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S. 3677: Post-Disaster Mental Health Response Act


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 17, 2022 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3677

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 17, 2022

(for himself and Mr. Portman) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A BILL

To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to authorize the President to provide professional counseling services to victims of emergencies declared under such Act, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Post-Disaster Mental Health Response Act.

2.

Crisis counseling assistance and training

Section 502(a)(6) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5192(a)(6)) is amended by inserting and section 416 after section 408.