HB1159 (CH0154)

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2018 Regular Session



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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Young, P.


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 154

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 the 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; terminating the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates P. Young, Carozza, Glass, Jalisi, Knotts, Lam, Lisanti, Miele, Sample-Hughes, Sanchez, Sydnor, Pendergrass, Bromwell, Angel, Cullison, Hayes, Hill, Kelly, Kipke, Krebs, Metzgar, Morales, Morgan, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Rosenberg, Saab, Szeliga, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0066
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
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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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April 27, 2018 10:29 A.M.