State Pending Legislation

'It's About Time': House Approves Historic Bill Making Lynching A Federal Crime (npr.org)

With supporters calling it more than 100 years in the making, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that makes lynching a federal hate crime for the first time in U.S. history. The Emmett Till Antilynching Act was approved in a vote of 410-4. Three Republicans and one independent representative voted against it. Advocates say there have been more than 200 attempts to pass the legislation in the past, and the latest effort has been in the works for...

Colorado Steps up Quality Assurance Requirements for Serving Youth with Complex Needs (cmhnetwork.org)

Thanks to our colleagues at the National Wraparound Initiative for bringing this to our attention. This new bill in Colorado requires screening to identify youth with complex needs, establishes wraparound to serve them, and blends funding across agencies to make it happen! A model for other states to emulate! Child And Youth Behavioral Health System Enhancements Concerning enhancements to behavioral health services and policy coordination for children and youth, and, in connection therewith,...

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