H.Res. 1746: Recognizing and supporting the efforts of Welcome Back Veterans to augment the services provided by the Departments of Defense and Veterans'' Affairs in providing timely and world-class care for veterans and members of the Armed Forces suffering from PTSD

H.Res. 1746

Recognizing and supporting the efforts of Welcome Back Veterans to augment the services provided by the Departments of Defense and Veterans'' Affairs in providing timely and world-class care for veterans and members of the Armed Forces suffering from PTSD

Sponsor
Rep. Steve Israel

Date
December 8, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.Res. 1746 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, December 8, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) on December 1, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1746 would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Recognizes and supports the efforts of Welcome Back Veterans to augment the services provided by the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs in providing timely and world-class care for veterans and members of the Armed Forces suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and related psychiatric disorders; and
  • “Encourages the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish innovative public-private partnerships for the treatment and research of post-traumatic stress disorder in teaching hospitals across the country.