US HB67 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 4 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-04 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to report on the deaths of covered veterans who died by suicide during the last five years, regardless of whether information relating to such deaths has been reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A covered veteran is any veteran who received VA hospital care or medical services during the five-year period preceding the veteran's death. Among other elements, the report shall include the total number of covered veterans who died by suicide, violent death, or accidental death, as well as certain demographic information.

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Title

Veteran Overmedication and Suicide Prevention Act of 2021

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-04HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2021-01-04HouseReferred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
2021-01-04HouseIntroduced in House

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