S. 869 (102nd): Veterans Health Care Amendments Act of 1991


Apr 18, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 6, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Alan Cranston

Senator from California


See Instead:

H.R. 2280 (same title)
Passed Senate with Changes — Nov 20, 1991

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the availability of treatment of veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder; and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Mental HealthPartA - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder-Veterans Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment Act of 1991- Directs that a veteran diagnosed by the Department of Veterans Affairs as suffering from post-traumatic ... Read more >

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Apr 18, 1991

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Jun 6, 1991
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 869”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (11D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 2280 (Includes)
Veterans Health Care Amendments Act of 1991

Passed Senate with Changes
Last Action: Nov 20, 1991

S. 2344 (Related)
Veterans’ Medical Programs Amendments of 1992

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 9, 1992

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