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Sponsors: Senator Alexander
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Introduced in the Senate on February 19, 2019
Introduced in the House on March 7, 2019
Adopted by the General Assembly on March 7, 2019
Summary: Mental Health Month
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/19/2019 Senate Introduced (Senate Journal-page 12) 2/19/2019 Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 12) 3/5/2019 Senate Polled out of committee Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 15) 3/5/2019 Senate Committee report: Favorable Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 15) 3/6/2019 Scrivener's error corrected 3/6/2019 Senate Adopted, sent to House (Senate Journal-page 19) 3/7/2019 House Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence (House Journal-page 69)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
POLLED OUT OF COMMITTEE
March 5, 2019
S. Printed 3/5/19--S. [SEC 3/6/19 2:56 PM]
Read the first time February 19, 2019.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (S. 532) to recognize May 2019 as "Mental Health Month" in South Carolina in order to raise awareness and understanding of mental illness and the need for appropriate and accessible services, etc., respectfully
Has polled the Concurrent Resolution out majority favorable.
TO RECOGNIZE MAY 2019 AS "MENTAL HEALTH MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA IN ORDER TO RAISE AWARENESS AND UNDERSTANDING OF MENTAL ILLNESS AND THE NEED FOR APPROPRIATE AND ACCESSIBLE SERVICES FOR ALL INDIVIDUALS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS.
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina General Assembly call upon all citizens, government agencies, public and private institutions, businesses, and schools in South Carolina to advance our state's understanding and acceptance of mental illnesses; and
Whereas, mental health is critical to the well-being and vitality of our families, businesses, and communities; and
Whereas, mental illness affects individuals regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or economic status; and
Whereas, the South Carolina Department of Mental Health observes Mental Health Month each year in May to raise awareness about mental health, mental illness, and discrimination against those with mental illnesses; and
Whereas, the General Assembly commends the South Carolina Department of Mental Health for its fine work in the difficult task of educating the public about the often misunderstood issue of mental illness. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the South Carolina General Assembly, by this resolution, recognize May 2019 as "Mental Health Month" in South Carolina in order to raise community awareness and understanding of mental illness and the need for appropriate and accessible services for all individuals with mental illness.
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