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H.R. 203 (114th): Clay Hunt SAV Act


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.

Sponsor and status

Timothy Walz

Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 20, 2016
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jan 7, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 12, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 12, 2015.

Law
Pub.L. 114-2
Cosponsors

39 Cosponsors (26 Democrats, 13 Republicans)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Smith Named VFW Legislator of Year
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 23, 2015

Rep. Peters Participates in White House Ceremony to Sign Vets Suicide Prevention Bill Into Law
    — Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA52] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 12, 2015

At Watertown Vet Center, Senator Gillibrand Hails Passage Of The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention For American Veterans Act And Makes Push For Continued Bipartisan Action To Help Veterans
    — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY] on Feb 17, 2015

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Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 167: Clay Hunt SAV Act

Introduced on Jan 13, 2015. 97% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 7, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jan 12, 2015
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jan 21, 2015
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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Jan 21, 2015
 
Text Published

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Feb 3, 2015
 
Passed Senate

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Feb 12, 2015
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Apr 23, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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H.R. 203 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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