DC B23-0543 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-1)
Status: Introduced on November 19 2019 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2020-07-29 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced Bill 23-543 requires continuing education for licensed health professionals on the subject of suicide risk assessment, treatment, and management to provide comprehensive care for at-risk patients. Training includes 2 credits of evidence-based training in suicide prevention, assessment and screening, treatment, management, and postvention.

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Suicide Prevention Continuing Education Amendment Act of 2019



2020-07-29CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2020-07-10CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2020-07-06CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2020-06-04CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-12-06CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-11-22CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0543 Published in the DC Register
2019-11-19CouncilReferred to Committee on Health
2019-11-19CouncilIntroduced in Committee of the Whole

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