Federal - HR 5392

No Veteran Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act

Introduced

June 7, 2016

Description

A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to improve the Veterans Crisis Line.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 26

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  • Nov. 28, 2016 — Became Public Law, PL 114-247, 130 Stat. 996. Congressional Record p. D1079

  • Nov. 28, 2016 — Signed by the president. Congressional Record p. H7631

  • Nov. 17, 2016 — Enrolled measure signed in the House. Congressional Record p. H6303

  • Nov. 17, 2016 — Enrolled measure signed in the Senate. Congressional Record p. S6466

  • Nov. 16, 2016 — Measure cleared for the president. Congressional Record p. S6421

  • Nov. 16, 2016 — Measure passed in the Senate by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S6421

  • Nov. 16, 2016 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S6421

  • Nov. 15, 2016Carney, D-Del., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1463

  • Sept. 29, 2016A. Schiff, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1412

  • Sept. 28, 2016Costello, R-Pa., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1388

  • Sept. 28, 2016Beatty, D-Ohio, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1393

  • Sept. 27, 2016Duckworth, D-Ill., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1377

  • Sept. 27, 2016Crowley, D-N.Y., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1376

  • Sept. 27, 2016Tonko, D-N.Y., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1376

  • Sept. 27, 2016Roe, R-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1376

  • Sept. 27, 2016McGovern, D-Mass., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1375

  • Sept. 27, 2016Grayson, D-Fla., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1373

  • Sept. 27, 2016Becerra, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1372

  • Sept. 27, 2016Hurt, R-Va., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1372

  • Sept. 27, 2016E.L. Carter, R-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1372

  • Sept. 27, 2016Gutierrez, D-Ill., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1372

  • Sept. 27, 2016Speier, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H5938

  • Sept. 27, 2016 — Received in the Senate and held at the desk. Congressional Record p. S6137

  • Sept. 26, 2016McCaul, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H5894

  • Sept. 26, 2016D. Matsui, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.558, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H5894

  • Sept. 26, 2016 — Measure passed in the House by roll call vote, 357-0, under suspension of the rules (two-thirds vote required). Congressional Record p. H5894

  • Sept. 26, 2016House Vote 558 Veterans Crisis Line — Passage
    Miller, R-Fla., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to identify, develop, and report to Congress on performance metrics and objectives related to improving the effectiveness of the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL), and would require the VA to develop a plan to ensure that all communications received by the VCL would be answered in a timely fashion. Motion agreed to 357-0. Note: A two-thirds majority of those present and voting (238 in this case) is required for passage under suspension of the rules. Congressional Record p. H5888-H5891, H5893-H5894

  • Sept. 21, 2016 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.

    Sept. 21, 2016 — Committee Vote: En Bloc Measures — Vote to Report
    Ordered reported favorably to the full House (en bloc) by voice vote.

  • Sept. 21, 2016 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Luetkemeyer, (R-Mo.)
  • July 14, 2016 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Sinema, (D-Ariz.)
  • July 13, 2016 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Farr, (D-Calif.)Kilmer, (D-Wash.)
    Gabbard, (D-Hawaii)Loebsack, (D-Iowa)
  • July 11, 2016 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Blum, (R-Iowa)Yoho, (R-Fla.)
  • July 5, 2016 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Fleischmann, (R-Tenn.)
  • June 23, 2016 — Full committee hearing held by the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.

  • June 22, 2016 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Kinzinger, (R-Ill.)
  • June 15, 2016 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Goodlatte, R. (R-Va.)MacArthur, (R-N.J.)
  • June 13, 2016 — Additional cosponsor(s): 14

    Benishek, (R-Mich.)Hunter, (R-Calif.)Palazzo, (R-Miss.)
    Bishop, M. (R-Mich.)Joyce, (R-Ohio)Poliquin, (R-Maine)
    Cole, (R-Okla.)Katko, (R-N.Y.)Shimkus, (R-Ill.)
    Davis, R. (R-Ill.)Moolenaar, (R-Mich.)Stefanik, (R-N.Y.)
    Dold, (R-Ill.)Newhouse, (R-Wash.)
  • June 7, 2016 — Read twice and referred to: House Veterans' Affairs.Congressional Record p. H3501