US HB4305 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on February 10 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-02-10 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Pending: Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement a pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder through a method where veterans train service dogs for veterans with disabilities.

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Title

PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act

Sponsors

Rep. Steve Stivers [R-OH]Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. John Rutherford [R-FL]Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]
Rep. Neal Dunn [R-FL]Rep. Gil Cisneros [D-CA]Rep. Michael Waltz [R-FL]Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]
Rep. Chip Roy [R-TX]Rep. David Joyce [R-OH]Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ]Rep. Jack Bergman [R-MI]
Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]Rep. Matt Gaetz [R-FL]Rep. Louie Gohmert [R-TX]Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL]
Rep. Bradley Byrne [R-AL]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Troy Balderson [R-OH]Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA]
Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH]Rep. Donna Shalala [D-FL]Rep. Bob Gibbs [R-OH]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]
Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA]Rep. Richard Hudson [R-NC]
Rep. Don Bacon [R-NE]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]Rep. James Himes [D-CT]Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA]
Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ]Rep. Mike Gallagher [R-WI]Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC]Rep. Ann Wagner [R-MO]
Rep. Daniel Lipinski [D-IL]Rep. Cheri Bustos [D-IL]Rep. Peter King [R-NY]Rep. Steven Palazzo [R-MS]
Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL]Rep. Debbie Lesko [D-AZ]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]
Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA]Rep. Denver Riggleman [R-VA]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]
Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY]Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO]Rep. Greg Steube [R-FL]Rep. Glenn Grothman [R-WI]
Rep. Ron Wright [R-TX]Rep. Jim Banks [R-IN]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]
Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX]Rep. Anthony Brindisi [D-NY]Rep. Garland Barr [R-KY]
Rep. Ted Budd [R-NC]Rep. James Hagedorn [R-MN]Rep. George Holding [R-NC]Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH]
Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO]Rep. Don Young [R-AK]Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL]Rep. Bill Johnson [R-OH]
Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA]Rep. Brian Mast [R-FL]Rep. James Baird [R-IN]Rep. John Joyce [R-PA]
Rep. Mark Green [R-TN]Rep. Clay Higgins [R-LA]Rep. Anthony Gonzalez [R-OH]Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO]
Rep. Tom Graves [R-GA]Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX]Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI]Rep. Ralph Abraham [R-LA]
Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD]Rep. Trey Hollingsworth [R-IN]Rep. Kevin Hern [R-OK]Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI]
Rep. Mike D. Rogers [R-AL]Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL]Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH]Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]
Rep. Alexander Mooney [R-WV]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Gregory Pence [R-IN]Rep. John Katko [R-NY]
Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Tom Reed [R-NY]
Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Dan Crenshaw [R-TX]Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]Rep. Martha Roby [R-AL]
Rep. Steve Womack [R-AR]Rep. Patrick McHenry [R-NC]Rep. Pete Stauber [R-MN]Rep. Christopher Smith [R-NJ]
Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX]Rep. Paul Mitchell [R-MI]Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ]Rep. Jeff Van Drew [D-NJ]
Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA]Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN]Rep. Ben Lujan [D-NM]Rep. Steve Watkins [R-KS]
Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC]Rep. Guy Reschenthaler [R-PA]Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL]
Rep. Bruce Westerman [R-AR]Rep. David McKinley [R-WV]Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX]Rep. John Carter [R-TX]
Rep. Frank Lucas [R-OK]Rep. Darin LaHood [R-IL]Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE]Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL]
Rep. Brad Wenstrup [R-OH]Rep. Carol Miller [R-WV]Rep. Nicholas Taylor [R-TX]Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]
Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. John Moolenaar [R-MI]Rep. Greg Stanton [D-AZ]Rep. Xochitl Torres Small [D-NM]
Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]Rep. Harley Rouda [D-CA]Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI]Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX]
Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA]Rep. Amata Radewagen [D-AS]Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI]Rep. Mike Johnson [R-LA]
Rep. TJ Cox [D-CA]Rep. Lacy Clay [D-MO]Rep. Chrissy Houlahan [D-PA]Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]
Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA]Rep. Cindy Axne [D-IA]
Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC]
Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA]Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. Andy Biggs [R-AZ]Rep. Randy Weber [R-TX]
Rep. Kay Granger [R-TX]Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO]Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA]Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]
Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]Rep. Drew Ferguson [R-GA]Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]
Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. Rick Allen [R-GA]Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]
Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR]Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK]Rep. Paul Cook [R-CA]Rep. Tim Burchett [R-TN]
Rep. Kendra Horn [D-OK]Rep. Max Rose [D-NY]Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]Rep. Ron Estes [R-KS]
Rep. Gary Palmer [R-AL]Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA]Rep. Fred Keller [R-PA]Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA]
Rep. Dan Meuser [R-PA]Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA]Rep. Thomas Massie [R-KY]Rep. David Kustoff [R-TN]
Rep. Scott DesJarlais [R-TN]Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX]Rep. Billy Long [R-MO]Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA]
Rep. William Timmons [R-SC]Rep. Bryan Steil [R-WI]Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA]Rep. Ross Spano [R-FL]
Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX]Rep. John Shimkus [R-IL]Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]
Rep. Lloyd Smucker [R-PA]Rep. James Comer [R-KY]Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN]Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA]
Rep. Greg Murphy [R-NC]Rep. Vern Buchanan [R-FL]Rep. Robert Aderholt [R-AL]Rep. Kelly Armstrong [R-ND]
Rep. Ken Buck [R-CO]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. John Rose [R-TN]Rep. Charles Fleischmann [R-TN]
Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ]Rep. Ralph Norman [R-SC]Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA]Rep. Michael Simpson [R-ID]
Rep. John Curtis [R-UT]Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX]
Rep. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon [R-PR]Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI]Rep. David Rouzer [R-NC]Rep. Michael Conaway [R-TX]
Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]Rep. Larry Bucshon [R-IN]Rep. Kenny Marchant [R-TX]
Rep. French Hill [R-AR]Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK]Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY]Rep. Eric Crawford [R-AR]
Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX]Rep. Greg Gianforte [R-MT]Rep. Roger Marshall [R-KS]Rep. Daniel Webster [R-FL]
Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA]Rep. Earl Carter [R-GA]Rep. Rob Woodall [R-GA]Rep. Harold Rogers [R-KY]
Rep. Michael Cloud [R-TX]Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL]Rep. Rob Bishop [R-UT]Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA]
Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]Rep. Joe Cunningham [D-SC]Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]
Rep. Liz Cheney [R-WY]Rep. Mark Amodei [R-NV]Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL]Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL]
Rep. Michael Guest [R-MS]Rep. Russ Fulcher [R-ID]Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY]Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA]
Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]Rep. Jim Jordan [R-OH]Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]
Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]Rep. Adrian Smith [R-NE]Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]
Rep. Chris Stewart [R-UT]Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN]
Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA]Rep. Trent Kelly [R-MS]Rep. David Loebsack [D-IA]Rep. Lance Gooden [R-TX]
Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]Rep. Francis Rooney [R-FL]
Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Austin Scott [R-GA]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]
Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Ben Cline [R-VA]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. William Keating [D-MA]
Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Warren Davidson [R-OH]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]
Rep. Jason Smith [R-MO]Rep. Devin Nunes [R-CA]Rep. Mark Walker [R-NC]Rep. John Ratcliffe [R-TX]
Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA]Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO]
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL]Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]Rep. Cedric Richmond [D-LA]
Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. Kurt Schrader [D-OR]Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]
Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]Rep. Dan Bishop [R-NC]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]
Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]Rep. Ben McAdams [D-UT]Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI]
Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]
Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Rep. Suzanne Lee [D-NV]
Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA]Rep. Abby Finkenauer [D-IA]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]
Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-10SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
2020-02-05HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2020-02-05HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H777)
2020-02-05HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4305.
2020-02-05HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H777-780)
2020-02-05HouseMr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
2020-01-09HouseMotion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Stivers.
2019-09-20HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2019-09-12HouseReferred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
2019-09-12HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB2948 (Related) 2019-11-21 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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