HR 1284

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1284

To amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance the suicide prevention program of the Department of Defense by specifically requiring suicide prevention training during recruit basic training, preseparation counseling, and mental health assessments.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 31, 2011

Mr. BACA introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance the suicide prevention program of the Department of Defense by specifically requiring suicide prevention training during recruit basic training, preseparation counseling, and mental health assessments.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. ENHANCEMENT OF SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.

SEC. 3. SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING COMPONENT DURING RECRUIT BASIC TRAINING.

`Sec. 4320a. Recruit basic training: availability of suicide prevention resources

`Sec. 6933. Recruit basic training: availability of suicide prevention resources

`Sec. 9320a. Recruit basic training: availability of suicide prevention resources

SEC. 4. NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF AND ACCESS TO SUICIDE PREVENTION RESOURCES DURING PRESEPARATION COUNSELING.

SEC. 5. NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF AND ACCESS TO SUICIDE PREVENTION RESOURCES DURING MEDICAL EXAMINATION TO EVALUATE A DIAGNOSIS OF POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER OR TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY.

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