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Gus Bilirakis, Scott Peters Get School Suicide Prevention Bill Through the House

The proposal is to “encourage schools to implement evidence-based suicide prevention training for students in grades 6 through 12.”

Gus Bilirakis: Congress Needs to Pass School Suicide Prevention Bill

With Tuesday being World Teen Mental Wellness Day, Bilirakis showcased a proposal he is backing to “encourage schools to implement evidence-based suicide prevention training for students in grades 6 through 12.”

Gus Bilirakis, Scott Peters Bring Back School Suicide Prevention Bill

Peters first introduced the bill in June and the U.S. House passed the measure on a voice vote in September. However, the U.S. Senate did not clear the companion bill championed by then U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Col.
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Marco Rubio Gets Bill Empowering State Department Do More to Fight Anti-Semitism Through Senate

At the start of last year, Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, to bring back the “Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act” which would “enhance the State Department’s role in combating and monitoring anti-Semitism around the world.”

Marco Rubio Urges Trump Administration To Sanction Bangladesh’s Rapid Action Battalion

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, called on the Trump administration to impose sanctions on senior commanders of Bangladesh’s Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), which has reportedly killed more than 400 people extrajudicially since 2015.

Gus Bilirakis Helps Get Two Suicide Prevention Bills Through the House

Bilirakis brought out the “Effective Suicide Screening in the Emergency Department Act” back in October. The bill “helps to create protocols for identifying, assessing and treating individuals in the E.R. who may be at risk for suicide.”

Marco Rubio, Other Senators Urge UNSC Leadership to Hold an Immediate Meeting on Hong...

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined other U.S. senators in sending a letter to the United Nations permanent representatives for Estonia and France, the current and incoming president of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), in support of the United States Mission to the United Nations’ (USUN) call for an immediate UNSC meeting on recent actions taken by the Chinese government to undermine Hong Kong’s autonomy.