New Cosponsors — Sep 28, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP0]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Peter Visclosky [D-IN1]
The bill now has 50 cosponsors (36 Democrats, 14 Republicans).
Jun 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on June 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Arizona's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 4, 2009
Length: 6 pages
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.
6/4/2009--Introduced.Veterans and Survivors Behavioral Health Awareness Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide scholarships to individuals pursuing education or training in behavioral health care specialties that ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2698 — 111th Congress: Veterans and Survivors Behavioral Health Awareness Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2698
“H.R. 2698 — 111th Congress: Veterans and Survivors Behavioral Health Awareness Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2698>
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