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H.R. 8149 (116th): VA Precision Medicine Act

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To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out an initiative to identify and validate brain and mental health biomarkers among veterans.

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Sponsor and status

Conor Lamb

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 1, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Sep 1, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

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This bill was incorporated into:

S. 785: Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 17, 2020. (compare text)
Cosponsors

3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)

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History

Sep 1, 2020
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 10, 2020
 
Considered by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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H.R. 8149 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 8149. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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