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H.R. 2228: Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017

To provide support for law enforcement agency efforts to protect the mental health and well-being of law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Susan Brooks

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 23, 2017
Length: 2 pages

Apr 28, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 10, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 10, 2018.


Pub.L. 115-113

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 867: Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017

Passed Senate (House next) on May 16, 2017. 99% incorporated. (compare text)


Apr 28, 2017

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Oct 12, 2017
Ordered Reported

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Nov 28, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)

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Nov 28, 2017
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Dec 21, 2017
Passed Senate

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Jan 10, 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2228 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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