H.R. 2198: Veterans Crisis Line Improvement Act

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to ensure that calls to medical facilities of the Department can be quickly redirected to the Veterans Crisis Line.

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Overview

Introduced:

Apr 27, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on Apr 27, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 27, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Joaquin Castro

Representative for Texas's 20th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 27, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Ordered Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2198 is 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.

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