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S. 479 - Joshua Omvig Veterans Suicide Prevention Act

Veterans. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to reduce the incidence of suicide among veterans. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Joshua Omvig Veterans Suicide Prevention Act

S. 479 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to reduce the incidence of suicide among veterans. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reduce the incidence of suicide among veterans.
Other Titles
  • Joshua Omvig Veterans Suicide Prevention Act
  • Joshua Omvig Veterans Suicide Prevention Act
Sponsor
Thomas Harkin
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Veterans
  • Access to health care
  • Administrative procedure
  • Afghanistan
  • Armed forces
  • Armed forces reserves
  • Congress
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Counseling
  • Criminal justice
  • Defense policy
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Drug abuse
  • Drug abuse treatment
  • Employee training
  • Executive departments
  • Families
  • Federal advisory bodies
  • Federal employees
  • Government employees
  • Government information
  • Government publicity
  • Health education
  • Health policy
  • Iraq
  • Iraq compilation
  • Job training
  • Law
  • Legislation
  • Medical care
  • Medical research
  • Medicine
  • Mental health services
  • Middle East and North Africa
  • Military dependents
  • Military operations
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Preventive medicine
  • Psychotherapy
  • Rural affairs
  • Rural health
  • Science policy
  • Social services
  • South Asia
  • Suicide
  • Telecommunication
  • Telephone
  • Veterans' benefits
  • Veterans' medical care
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/01/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/01/2007
2/01/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
2/01/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S1529-1530)
4/25/2007Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 110-89.
Put on a legislative calendar6/27/2007Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
7/23/2007Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Reported by Senator Akaka without amendment. With written report No. 110-132.
Put on a legislative calendar7/23/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 279.
9/05/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S11097-11101)
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$515,981
$230,240
$746,221
$0
3 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Joshua Omvig Veterans Suicide Prevention Act

3 organizations supported this bill

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
(n.d.). Veteran Suicide Prevention Bill Passes House. Retrieved n.d., from .
Suicide Prevention Action Network USA
(n.d.). SPAN USA Executive Director Jerry Reed Statement on Senate Hearing on Mental Health Issues. Retrieved n.d., from .
Veterans And Military Families For Progress
(n.d.). Legislation Endorsed by Veterans & Military Families for Progress for the 110th Congress. Retrieved n.d., from .

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$3,750$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$12,050$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$36,249$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$4,000$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Joe BidenDDE$1,750$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$4,849$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$20,743$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$12,000$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$2,200$0
Richard BurrRNC$22,166$0
Robert ByrdDWV$250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$7,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$9,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$1,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$7,350$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$6,700$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$45,580$0
Tom CoburnROK$1,866$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$20,900$0
Susan CollinsRME$7,300$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$17,300$0
Bob CorkerRTN$2,950$0
John CornynRTX$1,210$0
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$850$0
Chris DoddDCT$15,000$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$2,050$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$1,750$0
Byron DorganDND$11,500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$10,375$0
John EnsignRNV$4,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$5,450$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$16,600$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$6,000$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$21,750$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$250$0
Tom HarkinDIA$10,350$0
Orrin HatchRUT$13,600$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$1,050$0
Jim InhofeROK$500$0
Dan InouyeDHI$4,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$3,750$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$9,000$0
Ted KennedyDMA$18,050$0
John KerryDMA$6,510$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,250$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$13,000$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$10,000$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$14,000$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$1,200$0
Carl LevinDMI$6,250$0
Joe LiebermanICT$1,400$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$16,800$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$1,000$0
Mel MartinezRFL$5,700$0
John McCainRAZ$3,700$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,750$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$17,750$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$22,800$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$1,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$2,600$0
Patty MurrayDWA$16,850$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,500$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,800$0
Barack ObamaDIL$5,500$0
Mark PryorDAR$500$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,900$0
Harry ReidDNV$15,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$750$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$12,300$0
Ken SalazarDCO$15,792$0
Bernie SandersIVT$5,700$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$4,000$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$700$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$4,000$0
Gordon SmithROR$12,000$0
Olympia SnoweRME$2,250$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$33,563$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$5,700$0
Ted StevensRAK$6,650$0
John SununuRNH$8,850$0
Jon TesterDMT$2,200$0
Craig ThomasRWY$0$0
John ThuneRSD$12,666$0
David VitterRLA$8,466$0
George VoinovichROH$2,000$0
John WarnerRVA$250$0
Jim WebbDVA$22,436$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$500$0
Ron WydenDOR$4,000$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$3,750$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$12,050$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$36,249$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$4,000$0
Bob BennettRUT$0$0
Joe BidenDDE$1,750$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$4,849$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$20,743$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$12,000$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$2,200$0
Richard BurrRNC$22,166$0
Robert ByrdDWV$250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$7,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$9,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$1,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$7,350$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$6,700$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$45,580$0
Tom CoburnROK$1,866$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$20,900$0
Susan CollinsRME$7,300$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$17,300$0
Bob CorkerRTN$2,950$0
John CornynRTX$1,210$0
Larry CraigRID$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$850$0
Chris DoddDCT$15,000$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$2,050$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$1,750$0
Byron DorganDND$11,500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$10,375$0
John EnsignRNV$4,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$5,450$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$16,600$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$6,000$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$21,750$0
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$250$0
Tom HarkinDIA$10,350$0
Orrin HatchRUT$13,600$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$1,050$0
Jim InhofeROK$500$0
Dan InouyeDHI$4,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$3,750$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$9,000$0
Ted KennedyDMA$18,050$0
John KerryDMA$6,510$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,250$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$13,000$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$10,000$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$14,000$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$1,200$0
Carl LevinDMI$6,250$0
Joe LiebermanICT$1,400$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$16,800$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$1,000$0
Mel MartinezRFL$5,700$0
John McCainRAZ$3,700$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,750$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$17,750$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$22,800$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$1,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$2,600$0
Patty MurrayDWA$16,850$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,500$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,800$0
Barack ObamaDIL$5,500$0
Mark PryorDAR$500$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,900$0
Harry ReidDNV$15,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$750$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$12,300$0
Ken SalazarDCO$15,792$0
Bernie SandersIVT$5,700$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$4,000$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$700$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$4,000$0
Gordon SmithROR$12,000$0
Olympia SnoweRME$2,250$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$33,563$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$5,700$0
Ted StevensRAK$6,650$0
John SununuRNH$8,850$0
Jon TesterDMT$2,200$0
Craig ThomasRWY$0$0
John ThuneRSD$12,666$0
David VitterRLA$8,466$0
George VoinovichROH$2,000$0
John WarnerRVA$250$0
Jim WebbDVA$22,436$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$500$0
Ron WydenDOR$4,000$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Health & welfare policy$515,981
Military$230,240

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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