110-H.AMDT.75 to 110-H.R.1538

Amendment requires the Secretary of Defense to develop and implement a plan to help prevent Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and other stress-related psychopathologies (including substance abuse conditions) from developing in military service members.

H.AMDT.75(A006)
Amends: H.R.1538
Sponsor: Rep Sestak, Joe [PA-7](offered 3/28/2007)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment requires the Secretary of Defense to develop and implement a plan to help prevent Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and other stress-related psychopathologies (including substance abuse conditions) from developing in military service members.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 7 printed in House Report 110-78 to require the Secretary of the Department of Defense to develop and implement a plan to help prevent Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and other stress-related psychopathologies (including substance abuse conditions) from developing in our military service members. In addition, this amendment would establish a new Peer-Reviewed research program within the Defense Health Program`s research and development function to research the prevention of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and how to best strengthen the psychological resiliency of our military service members.

STATUS:

    3/28/2007 3:21pm:
    Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Sestak. (consideration: CR H3227-3228, H3231, H3233-3235; text: CR H3227)
    3/28/2007 4:35pm:
    On agreeing to the Sestak amendment (A006) Agreed to by recorded vote: 434 - 0 (Roll no. 206).
    3/28/2007 4:40pm:
    Mr. Price (GA) demanded a separate vote on the Sestak amendment (A006).
    3/28/2007 4:41pm:
    On agreeing to the Sestak amendment (A006) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 426 - 0 (Roll no. 207).

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