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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Veterans HOPE Act
Veterans Heroin Overdose Prevention Examination Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a review on opioid overdose deaths among veterans, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/06/2020Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
03/02/2020Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
02/06/2020Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/06/2020Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (4)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7]* 02/06/2020
Rep. Harris, Andy [R-MD-1] 02/25/2020
Rep. Keller, Fred [R-PA-12] 03/02/2020
Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4] 05/01/2020

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs02/06/2020 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health03/02/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/06/2020)

Veterans Heroin Overdose Prevention Examination Act or the Veterans HOPE Act

This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to complete a review of the deaths of all covered veterans who died from opioid overdoses during the five-year period preceding the enactment of this bill. Covered veterans are those who received VA hospital care or medical services during the five-year period preceding the death of the veteran.

The VA shall report on the results of the review and make such report publicly available.