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PA Bill Number: HB440

Title: In criminal history record information, further providing for expungement, for petition for limited access, for clean slate limited access and for ...

Description: In criminal history record information, further providing for expungement, for petition for limited access, for clean slate limited access and f ...

Last Action: Presented to the Governor

Last Action Date: Oct 22, 2020

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB100

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This legislation is looking into the devastating problems of Veteran Suicides and SSRI (anti-depressant) drugs.

Legislation Overview

Title: Veteran Overmedication and Suicide Prevention Act of 2019

Subject: Armed forces and national security: Department of Veterans Affairs: Drug therapy: Drug trafficking and controlled substances: Drug, alcohol, tobacco use: Family relationships: Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management: Government information and archives: Government studies and investigations: Health facilities and institutions: Health information and medical records: Health personnel: Higher education: Hospital care: Marriage and family status: Medicaid: Medical education: Medical research: Medical tests and diagnostic methods: Mental health: Neurological disorders: Prescription drugs: Veterans' medical care

Description: Veteran Overmedication and Suicide Prevention Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to report on the deaths of covered veterans who died by suicide during the last five years, regardless of whether information relating to such deaths has been reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A covered veteran is any veteran who received VA hospital care or medical services during the five-year period preceding the veteran's death. Among other elements, the report shall include the total number of covered veterans who died by suicide, violent death, or accidental death, as well as certain demographic information.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Subcommittee Hearings Held.

Last Action Date: April 30, 2019


Companion Bill: SB2991


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6 sponsors: Vern Buchanan (R); Jeff Van Drew (D); Brian Mast (R); Joe Cunningham (D); Gerald Connolly (D); Kendra Horn (D)

Chamber Date Action
House Apr 30 2019 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
House Jan 16 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
House Jan 3 2019 Introduced in House
House Jan 3 2019 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 12 2019 federal bill text bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time


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