US HB2847 | 2013-2014 | 113th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 60-6)
Status: Introduced on July 30 2013 - 25% progression, died in committee
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

Sponsors

Rep. James McGovern [D]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D]Rep. Rob Bishop [R]Rep. Timothy Bishop [D]
Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D]Rep. Michael Capuano [D]Rep. Andre Carson [D]Rep. Judy Chu [D]
Rep. David Cicilline [D]Rep. Katherine Clark [D]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D]Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D]
Rep. Steve Cohen [D]Rep. Gerald Connolly [D]Rep. John Conyers [D]Rep. Elijah Cummings [D]
Rep. Peter DeFazio [D]Rep. John Delaney [D]Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D]Rep. Theodore Deutch [D]
Rep. Michael Doyle [D]Rep. Eliot Engel [D]Rep. William Enyart [D]Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D]
Rep. Christopher Gibson [R]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D]Rep. Michael Grimm [R]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D]
Rep. Rush Holt [D]Rep. Michael Honda [D]Rep. Walter Jones [R]Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D]
Rep. William Keating [D]Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D]Rep. John Larson [D]Rep. Barbara Lee [D]
Rep. Daniel Lipinski [D]Rep. Frank LoBiondo [R]Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D]
Rep. Nita Lowey [D]Rep. Ben Lujan [D]Rep. Sean Maloney [D]Rep. Doris Matsui [D]
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy [D]Rep. Betty McCollum [D]Rep. Jerry McNerney [D]Rep. Gwen Moore [D]
Rep. James Moran [D]Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D]Rep. Richard Neal [D]
Rep. Beto O'Rourke [D]Rep. Bill Pascrell [D]Rep. Mark Pocan [D]Rep. Jared Polis [D]
Rep. David Price [D]Rep. Mike Quigley [D]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D]Rep. Adam Schiff [D]
Rep. Carol Shea-Porter [D]Rep. Louise Slaughter [D]Rep. John Tierney [D]Rep. Dina Titus [D]
Rep. Niki Tsongas [D]Rep. Ed Whitfield [R]

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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