Resource Type:

Veterans Legislation

Provided By:

Bill Cassidy (R-LA)


This bill requires a five-year review of veteran suicides within the first year of a veteran’s separation from the military. It requires the Department of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Administration (VA) to review suicides together so they will be better able to identify risk factors and improve prevention techniques.

PRESS RELEASE

AMAC Letter of Support

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 785: Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 17, 2020. (compare text)