House Bill 4305
116th Congress(2019-2020)
PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act
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Passed House on Feb 5, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Sep 12, 2019
Latest Action
Feb 10, 2020
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Bill
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Bill Number
4305
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116
Policy Area
Armed Forces and National Security
Armed Forces and National Security
Primary focus of measure is military operations and spending, facilities, procurement and weapons, personnel, intelligence; strategic materials; war and emergency powers; veterans’ issues. Measures concerning alliances and collective security, arms sales and military assistance, or arms control may fall under International Affairs policy area.
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Passed
February 5, 2020
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Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Summary

Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act or the PAWS 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.

Text (3)
February 10, 2020
February 5, 2020
September 12, 2019
Actions (11)
02/10/2020
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
02/05/2020
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
02/05/2020
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H777)
02/05/2020
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
02/05/2020
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4305.
02/05/2020
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H777-780)
02/05/2020
Mr. Takano moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
01/09/2020
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Stivers.
09/20/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
09/12/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
09/12/2019
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Sep 13, 2019 7:12:17 AM
Record Updated
Sep 24, 2021 2:58:57 PM