To amend title 38, United States Code, to enhance services provided by Vet Centers operated by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, to clarify and improve the provision of bereavement counseling by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Hampshire's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 27, 2006
Length: 4 pages
109th Congress (2005–2006)
This bill was introduced on April 27, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
Apr 27, 2006
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H.R. 5221 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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