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PUBLIC LAW 107-313—DEC. 2, 2002 116 STAT. 2457 Public Law 107-313 107th Congress An Act To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Public _ _ „..„ Health Service Act to extend the mental health benefits parity provisions for an additional year. [H.R. 5716] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Mental Health SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. Reauthorization This Act may be cited as the "Mental Health Parity Reauthor- 42*xysc^2(?i note ization Act of 2002". SEC. 2. EXTENSION OF MENTAL HEALTH PROVISIONS. (a) ERISA. —Section 712(f) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (29 U.S.C. 1185a(f)) is amended by striking "December 31, 2002" and inserting "December 31, 2003". (b) PHSA. —Section 2705(f) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300gg -5(f)) is amended by striking "December 31, 2002" and inserting "December 31, 2003". Approved December 2, 2002. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 5716: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 148 (2002): Nov. 14, considered and passed House. Nov. 15, considered and passed Senate.