CONGRESSMAN

TED DEUTCH

Serving Florida's 21st District

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U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Introduce New Bipartisan Eating Disorders Legislation

Washington, DC | May 21, 2015

Today, Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL) and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at helping Americans struggling with the deadliest form of mental illness – eating disorders – get the care and support they need. Named the Anna Westin Act in observance of a 21-year old woman who lost her life to eating disorders, this legislation is designed help those affected with or susceptible to eating disorders by focusing on training, treatment, and truth-in-advertising. According to the National Institutes for Mental Health, approximately 10 percent of all Americans at one point or another in their lives struggle with eating disorders such as anorexia and bulim...

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Voting Record

Date Bill Vote
5/21 H.Res. 274 Nay
5/21 H.R. 2262 Nay
5/20 H.R. 880 Nay
5/20 H.R. 880 Yea
5/20 H.R. 1806 No
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