|Sponsor||Rep. Napolitano, Grace F.|
|Committee||Energy and Commerce|
|Date||June 3, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Ja'Ron Smith|
H.Res. 437 is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA) on May 14, 2009.
H.Res. 437 would resolve that Congress:
According to the resolution's findings, more than 57,000,000 people in the United States suffer from mental illness. Approximately 1 in 5 children and adolescents have a diagnosable mental disorder, and more than a quarter of our troops suffer from psychological or neurological injuries sustained from combat, including major depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.