S. 788: Veteran Overmedication Prevention Act of 2017

A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct an independent review of the deaths of certain veterans by suicide, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 30, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Mar 30, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 30, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

John McCain

Senior Senator from Arizona

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2017
Length: 11 pages

Prognosis:

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

History

Mar 30, 2017
 
Introduced

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

 
Ordered Reported

 
Passed Senate (House next)

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 788 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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