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Titles (3)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Title(s) as Introduced

CARE for Reservists Act of 2019
Care And Readiness Enhancement for Reservists Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for mental health services from the Department of Veterans Affairs to include members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/09/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
05/29/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
05/09/2019Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/09/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Veterans' Affairs05/09/2019 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health05/29/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/09/2019)

Care And Readiness Enhancement for Reservists Act of 2019 or the CARE for Reservists Act of 2019

This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide counseling without referral to any member of the reserve components of the Armed Forces who has a behavioral health condition or psychological trauma. Such counseling may include a comprehensive individual assessment, and outpatient services shall also be available.

The bill authorizes the VA to furnish mental health services to reservists.

The bill also expands specified VA programs to include reservists for the provision of (1) comprehensive suicide prevention, and (2) mental health treatment for veterans who served in classified missions.