H.R. 943 (112th): K-9 Companion Corps Act


Mar 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mazie Hirono

Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish a grant program to encourage the use of assistance dogs by certain members of the Armed Forces and veterans.

Summary (CRS)

3/8/2011--Introduced.K-9 Companion Corps Act - Directs the Secretaries of Defense (DOD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) to jointly establish the K-9 Companion Corps program for the awarding of grants to nonprofit ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 8, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 943”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


23 cosponsors (19D, 4R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Last Action: Dec 18, 2012

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