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HR 2340

Title: FIGHT Veteran Suicides Act
Author: Rep. Max Rose (D-NY)

Summary
...This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to notify Congress following a suicide or attempted suicide of a veteran that occurs in a VA facility. Specifically, the VA must provide the name and location of the facility and also specific information regarding the veteran who committed or attempted suicide. The VA is required to include in each notification (1) guidance to deter the sensationalism of suicide, (2) guidance for identifying warning signs exhibited by veterans at risk of suicide, and (3) information on the resources available from the VA to veterans at risk of suicide.</p>

Status
Introduced in House 04/18/2019
Introduced in House 04/18/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 04/18/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 04/30/2019
Subcommittee Hearings Held. 04/30/2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 05/08/2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote. 05/08/2019
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 116-77. 05/20/2019
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 116-77. 05/20/2019
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 53. 05/20/2019
Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. 05/21/2019
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4041-4042) 05/21/2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2340. 05/21/2019
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H4041) 05/21/2019
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4041) 05/21/2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 05/21/2019
Received in the Senate. 05/22/2019

Bill Text
05/22/2019 - HR 2340 (Received+in+Senate) 05/21/2019 - HR 2340 (Engrossed+in+House) 05/20/2019 - HR 2340 (Reported+in+House) 04/18/2019 - HR 2340 (Introduced+in+House) 04/10/2019 - HR 2340 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Max Rose (D-NY)
    U.S. Representative

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