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February 27, 2007

Senate Committee Activity

Passed: S. 184 - Surface Transportation and Rail Security Act of 2007

Mental Health Parity Bill Wins Committee Approval
A Senate committee voted today to require equal treatment for mental and physical health conditions covered by health insurance plans.

Senate Judiciary Approves Bill Prohibiting Delay of Generic Drugs
The Senate Judiciary Committee today approved legislation to bar pharmaceutical companies from conspiring to delay generic versions of drugs.

Sen. Patrick Leahy, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, says he will hold hearings next week to push the Bush Administration "to confirm publicly that it wants 'comprehensive immigration reform' this year," the Washington Times notes.

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