Saturday, September 7, 2013

Wounded Warriers Service Dog Act HR 2847

Published on Jul 31, 2013 U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-02) today introduced the bipartisan Wounded Warrior Service Dog Act in the House of Representatives. The bill, HR 2847, would create a competitive grant program for nonprofits that train service dogs for use by veterans. It defines the term "assistance dog" to mean a dog specifically trained to perform physical tasks to mitigate the effects of a disability. This bill authorizes $5 million for each of five fiscal years.

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