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H.R. 5392 (114th): No Veterans Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to improve the Veterans Crisis Line.

Sponsor and status

David Young

Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 18, 2016
Length: 2 pages
Jun 7, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 28, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 28, 2016.

Pub.L. 114-247

26 Cosponsors (21 Republicans, 5 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

President Obama Signs Youngs Veterans Crisis Line Improvements Bill into Law
    — Rep. David Young [R-IA3, 2015-2018] (Sponsor) on Nov 28, 2016

Stefanik Votes in Support of No Veterans Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act
    — Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 27, 2016

Dr. Roe & Chairman Miller: VA Crisis Line Failures Indicative of Pervasive Culture of Unaccountability
    — Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1, 2009-2020] on Sep 29, 2016

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Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3304: No Veterans Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act

Introduced on Sep 8, 2016. 80% incorporated. (compare text)


Jun 7, 2016

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 23, 2016
Considered by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 21, 2016
Ordered Reported

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.

Sep 26, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Nov 16, 2016
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 28, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 5392 (114th) was a 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5392. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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