To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to identify mental health care and suicide prevention programs and metrics that are effective in treating women veterans as part of the evaluation of such programs by the Secretary, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 26th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2016
Length: 5 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 9, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jun 30, 2016
What legislators are saying
“Brownley announces passage of her bill to prevent female veteran suicides”
— Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA26] (Sponsor) on Jun 21, 2016
“Kuster Applauds Passage of Three Bills She Cosponsored to Honor Nations Veterans”
— Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH2] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 10, 2016
“House Passes Walbergs Medal of Honor Priority Care Act”
— Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7] on Feb 9, 2016
Jun 25, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 22, 2015
Considered by Health
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Sep 17, 2015
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Dec 3, 2015
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
Feb 9, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 2915 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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