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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.

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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
Status

Ordered Reported on Dec 5, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 5, 2019.

Prognosis
2% 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

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

History

Jun 26, 2019
 
Introduced

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

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Dec 5, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3495 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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