of the needs of members of the Armed Forces with substance use disorders while they remain on active duty and until their transition to care and treatment from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

(15) To develop and deploy an education and awareness training initiative designed to reduce the negative stigma associated with substance use disorders and treatment.

(16) Such other responsibilities as the Secretary shall specify.

SEC. 6. CONGRESSIONAL DEFENSE COMMITTEES DEFINED.

In this Act, the term ‘congressional defense committees’ means--

(1) the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate; and

(2) the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.



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