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H.R. 4564: Suicide Prevention Lifeline Improvement Act of 2020

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To amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure the provision of high-quality service through the Suicide Prevention Lifeline, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

John Katko

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 24th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2020
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Sep 27, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 21, 2020

This bill passed in the House on September 21, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
33% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Bipartisan Congressional Group Seeks Expedited Consideration Of Legislation To Implement 9-8-8 National Suicide Hotline
    — Rep. Donald Beyer [D-VA8] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 17, 2020

Trone Applauds Passage of Five Suicide Prevention Bills on House Floor
    — Rep. David Trone [D-MD6] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 25, 2020

Bipartisan Congressional Group Seeks Expedited Consideration Of Legislation To Implement 9-8-8 National Suicide Hotline
    — Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD8] on Jan 17, 2020

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History

Sep 27, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 30, 2020
 
Considered by Health

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Jul 15, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 18, 2020
 
On House Schedule

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Sep 18, 2020
 
Text Published

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Sep 18, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Sep 21, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Sep 21, 2020
 
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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Signed by the President

H.R. 4564 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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