H.R.5392: No Veterans Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced June 7, 2016
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 28, 2016

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) No Veterans Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop a quality assurance document for carrying out the toll-free Veterans Crisis Line (VCL), which shall: (1) outline performance indicators and objectives to improve the VCL, including at...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 34 statements associated with H.R.5392.

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.5392.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 28, 2016

Became Public Law No: 114-247.

Nov. 28, 2016

Signed by President.

Nov. 18, 2016
Presented to President.
Nov. 17, 2016
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Nov. 16, 2016

Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6421)

Sept. 27, 2016
Received in the Senate, read twice.
Sept. 26, 2016
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 26, 2016

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 357 - 0 (Roll no. 558). (text: CR H5888)

Sept. 26, 2016
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5893-5894)
Sept. 26, 2016
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Sept. 26, 2016
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5392.
Sept. 26, 2016
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5888-5891)
Sept. 26, 2016
Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Sept. 21, 2016
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Sept. 21, 2016
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 13, 2016
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
June 7, 2016
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
June 7, 2016

Introduced in the House by David Young (R-Iowa)

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