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S. 167 (114th): Clay Hunt SAV Act

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A bill 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

John McCain

Sponsor. Senator for Arizona. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2015
Length: 19 pages
Jan 13, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 203: Clay Hunt SAV Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 12, 2015. (compare text)

52 Cosponsors (30 Democrats, 20 Republicans, 2 Independents)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

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] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 17, 2015

Kansas Common Sense - Today: Atchison County Kansas Listening Tour Stop
    — Sen. Jerry Moran [R-KS] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 21, 2015

Alexander Votes for Legislation to Improve Veteran Access to Quality Mental Health Care
    — Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN, 2003-2020] on Feb 3, 2015

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Jan 13, 2015

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

S. 167 (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 S. 167. 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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