SB0066 (CH0155)

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Health – Vital Statistics – Veteran and Armed Services Member Suicide Reporting

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Senator Simonaire


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 155

Synopsis:Requiring the Secretary of Health to publish an annual report on the suicides of veterans and members currently serving in the armed services of the United States; limiting the information in the report to the age, sex, race or ethnicity, nature of service if known, and method of suicide of the veteran or armed services member; requiring the report to include aggregate information for the lesser of the previous 5 years or the total number of years for which information is available; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Simonaire, Young, Mathias, Eckardt, and Ready
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1159
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Armed Forces -see also- Military Department; Veterans
Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death
Ethnic Affairs
Gender -see also- Women
Health, Department of
Vital Records
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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May 7, 2018 3:52 P.M.