New Cosponsor — Sep 28, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP0]
The bill now has 38 cosponsors (32 Democrats, 6 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 the mental health care benefits available to members of the Armed Forces, to enhance counseling available to family members of members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
6/4/2009--Introduced.Armed Forces Behavioral Health Awareness Act - Makes any member of the Armed Forces who is deployed in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom eligible for readjustment counseling ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2699 — 111th Congress: Armed Forces Behavioral Health Awareness Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2699
“H.R. 2699 — 111th Congress: Armed Forces Behavioral Health Awareness Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 14, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2699>
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