To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide an individual with a mental health assessment before the individual enlists in the Armed Forces or is commissioned as an officer in the Armed Forces.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2014
Length: 5 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on March 26, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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40 Cosponsors (22 Republicans, 18 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Thompson Reacts to Proposed Executive Actions to Support Veteran, Military Mental Wellness”
— Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA15] (Sponsor) on Aug 26, 2014
“Congressmen Tim Ryan and Glenn Thompson Introduce “Medical Evaluation Parity for Service Members (MEPS) Act””
— Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH13] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 1, 2014
Mar 26, 2014
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Mar 19, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1465 (114th).
H.R. 4305 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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