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

The text of the bill below is as of May 22, 2019 (Received by the Senate).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2333

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 22, 2019

Received

AN ACT

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Support for Suicide Prevention Coordinators Act.

2.

Comptroller General assessment of responsibilities, workload, and vacancy rates of Department of Veterans Affairs suicide prevention coordinators

(a)

Assessment required

The Comptroller General of the United States shall conduct an assessment of the responsibilities, workload, training, and vacancy rates of Department of Veterans Affairs suicide prevention coordinators. Such assessment shall include a determination of—

(1)

the extent to which the use and staffing of suicide prevention coordinators varies between Department facilities; and

(2)

the extent to which the Secretary provides oversight of suicide prevention coordinators.

(b)

Report to Congress

Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General shall submit to the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs of the Senate and House of Representatives a report containing the findings of the assessment required by subsection (a).

Passed the House of Representatives May 21, 2019.

Cheryl L. Johnson,

Clerk.