Senate Bill 610
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act
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Amendments
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Passed Senate on Aug 6, 2021
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Mar 4, 2021
Latest Action
Aug 10, 2021
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
610
Congress
117
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Virginia
Michigan
Arizona
Arkansas
Delaware
Indiana
Louisiana
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Minnesota
Minnesota
Mississippi
Montana
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Virginia
Wisconsin
Passed
August 6, 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 Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.(text: CR S5986-5987)
Summary

Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act

This bill establishes grants and requires other activities to improve mental and behavioral health and prevent burnout among health care providers.

Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must award grants to

  • train health care providers on suicide prevention, other behavioral health issues, and strategies to improve well-being; and
  • establish or expand programs to promote mental and behavioral health among health care providers involved with COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) response efforts.

HHS must also study and develop policy recommendations on

  • preventing burnout and improving mental and behavioral health among health care providers,
  • removing barriers to accessing care and treatment, and
  • identifying strategies to promote resiliency.

Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must conduct a campaign to encourage health care providers to seek support and treatment for mental and behavioral health concerns.

Text (3)
August 6, 2021
June 8, 2021
Amendments (1)
Aug 06, 2021
Agreed to in Senate
2
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 2622
To improve the bill with respect to review of program effectiveness.
Agreed To
Actions (12)
08/10/2021
Held at the desk.
08/10/2021
Received in the House.
08/09/2021
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
08/06/2021
Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote. (text: CR S5986-5987)
08/06/2021
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.(text: CR S5986-5987)
08/06/2021
The committee substitute as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
08/06/2021
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S5985-5987; text: CR S5985-5986)
06/08/2021
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 69.
06/08/2021
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Murray with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
05/25/2021
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
03/04/2021
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
03/04/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Record Created
Mar 5, 2021 12:12:11 PM
Record Updated
Sep 16, 2021 4:52:54 PM