S. 3051: 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.

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Jun 13, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jun 13, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 13, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Deb Fischer

Senior Senator from Nebraska



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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2016
Length: 7 pages


Jun 13, 2016

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S. 3051 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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