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S.RES.169: A resolution designating the month of June 2013 as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month".

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D.
Total Cosponsors 17 (11 Democrats, 1 Independent, 5 Republicans)
Introduced June 12, 2013
Latest Major Action June 12, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Designates June 2013 as National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month.

Expresses support for the efforts of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to educate service members, veterans, their families, and the public about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 12, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4432; text as passed Senate: CR S4410)