H.R.5073: REACH for Veterans Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Aug. 23, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 14, 2021

Bill Cosponsors

68 (54 Democrats, 14 Republicans)

Bill Version

Bill Summary

Revising and Expediting Actions for the Crisis Hotline for Veterans Act or the REACH for Veterans Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to update training and procedures for call responders of the Veterans Crisis Line. Specifically, the VA must enter into an agreement with an outside organization to review the training for crisis line call responders. The VA must update the training if any deficiencies are identified...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 5 statements associated with H.R.5073.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 14, 2021
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Sept. 9, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Aug. 23, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Aug. 23, 2021

Introduced in the House by Antonio Delgado (D-N.Y.)

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