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H.R. 2333: Support for Suicide Prevention Coordinators Act

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To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct an assessment of the responsibilities, workload, and vacancy rates of Department of Veterans Affairs suicide prevention coordinators, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Anthony Brindisi

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 22, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Apr 18, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on May 21, 2019

This bill passed in the House on May 21, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
21% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Jim Banks Co-Leads Bipartisan Legislation to Improve VA Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Resources
    — Rep. Jim Banks [R-IN3] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 24, 2019

Bost-Backed Bill to Address Veteran Suicide Passes House
    — Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL12] (Co-sponsor) on May 21, 2019

Hartzler Supports Veterans Measures, in Advance of Memorial Day
    — Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4] on May 24, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2333 will add $1 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Apr 18, 2019
 
Introduced

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

May 8, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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

May 17, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee. The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

May 21, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2333 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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