New Cosponsor — Sep 14, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. James “Jim” Moran [D-VA8, 1991-2014]
The bill now has 5 cosponsors (5 Democrats).
May 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Indiana's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 23, 2011
Length: 9 pages
To amend title 10, United States Code, to improve the mental health assessments provided to members of the Armed Forces deployed in support of a contingency operation.
5/23/2011--Introduced.Service Members Mental Health Screening Act - Requires the Secretary of Defense (Secretary) to provide a person-to-person mental health assessment for each member deployed in support of a contingency operation:(1) ... Read more >
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1942”). 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. (2015). H.R. 1942 — 112th Congress: Service Members Mental Health Screening Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1942
“H.R. 1942 — 112th Congress: Service Members Mental Health Screening Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1942>
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