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  • Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act


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    Senator Jeff Sessions

    From: AL

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    SESSIONS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent to speak as in morning business for up to 10 minutes. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Department of Homeland...



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    Senator John McCain

    From: AZ

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    McCAIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent to speak as in morning business for such time as I may consume. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. McCAIN. Mr. President,...



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    Senator Johnny Isakson

    From: GA

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    ISAKSON. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mrs. FEINSTEIN. Mr. President, I rise today...



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    Senator Dianne Feinstein

    From: CA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    FEINSTEIN. Mr. President, I rise today to express my strong support for the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans-- SAV--Act, of which I am a cosponsor. This bill addresses a true public...



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    Senator James M. Inhofe

    From: OK

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    INHOFE. Mr. President, I remain strongly committed to our veterans and their families. When America sends our men and women to war, we vow to care for them when they return. However, throughout the Nation,...



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    Senator Bernard Sanders

    From: VT

    Party: Independent

    Date: 2015-02-03

    SANDERS. Mr. President, I have spoken repeatedly on this floor about the cost of war. In doing so, I have tried to remind the American people and my colleagues that the cost of war does not end when...



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    Senator Richard Blumenthal

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    BLUMENTHAL. Mr. President, I want to begin by thanking Chairman Isakson for giving the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act the priority it needs and deserves. I know the Presiding...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    CORNYN. The following Senator is necessarily absent: the Senator from Illinois (Mr. Kirk). The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Cruz). Are there any other Senators in the Chamber desiring to vote? The result...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    DURBIN. Mr. President, I am a proud cosponsor of the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act and am pleased my colleagues chose to support it unanimously. The bill is designed to help...



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    Senator Richard Burr

    From: NC

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    BURR. Mr. President, I rise today to commend my colleagues for swift passage of the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act. This act will build upon the Veterans Choice Act and put in...



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    Senator Johnny Isakson

    From: GA

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-02

    ISAKSON. Mr. President, I want to give you a stark fact and figure. Every year 8,000 American veterans take their own lives and commit suicide. That is more people, more veterans than were killed in...



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    Senator Richard Blumenthal

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-02

    BLUMENTHAL. Mr. President, I begin by thanking the chairman of the Veterans' Affairs Committee, Senator Isakson, and really giving him immeasurable credit for his courage and his fortitude in addressing...



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    Senator John Boozman

    From: AR

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-02

    BOOZMAN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mr. BOOZMAN. Mr. President, on March 21,...



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    Senator Elizabeth Warren

    From: MA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-02

    WARREN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Ms. WARREN. Mr. President, I come to the...



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    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

    From: RI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-02

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    Representative Jeff Miller

    From: FL District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-12

    MILLER of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 203) to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for the conduct of annual evaluations of mental health...



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    Representative Corrine Brown

    From: FL District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-12

    BROWN of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 203, the Clay Hunt SAV Act. This legislation passed the House last month in the closing...



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    Representative Jackie Walorski

    From: IN District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-12

    WALORSKI. Mr. Speaker, I thank the distinguished gentleman from Florida for yielding, and I am grateful to be here today to support the Clay Hunt SAV Act. Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives....



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    Representative Timothy J. Walz

    From: MN District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-12

    WALZ. Mr. Speaker, I thank the ranking member for your support of this important piece of legislation. As you heard, we are here once again. We had a piece of legislation that attempted to, as I think...



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    Representative Ryan A. Costello

    From: PA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-12

    COSTELLO of Pennsylvania. I thank the distinguished gentleman from Florida for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I stand here today to express my support of Congressman Tim Walz's Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-12

    JACKSON LEE asked and was given permission to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, this is an appropriate and wonderful statement of two distinguished Members of Congress,...



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    Representative John B. Larson

    From: CT District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-12

    LARSON of Connecticut. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the ranking member, and certainly, I want to thank the chairman. I won't take the 2 minutes, but I want to thank them for their incredible cooperation...



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    Representative Tammy Duckworth

    From: IL District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-12

    DUCKWORTH. Mr. Speaker, I was pleased that my colleagues unanimously agreed during the 113th Congress that we must act to combat Veteran suicide and I am grateful that we are acting quickly in the first...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-12

    JACKSON LEE of texas in the house of representatives Monday, January 12, 2015 Ms. JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong...



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    Representative Danny K. Davis

    From: IL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-12

    DAVIS of illinois in the house of representatives Monday, January 12, 2015 Mr. DANNY K. DAVIS of Illinois. Mr. Speaker, I...



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    Representative Jeff Miller

    From: FL District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-09

    MILLER of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 5059) to direct the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for the conduct of annual...



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    Representative Dan Benishek

    From: MI District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-09

    BENISHEK. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman, the ranking member, and Mr. Walz, thank you so much for introducing this legislation. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to ask my colleagues to support the Clay...



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    Representative Timothy J. Walz

    From: MN District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-09

    WALZ. Mr. Speaker, I want to extend my thanks to Chairman Miller and Ranking Member Michaud. I think an American public which, many times, thinks all politics is is bickering and fighting and pettiness...



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    Representative Jackie Walorski

    From: IN District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-09

    WALORSKI. I thank the distinguished gentleman from Florida, the chairman. Mr. Speaker, every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. Many of us in this Chamber have experienced this in our own districts....



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    Representative Corrine Brown

    From: FL District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-09

    BROWN of Florida. Thank you, Ranking Member Michaud. First of all, let me just thank you for your service--your 12 years of service to this Congress--for what you have done for veterans throughout...



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    Representative David W. Jolly

    From: FL District 13

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-09

    JOLLY. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 5059, legislation to improve mental health and suicide prevention services for our Nation's veterans. Across the country...



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    Representative Peter J. Roskam

    From: IL District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-09

    ROSKAM. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Speaker, in listening to the debate and this discussion today, this is really a bill about real contrasts. The contrast, as the gentleman from Minnesota described...



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    Representative Tammy Duckworth

    From: IL District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-09

    DUCKWORTH. Mr. Speaker, I was proud to help introduce H.R. 5059, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act with Chairman Jeff Miller and Representative Tim Walz. This bipartisan bill,...



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    Representative Michael G. Fitzpatrick

    From: PA District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-09

    FITZPATRICK of pennsylvania in the house of representatives Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Mr. FITZPATRICK. Mr. Speaker, as our nation...