S.1439 - Preventing and Treating Gambling Disorder in the Military Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] (Introduced 06/26/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/26/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1439 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/26/2017)
Preventing and Treating Gambling Disorder in the Military Act of 2017
This bill directs the Department of Defense (DOD) to incorporate medical screening questions specific to gambling disorder into the Annual Periodic Health Assessment conducted by DOD for members of the Armed Forces.
DOD shall incorporate into ongoing research efforts questions on gambling disorder, including by restoring such questions into the Health Related Behaviors Survey of Active Duty Military Personnel.