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Bill to change name of Mental Health Dept.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A proposal to change the name of the state Department of Mental Health has passed the Senate.

The measure sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris of Collierville was approved 31-0 on Monday evening.

The legislation adds "Substance Abuse Services" to the department's name.

The companion bill is being scheduled for a vote on the House floor.

 

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Read SB2229 at http://capitol.tn.gov .

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