S 2661

Title: National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019
Author: Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO)

Summary
<p><b>National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019</b></p> <p>This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9–8–8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental-health crisis hotline. The Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Veterans Affairs must jointly report on how to make the use of 9–8–8 operational and effective across the country.</p>

Status
Introduced in Senate 10/22/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. 10/22/2019
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably. 12/11/2019

Bill Text
10/22/2019 - S 2661 (Introduced+in+Senate) 10/21/2019 - S 2661 (Placed+on+Calendar+Senate) 10/15/2019 - S 2661 (Introduced+in+Senate)

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    Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO)
    U.S. Senate

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