H.R.1859: 911 Diversion to Unarmed Personnel Act of 2021

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911 Diversion to Unarmed Personnel Act of 2021 This bill authorizes grants to dispatch unarmed, specialized health care or social service providers to respond to nonviolent 9–1–1 calls instead of law enforcement officers. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration may award grants to states and other jurisdictions for this purpose.

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
March 12, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 11, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
March 11, 2021

Introduced in the House by Adam Smith (D-Wash.)

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