H. R. 2435, Accelerating Veterans Recovery Outdoors Act.

Summary:  To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish an interagency task force on the use of public lands to provide medical treatment and therapy to veterans through outdoor recreation. Cosponsors (Bipartisan)

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 9/19/19.


STATUS: Introduced 5/01/19 by Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]  .


  • Sometimes, a smart piece of legislation makes so much damn sense, that it deserves unwavering support. We may have just seen the progression of one that, if passed into law, would require outdoor therapy as a part of a mental health and wellness plan for veterans. (Source: Wide Open Spaces)


  • Link to the text of the bill.
  • Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.

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