H.R. 2724: VA Peer Support Enhancement for MST Survivors Act

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Date of Report

Mon May 16th, 2022

Legislation Details

117th Congress

To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for peer support specialists for claimants who are survivors of military sexual trauma, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Antonio Delgado — D — NY

Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that each individual who files a claim relating to military sexual trauma is assigned a peer support specialist during the claims process, unless the individual elects to not have such support. Under the bill, a peer support specialist must be trained as a victim advocate and may not be responsible for any part of adjudicating the individual's claim.

View the full vote history of this bill on GovTrack.us.

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