On December 10, 2008, the House approved S. 3712, a bill to make a technical correction in the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-343). The legislation would clarify the effective date applicable to group health plan maintained pursuant to collective bargaining agreements. The legislation, which was approved by the Senate on November 20, is now awaiting the President’s signature.