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2019 Senate Bill 228: Create suicide prevention commission

Public Act 177 of 2019

Introduced by Sen. Jim Runestad (R) on March 19, 2019
To create a government suicide prevention commission comprised of 25 individuals representing specified professions and interests, to study the issue and make recommendations.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee on March 19, 2019
Reported in the Senate on April 30, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on May 7, 2019
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on May 7, 2019
Reported in the House on September 5, 2019
Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on September 5, 2019
Reported in the House on September 17, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered by Rep. Matt Hall (R) on September 19, 2019
To adopt a substitute that adds additional members to the commission representing additional interests, and makes other changes.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 19, 2019
Substitute offered by Rep. Greg Markkanen (R) on September 19, 2019
To require the proposed commission to consider additional factors when determining the "demographic" factors involved in suicide, and add additional members to the commission representing additional interests.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 19, 2019
Substitute offered by Rep. Hank Vaupel (R) on September 24, 2019
To adopt a substitute that adds additional members to the commission representing additional interests, and makes other changes.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 24, 2019
To create a government suicide prevention commission comprised of 27 individuals representing specified professions and interests, to study the issue and make recommendations.
Received in the Senate on October 2, 2019
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on December 20, 2019

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