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S. 711 (116th): CARE for Reservists Act of 2019

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for mental health services from the Department of Veterans Affairs to include members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jon Tester

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Montana. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2020
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Mar 7, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

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

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 6395: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
Enacted — Veto Overridden on Jan 1, 2021. (compare text)
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History

Mar 7, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 22, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Aug 5, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

S. 711 (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 S. 711. 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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