S. 2120 (114th): Veterans Justice Outreach Act of 2015

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a program to support veterans in contact with the criminal justice system by discouraging unnecessary criminalization of mental illness and other nonviolent crimes, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Oct 1, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 1, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeanne Shaheen

Senior Senator from New Hampshire



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Oct 1, 2015

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S. 2120 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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