To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make certain improvements relating to mental health and suicide prevention outreach to minority veterans and American Indian and Alaska Native veterans, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 26th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 18, 2020
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on August 18, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Aug 18, 2020
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Sep 10, 2020
Considered by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Jul 28, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 912.
H.R. 8068 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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