S. 2963 (110th): A bill to improve and enhance the mental health care benefits available to members of the Armed Forces and veterans, to enhance counseling and other benefits available to survivors of members of the Armed Forces and veterans, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

May 1, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 1, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Christopher “Kit” Bond

Senator from Missouri

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 1, 2008
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
5/1/2008--Introduced.Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide scholarships to individuals pursuing education or training in behavioral health care specialties that are critical to the operations of Vet Centers (centers ... Read more >
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What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 2963” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
May 1, 2008

Details

Cosponsors
10 cosponsors (6R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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