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PA Bill Number: SB897

Title: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for certain drug offenses committed with firearms.

Description: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for certain drug offenses committed with firearms. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Oct 15, 2019

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB1982

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This legislation would more restrictions for those seeking mental health treatment such as veterans with PTSD.

Legislation Overview

Title: Mental Health Access and Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2017

Subject: Criminal justice information and records: Department of Health and Human Services: Department of Justice: Executive agency funding and structure: Firearms and explosives: Health care coverage and access: Health information and medical records: Health programs administration and funding: Law enforcement administration and funding: Mental health: Social Security Administration: Crime and law enforcement

Description: Mental Health Access and Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2017 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations for the Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Social Security Administration to: (1) increase access to mental health care treatment and services, and (2) promote reporting of mental health information to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Last Action Date: May 1, 2017

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/1982/all-info

Sponsors

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6 sponsors: Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Lisa Rochester (D); Al Green (D); Darren Soto (D); Eddie Johnson (D); Zoe Lofgren (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House May 1 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Apr 19 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
House Apr 7 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
House Apr 6 2017 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Apr 6 2017 Introduced in House
House Apr 6 2017 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Apr 6 2017 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Apr 6 2017 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Apr 13 2017 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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