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H.R. 1749 (116th): 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)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 13, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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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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H.R. 1749 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1749. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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