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).
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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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2698”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2698>
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