US SB3013 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on October 20 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-10-20 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
Pending: Senate Armed Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Requires the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness within the Department of Defense (DOD) to evaluate and standardize DOD's suicide prevention efforts. Specifically, the bill directs the Defense Suicide Prevention Office to collaborate with each military department to (1) develop and implement a process to ensure that individual nonclinical suicide prevention efforts are assessed for effectiveness, and (2) develop consistent suicide-related definitions for use throughout DOD. The bill also requires the use of such suicide-related definitions in any updated policies of DOD or each military department.

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Title

Save Our Ser­vice­mem­bers Act of 2021

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-10-20SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

Same As/Similar To

HB5645 (Same As) 2021-10-20 - Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

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