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H.R. 2368 (116th): Supporting and Treating Officers In Crisis Act of 2019

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To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to expand support for police officer family services, stress reduction, and suicide prevention, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Guy Reschenthaler

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Apr 25, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
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This bill was enacted as:

S. 998: Supporting and Treating Officers In Crisis Act of 2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 25, 2019. (compare text)

12 Cosponsors (6 Republicans, 6 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Reschenthaler Bill to Improve Mental Health Care for Law Enforcement Officers Passes Committee
    — Rep. Guy Reschenthaler [R-PA14] (Sponsor) on Jun 12, 2019

Kustoff Speaks on House Floor in Support of Law Enforcement
    — Rep. David Kustoff [R-TN8] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 26, 2019

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of H.R. 2368, the Supporting and Treating Officers In Crisis Act
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] on Jun 12, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 2368 will add $39 million in new spending through 2029.


Apr 25, 2019

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Jun 12, 2019
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Jul 9, 2019
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H.R. 2368 (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. 2368. 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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