S. 3051 (114th): Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) Act of 2016

A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to provide service dogs to certain veterans with severe post-traumatic stress disorder.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jun 13, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 13, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Deb Fischer

Senior Senator from Nebraska



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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2016
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Jun 13, 2016

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S. 3051 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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