HR918: Veteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act

By | January 15, 2018
Seal of the US Dept of Veterans Affairs

Seal of the US Dept of Veterans Affairs

Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish veterans an initial mental health assessment; and the mental health care services required to treat urgent mental health care needs, including risk of suicide or harming others.

Official Summary

Passed House
2017-11-07
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law

Amendments

Amended in committee.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Coffman, Mike [R-CO-6]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

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