H.R. 5648: Mental Health Care Provider Retention Act of 2016

To authorize an individual who is transitioning from receiving treatment furnished by the Secretary of Defense to treatment furnished by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to continue receiving treatment from such individual's mental health care provider of the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.

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Jul 6, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jul 6, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 6, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Beto O'Rourke

Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 6, 2016
Length: 4 pages


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Jul 6, 2016

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