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H.R. 100 (116th): Veteran Overmedication and Suicide Prevention Act of 2019

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

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Sponsor and status

Vern Buchanan

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2019
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Jan 3, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 3, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

5 Cosponsors (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Veterans Groups Endorse Buchanans Bill to Combat Veteran Suicides
    — Rep. Vern Buchanan [R-FL16] (Sponsor) on May 1, 2019

<span class='\"kicker\"'>Smiths 15th veterans bill becomes lawVFW, Sierra Club praised bill</span>'President Trump signs Smiths outdoor therapy vets legislation into law'
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] on Dec 7, 2020

<span class='\"kicker\"'>On Veterans Day, Smiths 15th veterans law goes to White House VFW, Sierra Club praise Smith bill</span>Smiths outdoor therapy vets bill clears Senate
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] on Nov 11, 2020

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History

Jan 3, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 100 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 100. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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