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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to direct the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9-8-8 as the universal telephone number for the purpose of the national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline system operating through the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and through the Veterans Crisis Line, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
08/20/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (8)

Date All Actions
07/15/2020Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/15/2020Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
03/10/2020Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
03/10/2020Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
02/27/2020Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
08/21/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
08/20/2019Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
08/20/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (150)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Gianforte, Greg [R-MT-At Large]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Balderson, Troy [R-OH-12]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Bergman, Jack [R-MI-1]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-42]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Cisneros, Gilbert Ray, Jr. [D-CA-39]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Curtis, John R. [R-UT-3]* 08/20/2019
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-1]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20]* 08/20/2019
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Marshall, Roger W. [R-KS-1]* 08/20/2019
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1]* 08/20/2019
Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Moolenaar, John R. [R-MI-4]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Rose, Max [D-NY-11]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Rutherford, John H. [R-FL-4]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Steil, Bryan [R-WI-1]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Waltz, Michael [R-FL-6]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 08/20/2019
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] 08/23/2019
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 08/23/2019
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 08/23/2019
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 08/30/2019
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] 08/30/2019
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 08/30/2019
Rep. Reschenthaler, Guy [R-PA-14] 08/30/2019
Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2] 08/30/2019
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5] 08/30/2019
Rep. Rouda, Harley [D-CA-48] 08/30/2019
Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7] 09/06/2019
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 09/09/2019
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25] 09/09/2019
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 09/09/2019
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 09/10/2019
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 09/10/2019
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] 09/10/2019
Rep. Axne, Cynthia [D-IA-3] 09/11/2019
Rep. Buchanan, Vern [R-FL-16] 09/13/2019
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 09/13/2019
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 09/13/2019
Rep. Gonzalez, Anthony [R-OH-16] 09/18/2019
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria [D-NY-14] 09/18/2019
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 09/18/2019
Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA-6] 09/18/2019
Rep. Delgado, Antonio [D-NY-19] 09/18/2019
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46] 09/24/2019
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 10/04/2019
Rep. Horn, Kendra S. [D-OK-5] 10/04/2019
Rep. Case, Ed [D-HI-1] 10/04/2019
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 10/04/2019
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 10/04/2019
Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente [D-TX-15] 10/04/2019
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 10/11/2019
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 10/11/2019
Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2] 10/11/2019
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 10/16/2019
Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8] 10/18/2019
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 10/21/2019
Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8] 10/21/2019
Rep. Luria, Elaine G. [D-VA-2] 10/28/2019
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 10/28/2019
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 10/28/2019
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] 10/28/2019
Rep. Mucarsel-Powell, Debbie [D-FL-26] 10/28/2019
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 10/29/2019
Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5] 10/29/2019
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] 10/31/2019
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] 10/31/2019
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 10/31/2019
Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] 11/01/2019
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20] 11/12/2019
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 11/12/2019
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] 11/13/2019
Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2] 11/14/2019
Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6] 11/14/2019
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 11/14/2019
Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] 11/21/2019
Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6] 11/21/2019
Rep. Crow, Jason [D-CO-6] 11/21/2019
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] 11/21/2019
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] 12/03/2019
Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9] 12/04/2019
Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17] 12/04/2019
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 12/09/2019
Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14] 12/09/2019
Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5] 12/09/2019
Rep. Torres Small, Xochitl [D-NM-2] 12/18/2019
Rep. Spanberger, Abigail Davis [D-VA-7] 12/18/2019
Rep. Phillips, Dean [D-MN-3] 01/08/2020
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 01/08/2020
Rep. Finkenauer, Abby [D-IA-1] 01/09/2020
Rep. McAdams, Ben [D-UT-4] 01/13/2020
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] 01/14/2020
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 01/14/2020
Rep. Davids, Sharice [D-KS-3] 01/14/2020
Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3] 01/17/2020
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-15] 01/17/2020
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11] 01/17/2020
Rep. Riggleman, Denver [R-VA-5] 01/24/2020
Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10] 01/24/2020
Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1] 01/28/2020
Rep. Hagedorn, Jim [R-MN-1] 01/29/2020
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 01/29/2020
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 02/06/2020
Rep. Pappas, Chris [D-NH-1] 02/21/2020
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7] 05/15/2020
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 05/15/2020
Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11] 05/15/2020
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 05/15/2020
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 08/04/2020
Rep. Watkins, Steve [R-KS-2] 08/04/2020
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] 08/04/2020
Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] 08/04/2020
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 08/04/2020
Rep. Steube, W. Gregory [R-FL-17] 08/04/2020
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 09/15/2020
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] 09/15/2020
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 09/15/2020
Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7] 09/17/2020
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3] 09/17/2020

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce08/20/2019 Referred to
07/15/2020 Markup by
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology08/21/2019 Referred to
02/27/2020 Hearings by
03/10/2020 Markup by
03/10/2020 Reported by

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Introduced in House (08/20/2019)

National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019

This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9–8–8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental-health crisis hotline.