Summary: S.3244 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.3244. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (01/28/2020)

Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act of 2020 or the HERO Act of 2020

This bill establishes a series of programs relating to the behavioral health of public-safety officers (e.g., law-enforcement officers, firefighters, ambulance crew members, and 911 operators). For example, the bill establishes (1) a public-safety officer suicide-reporting system at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and (2) a grant program for peer-support behavioral health and wellness programs within fire departments and emergency medical services agencies.