US HB2847 | 2013-2014 | 113th Congress

Status

Status: Introduced on July 30 2013 - 25% progress
Action: 2013-08-29 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Wounded Warrior Service Dog Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretaries of Defense (DOD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) to jointly establish the K-9 Companion Corps program for the awarding of grants to assist nonprofit organizations in establishing, planning, designing, and/or operating programs to provide assistance dogs to certain members of the Armed Forces and veterans who have certain disabilities. Defines "assistance dog" to mean a dog specifically trained to perform physical tasks to mitigate the effects of such a disability, except that such term does not include a dog specifically trained for comfort or personal defense.

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Title

Wounded Warrior Service Dog Act of 2013

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History

DateChamberAction
2013-08-29HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
2013-08-02HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2013-07-30HouseReferred to House Veterans' Affairs
2013-07-30HouseReferred to House Armed Services
2013-07-30HouseReferred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2013-07-30HouseSponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5099)

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