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H.R. 1749: PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Peer Support Program Act

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To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants to State and local entities to carry out peer-to-peer mental health programs.

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Lee Zeldin

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Mar 13, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Mar 13, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 13, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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Rep. Zeldin Recommends Expansion of PFC Dwyer Veteran Peer Support Program as Part of Presidents Executive Order
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Sponsor) on Jul 7, 2020

Rep. Zeldin Testifies Before House VA Committee, Urging Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Expand PFC Dwyer Program Nationally
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Sponsor) on Sep 10, 2019

Rep. Zeldin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expand PFC Dwyer Program Nationally
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Sponsor) on Apr 22, 2019

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Mar 13, 2019

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