H.R.5059: Clay Hunt SAV Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
  • Introduced July 10, 2014
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 10, 2014

Bill Sponsor

Bill Cosponsors

140 (89 Democrats, 51 Republicans)

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Week Ending Rank
Feb. 22, 2015 10th
Feb. 15, 2015 2nd
Feb. 8, 2015 6th

Bill Summary

Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act or the Clay Hunt SAV Act - (Sec. 2) Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) arrange for an independent third party evaluation, at least annually, of the VA's mental health care and suicide prevention programs; and (2) submit a report to Congress, by December 1 of each year, containing the most recent evaluations not yet submitted to Congress and any recommendations the...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 17 statements associated with H.R.5059.

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.5059.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 10, 2014
Received in the Senate.
Dec. 9, 2014
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 9, 2014
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 9, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8899-8901)

Dec. 9, 2014
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5059.
Dec. 9, 2014
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8899-8904)
Dec. 9, 2014
Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 18, 2014
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
July 10, 2014
Referred to House Armed Services
July 10, 2014
Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
July 10, 2014

Introduced in the House by Tim Walz (D-Minn.)

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