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H.R. 1476: 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 1, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Mar 1, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Mar 1, 2021

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41 Cosponsors (27 Republicans, 14 Democrats)

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Rep. Zeldin, Local Officials and Veterans Call for Nationwide Expansion of Dwyer Program
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Sponsor) on Aug 5, 2022

Jacobs Delivers Floor Speech in Support of Mental Health Resources for Veterans
    — Rep. Chris Jacobs [R-NY27] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 27, 2021

Rep. Zeldin Hosts Special Order on House Floor in Support of Americas Veterans Battling PTSD and TBI
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Sponsor) on Oct 26, 2021

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Mar 1, 2021

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