US HB5570 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 9 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-07 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Veteran Suicide Prevention Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to complete a review of the deaths of all covered veterans who died by suicide during the five-year period preceding the enactment of this bill. Covered veterans are those who received VA hospital care or medical services during the five-year period preceding the death of the veteran. The VA shall report on the results of the review and make such report publicly available.

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Title

Veteran Suicide Prevention Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-07HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2020-01-09HouseReferred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
2020-01-09HouseIntroduced in House

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