New Cosponsor — Dec 19, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Frank Lautenberg [D-NJ, 2003-2013]
The bill now has 20 cosponsors (16 Democrats, 3 Republicans, 1 Independent).
Feb 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on February 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Connecticut
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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2012
Length: 8 pages
A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for certain requirements relating to the retirement, adoption, care, and recognition of military working dogs, and for other purposes.
2/27/2012--Introduced.Canine Members of the Armed Forces Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to classify military working dogs as canine members of the Armed Forces. Requires that such dogs ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2134”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2134 — 112th Congress: Canine Members of the Armed Forces Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s2134
“S. 2134 — 112th Congress: Canine Members of the Armed Forces Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 7, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s2134>
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