To direct the Director of the National Science Foundation to support multidisciplinary research on the science of suicide, and to advance the knowledge and understanding of issues that may be associated with several aspects of suicide including intrinsic and extrinsic factors related to areas such as wellbeing, resilience, and vulnerability.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 14, 2020
Length: 6 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 13, 2021
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 13, 2021.
What legislators are saying
“Wexton’s Amendment Advances New Research Into Connections Between Drug and Alcohol Abuse and Suicide”
— Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA10] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 14, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 4704 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Advancing Research to Prevent Suicide Act, Pub. L. No. 116-339, H.R. 4704, 116th Cong. (2021).
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