To authorize a pilot program to expand and intensify surveillance of self-harm in partnership with State and local public health departments, to establish a grant program to provide self-harm and suicide prevention services in hospital emergency departments, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 13, 2021
Length: 11 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 12, 2021 but was never passed by the Senate.
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2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Napolitano & Katko Lead 37 Colleagues in Urging Senate HELP Committee to Immediately Consider House-Passed Mental Health Bills”
— Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA31] on Feb 1, 2022
“THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - May 15, 2021”
— Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP] on May 17, 2021
“Higgins Announces Approval of Bipartisan Bills Aimed at Suicide Prevention”
— Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] on May 13, 2021
Sep 21, 2020
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5619 (116th).
May 4, 2021
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 7, 2021
Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).
May 12, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by special rule so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 2955 (117th) was 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2955. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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