H.R. 2698 (111th): Veterans and Survivors Behavioral Health Awareness Act

Introduced:

Jun 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Gabrielle Giffords

Representative for Arizona's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 4, 2009
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To improve and enhance the mental health care benefits available to veterans, to enhance counseling and other benefits available to survivors of veterans, and for other purposes.

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2698” means this is a House of Representatives 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
Jun 4, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
50 cosponsors (36D, 14R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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