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S. 1468: Sgt. Ketchum Rural Veterans Mental Health Act of 2021

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A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to expand the Rural Access Network for Growth Enhancement Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs and to direct the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study to assess certain mental health care resources of the Department of Veterans Affairs available to veterans who live in rural areas.

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: Apr 29, 2021
Length: 5 pages
Apr 29, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 2441: Sgt. Ketchum Rural Veterans Mental Health Act of 2021
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 30, 2021. (compare text)

2 Cosponsors (2 Republicans)

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Apr 29, 2021

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S. 1468 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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