H.B. No. 5580
Session Year 2017
 


AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF CERTAIN FORMER MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES DISCHARGED DUE TO POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER OR TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY.

To require the Commissioner of Veterans Affairs to study the prevalence in this state of former members of the armed forces discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable from active service as a result of a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury and the operational and financial feasibility of expanding state veterans' benefits, services and other resources to such former members.

Introduced by:
Veterans' Affairs Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 3/1/2017Referred to Joint Committee on Veterans' Affairs
 2/28/2017Drafted by Committee
 2/16/2017(VA)Vote to Draft
 2/7/2017Public Hearing 02/14
 1/26/2017(VA)Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing
 1/12/2017Referred to Joint Committee on Veterans' Affairs

Co-sponsors of HB-5580

Rep. Stephen G. Harding, 107th Dist.
Rep. Kevin Skulczyck, 45th Dist.

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