New Cosponsor — Jun 30, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Betsy Markey [D-CO4, 2009-2010]
The bill now has 5 cosponsors (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans).
May 25, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on May 25, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 25, 2010
Length: 5 pages
To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a toll-free hotline to assist mental health professionals at institutions of higher learning, to provide training to mental health professionals at institutions of higher learning, and for other purposes.
5/25/2010--Introduced.Student Veteran Counseling Improvement Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a toll-free telephone number to provide mental and behavioral health professionals with information related to ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5385 — 111th Congress: Student Veteran Counseling Improvement Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5385
“H.R. 5385 — 111th Congress: Student Veteran Counseling Improvement Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5385>
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