HR 3495

Title: Improve Well-Being for Veterans Act
Author: Rep. Jack Bergman (R-MI)

...This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to award grants for a period of three years to eligible entities for the provision of suicide prevention services to veterans and their families. Under the bill, eligible entities include tribally designated housing entities, community-based organizations, and other private entities that meet certain requirements. </p> <p>Entities must submit an application to receive financial assistance that includes a description of the services they propose to provide, among other elements. </p> <p>The bill requires the VA to equitably distribute grants across geographic regions and areas with the most need. Additionally, the VA shall give preference to entities that are experienced in providing suicide prevention services. </p> <p>Entities ...

Introduced in House 06/26/2019
Introduced in House 06/26/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 06/26/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 07/16/2019
Subcommittee on Health Discharged. 12/05/2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 12/05/2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 16 - 10. 12/05/2019

Bill Text
06/26/2019 - HR 3495 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Jack Bergman (R-MI)
    U.S. Representative

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