Senate Bill 2948
116th Congress(2019-2020)
K9s for Veterans Therapy Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Nov 21, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Nov 21, 2019
Latest Action
Nov 21, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2948
Congress
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.
Sponsorship by Party
North Carolina
Nebraska
North Dakota
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

K9s 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 (1)
November 21, 2019
Actions (2)
11/21/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
11/21/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Nov 22, 2019 5:42:35 AM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:22:29 PM