H.R.4635: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase the number of peer-to-peer counselors providing counseling for women veterans, and for other purposes.

About This Bill

  • Introduced Dec. 13, 2017
  • Latest Major Action June 14, 2018

Bill Summary

(Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to emphasize appointing peer support counselors for women veterans. The VA shall recruit women peer support counselors with expertise in gender-specific issues and services, VA services and benefits, and employment mentoring. The VA shall: emphasize peer support counseling for women veterans who suffered sexual trauma while in the Armed Forces, have post-traumatic stress...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 12 statements associated with H.R.4635.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 14, 2018
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
June 13, 2018
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 13, 2018

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (consideration: CR H5137)

June 13, 2018
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4635.
June 13, 2018
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5137-5138)
June 13, 2018
Mr. Roe (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
May 18, 2018
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 530.
May 18, 2018
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-687.
May 8, 2018
Subcommittee on Health Discharged.
May 8, 2018
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
May 8, 2018
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 17, 2018
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Dec. 13, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Dec. 13, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Dec. 13, 2017

Introduced in the House by Mike Coffman (R-Colo.)

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