Summary: H.R.5259 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/13/2018)

Stemming the Tide of Rural Economic Stress and Suicide Act or the STRESS Act

This bill amends the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to reauthorize through FY2023 and modify the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network, which is a Department of Agriculture (USDA) program to provide grants for programs that provide mental health services to individuals engaged in farming, ranching, and other agriculture-related occupations. The bill also sets forth requirements for USDA to review and evaluate the stress assistance programs carried out using the grants.