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October 1, 2008, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 5686 proposed by Senator Dodd.
October 1, 2008, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 5686 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.

Full Text of this Amendment

SA 5686. Mr. DODD proposed an amendment to the bill H.R. 1424, of 1974, section 2705 of the Public Health Service Act, section 9812 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require equity in the provision of mental health and substance-related disorder benefits under group health plans, to prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance and employment, and for other purposes; as follows:


Amend the title so as to read:

``To provide authority for the Federal Government to purchase and insure certain types of troubled assets for the purposes of providing stability to and preventing disruption in the economy and financial system and protecting taxpayers, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes''.



(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Oct 1, 2008.)