H.R. 2441: Sgt. Ketchum Rural Veterans Mental Health Act of 2021

CBO Score

$4 million

Date of Report

Tue May 11th, 2021

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

117th Congress

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to expand the Rural Access Network for Growth Enhancement Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and to direct the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study to assess certain mental health care resources of the Department of Veterans Affairs available to veterans who live in rural areas.

Sponsor: Rep. Cynthia Axne — D — IA

Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), during FY2022, to establish and maintain three new centers of the Rural Access Network for Growth Enhancement (RANGE) Program in areas with interest from personnel and a need for additional mental health care for rural veterans. The RANGE Program serves veterans in rural areas who are experiencing mental illness. The bill requires the Government Accountability Office to conduct a ...

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