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H.R. 3759: Barriers to Suicide Act of 2023

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To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a grant program to facilitate the installation, on bridges, of evidence-based suicide deterrents, including suicide prevention nets and barriers, and for other purposes.

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Donald Beyer

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 31, 2023
Length: 5 pages
May 31, 2023
118th Congress (2023–2025)

Introduced on May 31, 2023

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21 Cosponsors (20 Democrats, 1 Republican)

1% chance of being enacted (details)


May 31, 2023

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