H.R.5774 - Veterans HOPE Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Murphy, Gregory [R-NC-3] (Introduced 02/06/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/02/2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5774 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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.