House Bill 1480
117th Congress(2021-2022)
HERO Act
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Passed House on May 12, 2021
Overview
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Introduced
Mar 2, 2021
Latest Action
May 13, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
1480
Congress
117
Policy Area
Health
Health
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Passed
May 12, 2021
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 6 of H. Res. 380, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 297; H.R. 433; H.R. 478; H.R. 586; H.R. 721, as amended; H.R. 768; H.R. 810; H.R. 1205; H.R. 1260, as amended; H.R. 1324; H.R. 1448, as amended; H.R. 1475, as amended; H.R. 1480, as amended; H.R. 2862, as amended; H.R. 2955; and H.R. 2981.(consideration: CR H2235-2246; text: CR H2242-2243)
Summary

Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act or the HERO Act

This bill establishes a series of programs relating to the behavioral health of law enforcement officers, first responders, 9-1-1 operators, other public safety officers, and health care providers.

The programs include

  • a public safety officer suicide-reporting system at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
  • a grant program for peer-support behavioral health and wellness programs within fire departments and emergency medical services agencies, and
  • a grant program for behavioral health and wellness programs for health care providers.
Text (3)
May 13, 2021
May 12, 2021
March 2, 2021
Actions (12)
05/13/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
05/12/2021
Pursuant to section 6 of H. Res. 380, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 297; H.R. 433; H.R. 478; H.R. 586; H.R. 721, as amended; H.R. 768; H.R. 810; H.R. 1205; H.R. 1260, as amended; H.R. 1324; H.R. 1448, as amended; H.R. 1475, as amended; H.R. 1480, as amended; H.R. 2862, as amended; H.R. 2955; and H.R. 2981. (consideration: CR H2235-2246; text: CR H2242-2243)
05/12/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 6 of H. Res. 380, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 297; H.R. 433; H.R. 478; H.R. 586; H.R. 721, as amended; H.R. 768; H.R. 810; H.R. 1205; H.R. 1260, as amended; H.R. 1324; H.R. 1448, as amended; H.R. 1475, as amended; H.R. 1480, as amended; H.R. 2862, as amended; H.R. 2955; and H.R. 2981.(consideration: CR H2235-2246; text: CR H2242-2243)
05/12/2021
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 380, proceedings on H.R. 1480 are considered vacated.
05/11/2021
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
05/11/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1480.
05/11/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2172-2175; text: CR H2172-2174)
05/11/2021
Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
03/03/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
03/02/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.
03/02/2021
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
03/02/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Mar 3, 2021 8:12:12 AM
Record Updated
Sep 22, 2021 6:17:20 PM