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H.R. 3495: Improve Well-Being for Veterans Act

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To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide financial assistance to eligible entities to provide and coordinate the provision of suicide prevention services for veterans at risk of suicide and veteran families through the award of grants to such entities, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jack Bergman

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2019
Length: 22 pages
Introduced
Jun 26, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 785: Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 17, 2020. (compare text)
Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

ICYMI: Three Rep. Bergman Bills Approved by Committee
    — Rep. Jack Bergman [R-MI1] (Sponsor) on Oct 17, 2019

Roe Pushes for Legislation to Prevent Veteran Suicide
    — Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 20, 2019

Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 12/9/2019
    — Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN7] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 9, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3495 will add $177 million in new spending through 2029.

History

Jun 26, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Nov 20, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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

Dec 5, 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.

H.R. 3495 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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