[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 117, 108th Congress, 1st Session]
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117 STAT. 2898

Public Law 108-197
108th Congress

An Act


 
To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the
Public Health Service Act to extend the mental health benefits parity
provisions for an additional year. <>

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress <> assembled,

SECTION 1. <> SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Mental Health Parity Reauthorization
Act of 2003''.

SEC. 2. EXTENSION OF MENTAL HEALTH PROVISIONS.

(a) ERISA.--Section 712(f) of the Employee Retirement Income
Security Act of 1974 (29 U.S.C. 1185a(f)) is amended by striking
``December 31, 2003'' and inserting ``December 31, 2004''.
(b) PHSA.--Section 2705(f) of the Public Health Service Act (42
U.S.C. 300gg-5(f)) is amended by striking ``December 31, 2003'' and
inserting ``December 31, 2004''.

Approved December 19, 2003.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 1929:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 149 (2003):
Nov. 21, considered and passed Senate.
Dec. 8, considered and passed House.