vote of 26-18 along party lines.
On September 21, the House passed by a vote of 232-193, S. 1098, the “Joint Consolidation Loan Separation Act,” which allows two borrowers, who had previously consolidated their federal student loans, to sever their consolidated loan into two separate loans. The bill, which previously passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent will now head to the President’s desk, where he is expected to sign it.
On September 21, the House Ways and Means Committee voted to advance with bipartisan support, H.R. 8876, the “Jackie Walorski Maternal and Child […]