Summary: H.R.1575 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House without amendment (11/02/2015)

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(Sec. 1) This bill makes permanent the requirement for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out, through the Readjustment Counseling Service of the Veterans Health Administration, a program to provide reintegration and readjustment services in group retreat settings to women veterans who are recently separated from service after a prolonged deployment. (Currently, such program is required as a pilot program under the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010.)

Such services shall include:

  • information on family, employment, and community reintegration;
  • financial and occupational counseling; and
  • information and counseling on stress reduction and conflict resolution.