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