To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants to eligible organizations to provide service dogs to veterans with severe post-traumatic stress disorder, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 3, 2017
Length: 11 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 3, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
230 Cosponsors (121 Republicans, 109 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Congressman Lynch Joins Congressman DeSantis to Introduce Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) Act”
— Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA8] (Co-sponsor) on May 3, 2017
“Congress can use the power of pets to help women and vets”
— Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 3, 2017
“Come and Read It Report”
— Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX25] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 5, 2017
May 3, 2017
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Sep 26, 2017
Considered by Health
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
H.R. 2327 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2327. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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