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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on dog training therapy.

Actions Overview (1)

01/04/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

03/27/2014Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health
01/22/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
01/04/2013Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/04/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (49)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Michaud, Michael H. [D-ME-2]* 01/04/2013
Rep. Runyan, Jon [R-NJ-3] 02/12/2013
Rep. Pierluisi, Pedro R. [D-PR-At Large] 02/12/2013
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 02/12/2013
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2] 02/12/2013
Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7] 02/12/2013
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 02/12/2013
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 02/12/2013
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 02/12/2013
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 02/12/2013
Rep. Hanna, Richard L. [R-NY-22] 02/12/2013
Rep. Whitfield, Ed [R-KY-1] 02/12/2013
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 02/12/2013
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 02/12/2013
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4] 02/12/2013
Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8] 02/13/2013
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 02/14/2013
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2] 02/14/2013
Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1] 02/14/2013
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 02/25/2013
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 02/25/2013
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 02/27/2013
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] 02/27/2013
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 03/04/2013
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 03/13/2013
Rep. Marino, Tom [R-PA-10] 03/13/2013
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] 03/14/2013
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 03/14/2013
Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6] 03/15/2013
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 03/19/2013
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 03/25/2013
Rep. Woodall, Rob [R-GA-7] 04/16/2013
Rep. Maffei, Daniel B. [D-NY-24] 04/25/2013
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-46] 04/25/2013
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] 04/26/2013
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9] 06/03/2013
Rep. Nugent, Richard B. [R-FL-11] 06/11/2013
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11] 07/19/2013
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8] 07/31/2013
Rep. Enyart, William L. [D-IL-12] 08/01/2013
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 09/17/2013
Rep. Bachus, Spencer [R-AL-6] 09/17/2013
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 09/17/2013
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 09/19/2013
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-13] 11/12/2013
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] 12/04/2013
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15] 12/11/2013
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 12/19/2013
Rep. Gibson, Christopher P. [R-NY-19] 11/12/2014

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs01/04/2013 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health01/22/2013 Referred to
03/27/2014 Hearings by

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Introduced in House (01/04/2013)

Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program for assessing the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms through a therapeutic medium of service dog training and handling for veterans with disabilities. Requires such program to be carried out at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers that can provide training areas for such purposes.