To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve hearings before the Board of Veterans' Appeals regarding claims involving military sexual trauma.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 21, 2022
Length: 3 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 27, 2022
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 27, 2022.
4 Cosponsors (4 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Mrvan Legislation Supporting Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma Approved by House of Representatives”
— Rep. Frank Mrvan [D-IN1] (Sponsor) on May 20, 2022
“Underwoods Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Oversight and Promote Accountability at VA Passes the House”
— Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL14] (Co-sponsor) on May 18, 2022
“the daily leader: wednesday, may 18, 2022”
— Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on May 18, 2022
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H.R. 6961 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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