H.R. 327 (110th): Joshua Omvig Veterans Suicide Prevention Act

Introduced:

Jan 9, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 5, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 5, 2007.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-110

Sponsor:

Leonard Boswell

Representative for Iowa's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 23, 2007
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to develop and implement a comprehensive program designed to reduce the incidence of suicide among veterans.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5771 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 12, 2006

S. 479 (Related)
Joshua Omvig Veterans Suicide Prevention Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2007

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 327” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

History

Introduced
Jan 9, 2007
Reported by Committee
Mar 15, 2007
Passed House
Mar 21, 2007
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Passed Senate with Changes
Sep 27, 2007
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
House Agreed to Changes
Oct 23, 2007
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 5, 2007

Details

Cosponsors
152 cosponsors (132D, 20R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Mar 21, 2007 5:21 p.m.
Passed 423/0

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