S. 2487: Female Veteran Suicide Prevention Act

Introduced:

Feb 3, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 30, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 30, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-188

Sponsor:

Barbara Boxer

Junior Senator from California

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2016
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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.

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History

Feb 3, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 7, 2016
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 21, 2016
 
Passed House

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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 30, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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