Summary: H.R.5918 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/22/2018)

Department of Defense Service Dog Training Therapy Act

This bill requires the Defense Health Agency of the Department of Defense (DOD) to carry out a program under which members of the Armed Forces with post-traumatic stress disorder or other post-deployment mental health conditions train service dogs for veterans with disabilities. DOD shall carry out the program in a manner that ensures that such training is a form of therapy that addresses such post-traumatic stress disorder or other post-deployment mental health conditions.