US SB2661 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on October 22 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-10-22 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Pending: Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9–8–8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental-health crisis hotline. The Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Veterans Affairs must jointly report on how to make the use of 9–8–8 operational and effective across the country.

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Title

National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-10-22SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Same As/Similar To

HB4194 (Related) 2019-08-20 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

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