H.R. 1236 (113th): To amend title 10, United States Code, to require the inclusion of a behavioral health professional on any physical evaluation board that considers issues of post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, or other mental health condition.


Mar 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Walter Jones Jr.

Representative for North Carolina's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2013
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3/18/2013--Introduced.Requires any physical evaluation board within the Department of Defense (DOD) that will consider issues related to post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, or other mental health condition of a ... Read more >

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Mar 18, 2013

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