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H.R. 1667: Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act


To address behavioral health and well-being among health care professionals.

Sponsor and status

Susan Wild

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 19, 2022
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 8, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 18, 2022

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 18, 2022.

Law
Pub.L. 117-105
Cosponsors

166 Cosponsors (136 Democrats, 30 Republicans)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Cicilline Urges All Colleagues to Support Mental Health of Health Care Professionals
    — Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 8, 2021

McKinley Praises Passage of Bill to Provide Mental Health Support for Health Care Providers
    — Rep. David McKinley [R-WV1] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 9, 2021

the daily leader: wednesday, december 8, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Dec 8, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1667 will be negligible.

History

Mar 8, 2021
 
Introduced

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Oct 26, 2021
 
Considered by Health

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

Nov 4, 2021
 
Considered by Health

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

Nov 17, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 3, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Dec 8, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 8, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Feb 17, 2022
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 18, 2022
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1667 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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