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S. 3122: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress an annual report on suicide among veterans, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Dec 19, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 3122

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

December 19, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress an annual report on suicide among veterans, and for other purposes.

1.

Annual report on suicide among veterans

Section 1720F of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

by redesignating subsection (k) as subsection (l); and

(2)

by inserting after subsection (j) the following new subsection (k);

(k)

Annual report on suicide among veterans

(1)

Not less frequently than annually, in carrying out the comprehensive program, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs of the Senate and the Committee on Veterans' Affairs of the House of Representatives a report on suicide among veterans.

(2)

Each report submitted under paragraph (1) shall, for the year covered by the report—

(A)

specify the number of veterans who committed suicide, disaggregated by age, sex, race, and ethnicity; and

(B)

include such other matters as the Secretary considers appropriate.

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