2008 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hucker, Bronrott, Donoghue, Feldman, Hubbard, Kullen, Manno, McConkey, Montgomery, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, Ramirez, Reznik, Schuler, Valderrama, and Weir
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Behavioral Health Services for Veterans of War in Iraq or Afghanistan


Requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to establish a program to provide behavioral health services for veterans who served in the war in Iraq or Afghanistan; authorizing the behavioral health services to be provided through specified mechanisms; and requiring the Department to work with the State Department of Veterans Affairs and other organizations to identify veterans in need of benefits from the program.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Armed Forces -see also- Militia
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Mental Health
Substance Abuse
Veterans Affairs, Department of

Bill affects the following Statute:

Health - General
( 13-2701 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered