H.R. 1942 (112th): Service Members Mental Health Screening Act


May 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


André Carson

Representative for Indiana's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 23, 2011
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

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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May 23, 2011

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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.


5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 1540 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 31, 2011

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