Summary: H.R.15038 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.15038. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (08/04/1976)

Vietnam Era Veterans and Dependents Psychological Readjustment Assistance Act - Directs the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to initiate and carry out a program for the treatment and rehabilitation of Vietnam era veterans and their dependents who are experiencing psychological problems as the result of the active military service performed by the veteran.

Requires the program to include such psychiatric, psychological, and counseling services as may be necessary for successful treatment.

Allows such services to be provided outside Veterans' Administration facilities in specified instances.

Stipulates that participation in such program shall be wholly voluntary and shall not be a prerequisite to eligibility for any other form of assistance from the Veterans' Administration.