H.R.5666: Servicemembers and Veterans Empowerment and Support Act of 2021

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Servicemembers and Veterans Empowerment and Support Act of 2021 This bill modifies and implements policies and procedures related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care and benefits for veterans who have experienced military sexual trauma (MST), which is generally defined as physical assault of a sexual nature, battery of a sexual nature, or sexual harassment that occurred while the veteran was serving in the military. The VA must...

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Date Description
Nov. 2, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Oct. 21, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Oct. 21, 2021

Introduced in the House by Chellie Pingree (D-Maine)

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