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988 Bill Makes Its Way through House
Suicide Prevention Lifeline (April 29, 2022) – The Conference Committee agreed to House Substitute for Senate Bill 19, the 988 suicide hotline enacting legislation. The legislation no longer contains the per phone line fee as funding was allocated from State General Funds in the Omnibus bill. The legislation passed the House 112-6. The conference committee report on the legislation will now need to go before the Senate for a final vote.