H.R.6604 - Mental Health and Public Safety Partnership Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. MacArthur, Thomas [R-NJ-3] (Introduced 07/26/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/01/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6604 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/26/2018)
Mental Health and Public Safety Partnership Act of 2018
This bill establishes a pilot program to promote coordination between community mental health centers and law enforcement agencies.
Specifically, it directs the Department of Justice to award grants for community mental health centers to place social workers with law enforcement agencies. The purpose of the placement is to facilitate coordination on cases with an underlying mental health component.