To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for the conduct of annual evaluations of mental health care and suicide prevention programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to require a pilot program on loan repayment for psychiatrists who agree to serve in the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 10, 2014
Length: 17 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 9, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.
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140 Cosponsors (89 Democrats, 51 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Cartwright Applauds Passage of New Measure to Prevent Veteran Suicides”
— Rep. Matthew “Matt” Cartwright [D-PA8] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 9, 2014
“Congressman Higgins Announces Approval of the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act”
— Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 9, 2014
Jul 10, 2014
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Nov 19, 2014
Considered by Health
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Dec 9, 2014
Passed House (Senate next)
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Feb 12, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 203 (114th).
H.R. 5059 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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