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


Jan 9, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 5, 2007

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


Pub.L. 110-110


Leonard Boswell

Representative for Iowa's 3rd congressional district



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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.

Summary (CRS)

Joshua Omvig Veterans Suicide Prevention Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) suicide among veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious problem; and (2) the ... Read more >


Jan 9, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 15, 2007
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Mar 21, 2007
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 27, 2007
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 28, 2007
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Oct 23, 2007
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Nov 5, 2007
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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


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

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

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Mar 21, 2007 5:21 p.m.
Passed 423/0
Suspend the Rules and Agree to the Senate Amendment
Oct 23, 2007 2:49 p.m.
Passed 417/0

Related Bills

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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

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