H.R.5516 - Commitment to Veteran Support and Outreach Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Levin, Mike [D-CA-49] (Introduced 12/19/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/14/2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5516 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/19/2019)
Commitment to Veteran Support and Outreach Act
This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into a contract with a state in order to carry out, coordinate, improve, or otherwise enhance health and wellness programs, comprehensive veteran suicide prevention programs, and outreach by the VA and the state.
The VA is authorized to award a grant to a state to (1) carry out, coordinate, improve or otherwise enhance health and wellness programs, comprehensive veteran suicide prevention programs, outreach activities, or activities to assist with benefits claims for veterans; or (2) hire additional county veterans service officers.