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Sponsors: Senator Alexander
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Introduced in the Senate on March 16, 2021
Introduced in the House on April 13, 2021
Adopted by the General Assembly on April 13, 2021
Summary: Mental Health Month
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/16/2021 Senate Introduced (Senate Journal-page 3) 3/16/2021 Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 3) 4/7/2021 Senate Polled out of committee Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 14) 4/7/2021 Senate Committee report: Favorable Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 14) 4/8/2021 Senate Adopted, sent to House (Senate Journal-page 83) 4/13/2021 House Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence (House Journal-page 3)
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POLLED OUT OF COMMITTEE
April 7, 2021
S. Printed 4/7/21--S.
Read the first time March 16, 2021.
To whom was referred a Concurrent Resolution (S. 669) to recognize the month of May 2021 as "Mental Health Month" in South Carolina and to raise awareness and understanding about mental illness and the need for appropriate and accessible services, etc., respectfully
Has polled the Concurrent Resolution out majority favorable.
TO RECOGNIZE THE MONTH OF MAY 2021 AS "MENTAL HEALTH MONTH" IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND TO RAISE AWARENESS AND UNDERSTANDING ABOUT 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 people 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 the month of May 2021 as "Mental Health Month" in South Carolina and raise community awareness and understanding about mental illness and the need for appropriate and accessible services for all individuals with mental illness.
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