Summary: To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct an assessment of the responsibilities, workload, and vacancy rates of Department of Veterans Affairs suicide prevention coordinators, and for other purposes. Cosponsors
ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 5/09/19.
- It’s time Congress does its part to combat suicide rates within the Veteran community. That’s why I was proud to cosponsor & see the House pass bills from
@RepMaxRose and @RepBrindisi that would increase resources and reporting mechanisms for the VA’s suicide prevention efforts. (Source: Rep. Craig Tweet, Twitter, 5/21/19)
STATUS: Introduced 4/18/19 by Rep. Brindisi, Anthony [D-NY-22]. The bill, on motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote on 5/21/19..
INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL
Brindisi introduced the Support for Suicide Prevention Coordinators Act with Congressmen Jim Banks and Mike Bost. (Source: News Channel 2)
- Bill HR 2333 is a good step to helping curb veteran suicide. (Source: NATASHA NORIE STANDARD, The Hill)
- Resources for Veterans and Their Loved Ones. (Source: Department of Veterans Affairs)