S. 2573 (110th): Veterans Mental Health Treatment First Act


Jan 30, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 30, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Burr

Senator from North Carolina



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Last Updated: Jan 30, 2008
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require a program of mental health care and rehabilitation for veterans for service-related post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety disorder, or a related substance use disorder, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/30/2008--Introduced.Veterans Mental Health Treatment First Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a program of mental health care and rehabilitation for veterans who:(1) are diagnosed by ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 30, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2573”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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