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H.R. 912: American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Mental Health Act

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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.

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Sponsor and status

Julia Brownley

Sponsor. Representative for California's 26th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 8, 2021
Length: 4 pages
Feb 8, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Ordered Reported on Jul 28, 2021

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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)

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

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Brownley Applauds House Passage of Veterans Mental Health Bill
    — Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA26] (Sponsor) on Jun 24, 2022

Veteran education bill aims to bolster support for Native American members
    — Rep. Tom O’Halleran [D-AZ1] on Jun 3, 2021

Brownley Applauds Committee Passage of Native American Veterans Mental Health Bill
    — Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA26] (Sponsor) on Jul 28, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 912 will add $48 million in new spending through 2026.


Feb 8, 2021

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Jul 28, 2021
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