S1015: National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2017

By | March 9, 2018
Seal of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Seal of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Requires the FCC to assess the feasibility of a three-digit dialing code for a national suicide prevention hotline.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law


Amended in committee.


Original sponsor: Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT]

Cosponsors: Sen. Donnelly, Joe [D-IN], Sen. Sullivan, Dan [R-AK], Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM], Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV], Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI], Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI], Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]


Passed Senate by Unanimous Consent.

Related bill:  HR 2345

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