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Public Law No: 116-96 (12/20/2019)

 
[116th Congress Public Law 96]
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Public Law 116-96
116th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct an 
   assessment of the responsibilities, workload, and vacancy rates of 
Department of Veterans Affairs suicide prevention coordinators, and for 
         other purposes. <<NOTE: Dec. 20, 2019 -  [H.R. 2333]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Support for 
Suicide Prevention Coordinators Act.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Support for Suicide Prevention 
Coordinators Act''.
SEC. 2. COMPTROLLER GENERAL ASSESSMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES, 
                    WORKLOAD, AND VACANCY RATES OF DEPARTMENT OF 
                    VETERANS AFFAIRS SUICIDE PREVENTION 
                    COORDINATORS.

    (a) Assessment Required.--The Comptroller General of the United 
States shall conduct an assessment of the responsibilities, workload, 
training, and vacancy rates of Department of Veterans Affairs suicide 
prevention coordinators. <<NOTE: Determination.>>  Such assessment shall 
include a determination of--
            (1) the extent to which the use and staffing of suicide 
        prevention coordinators varies between Department facilities; 
        and
            (2) the extent to which the Secretary provides oversight of 
        suicide prevention coordinators.

    (b) Report to Congress.--Not later than 1 year after the date of the 
enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General shall submit to the 
Committees on Veterans' Affairs of the Senate and House of 
Representatives a report containing the findings of the assessment 
required by subsection (a).

    Approved December 20, 2019.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 2333:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 116-70 (Comm. on Veterans' Affairs).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 165 (2019):
            May 21, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 11, considered and passed Senate.

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