HR 4173

Title: Veterans Crisis Line Study Act of 2017
Author: Rep. Jim Banks (REP-IN)

Summary
<p><b>Veterans Crisis Line Study Act of 2017</b></p> <p>This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a study on the outcomes and the efficacy of the Veterans Crisis Line during the five-year period beginning January 1, 2014, based on an analysis of national suicide data and data collected from the line. </p> <p>Such study shall address: (1) the efficacy of the line in leading veterans to sustained mental health regimens and suicide prevention; (2) the line's visibility; (3) the role of the line as part of the VA's mental health care services; and (4) whether receiving sustained mental health care affects suicidality, including among veterans who are at high risk for suicide.</p>

Status
Introduced in House 10/31/2017
Introduced in House 10/31/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 10/31/2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 11/02/2017
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote. 11/02/2017
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-400. 11/07/2017
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-400. 11/07/2017
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 295. 11/07/2017
Mr. Bilirakis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. 11/07/2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8563-8566) 11/07/2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4173. 11/07/2017
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed. 11/07/2017
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H8614) 11/08/2017
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 420 - 0 (Roll no. 618).(text: 11/7/2017 CR H8564) 11/08/2017
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 420 - 0 (Roll no. 618). (text: 11/7/2017 CR H8564) 11/08/2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 11/08/2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 11/09/2017

Bill Text
11/15/2017 - HR 4173 (Referred+in+Senate)
11/09/2017 - HR 4173 (Referred+in+Senate)
11/08/2017 - HR 4173 (Engrossed+in+House)
11/07/2017 - HR 4173 (Reported+in+House)
11/02/2017 - HR 4173 (Printer%27s+No+1312)
10/31/2017 - HR 4173 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN)
    U.S. Representative

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