HR 26

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 26

To direct the Secretary of Defense to adopt a program of professional and confidential screenings to detect mental health injuries acquired during deployment in support of a contingency operation and ultimately to reduce the incidence of suicide among veterans.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 5, 2011

Ms. SPEIER introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Defense to adopt a program of professional and confidential screenings to detect mental health injuries acquired during deployment in support of a contingency operation and ultimately to reduce the incidence of suicide among veterans.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. SENSE OF CONGRESS.

SEC. 3. MANDATORY, FACE-TO-FACE AND CONFIDENTIAL SCREENINGS FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION AMONG VETERANS.

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