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HR 912

Title: American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Mental Health Act
Author: Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA)

Summary

American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Mental Health Act

This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide mental health and suicide prevention outreach to American Indian and Alaska Native veterans.

Specifically, the bill requires that each VA medical center have a full-time minority veteran coordinator. The coordinator must receive training in the delivery of culturally appropriate mental health and suicide prevention services to American Indian and Alaska Native veterans.

Further, the suicide prevention coordinator and minority veteran coordinator of each VA medical center must develop and disseminate a written plan for conducting mental health and suicide prevention outreach to all tribes and urban Indian health organizations within ...

Status
Introduced in House 02/08/2021
Introduced in House 02/08/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 02/08/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 03/22/2021
Subcommittee on Health Discharged. 07/28/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 07/28/2021
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote. 07/28/2021

Bill Text
(HTML) 02/08/2021 - HR 912 (Introduced+in+House)
(PDF) 02/08/2021 - HR 912 (Introduced+in+House)


(HTML) 01/25/2021 - HR 912 (Introduced+in+House)
(PDF) 01/25/2021 - HR 912 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA)
    U.S. Representative

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    Capital Address:
    2262 Rayburn House Office Building

    Washington, DC 20515-0526
    Phone: (202) 225-5811

    District Address:
    223 East Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Suite 220

    Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
    Phone: (805) 379-1779
    Fax: (805) 379-1799