Summary: H.Res.291 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (11/02/2009)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Acknowledges the importance of assistance dogs in helping combat-wounded veterans live happier and more independent lives.

Applauds the work of the Tower of Hope in providing such dogs to such veterans.

Expresses gratitude and support to volunteers and donors who offer time and funds to such program.

Encourages the public to support wounded veterans by volunteering or donating to help train assistance dogs.

Calls for the vigorous promotion of the benefits of assistance animals.

Supports creation of a Tower of Hope Day in honor of wounded veterans and their service dogs, the work of the Tower of Hope, and the many generous donors.