In a Friday statement, Murphy, R-18,
Murphy called the development a "landmark moment" that would lead to more evidence-based care for Americans at the highest risk or showing symptoms of serious mental illness.
Under Murphy's provisions, highlights include creating an assistant secretary of mental health and substance use in the
Murphy is slated to testify Tuesday before the
Prompted by the mental health issues of the
Murphy's bill went before the full House in July where it passed 422-2, but the
Murphy said in his statement that he and supporters "didn't get everything we needed, but we needed everything we got." He also vowed to keep fighting for treatment for those in need before tragedies strike.
"It couldn't be more fitting that we've reached this bipartisan agreement between the
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