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S. 2487 (114th): Female Veteran Suicide Prevention Act

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.

Sponsor and status

Barbara Boxer

Sponsor. Senator for California. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2016
Length: 2 pages
Feb 3, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 30, 2016

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

Pub.L. 114-188

23 Cosponsors (18 Democrats, 5 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

ICYMI: Brown Ranks Fourth on List of Senators with Most Laws Passed in Current Congress
    — Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-OH] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 29, 2016

Grassley Praises Final Passage of Veterans Crisis Line Improvement Bill
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 17, 2016

Brownley announces passage of her bill to prevent female veteran suicides
    — Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA26] on Jun 21, 2016

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Feb 3, 2016

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

May 24, 2016
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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

Jun 7, 2016
Passed Senate (House next)

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.

S. 2487 (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. 2487. 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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