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Federal - HR 183

Therapy Dogs for Veterans ("Veterans Dog Training Therapy Act" in the U.S. House)

Introduced

January 4, 2013

Description

A bill to create a pilot program for training dogs, including shelter dogs, as a form of therapy to help treat combat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and other post-deployment mental health conditions.

Our Position

Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 48

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  • Nov. 12, 2014 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Gibson, C. (R-N.Y.)
  • March 27, 2014 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Health.

  • Dec. 19, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Price, D. (D-N.C.)
  • Dec. 11, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Stivers, (R-Ohio)
  • Dec. 4, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Green, A. (D-Texas)
  • Nov. 12, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Rangel, (D-N.Y.)
  • Sept. 19, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Swalwell, (D-Calif.)
  • Sept. 17, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Bachus, S. (R-Ala.)Cardenas, (D-Calif.)Maloney, S. (D-N.Y.)
  • Aug. 1, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Enyart, (D-Ill.)
  • July 31, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Moran, James (D-Va.)
  • July 19, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Barletta, (R-Pa.)
  • June 11, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Nugent, (R-Fla.)
  • June 3, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Sinema, (D-Ariz.)
  • April 26, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Gabbard, (D-Hawaii)
  • April 25, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Maffei, (D-N.Y.)Sanchez, Loretta (D-Calif.)
  • April 16, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Woodall, (R-Ga.)
  • March 25, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Pocan, (D-Wis.)
  • March 19, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    McCollum, Betty (D-Minn.)
  • March 15, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Coble, (R-N.C.)
  • March 14, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Chu, (D-Calif.)Lipinski, D. (D-Ill.)
  • March 13, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Clay, (D-Mo.)Marino, (R-Pa.)
  • March 4, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Jones, (R-N.C.)
  • Feb. 27, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Maloney, C. (D-N.Y.)Shea-Porter, (D-N.H.)
  • Feb. 25, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Carson, (D-Ind.)Wittman, (R-Va.)
  • Feb. 14, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Bishop, T. (D-N.Y.)Butterfield, (D-N.C.)King, P. (R-N.Y.)
  • Feb. 13, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Bucshon, (R-Ind.)
  • Feb. 12, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 13

    Cicilline, (D-R.I.)Lance, (R-N.J.)Pierluisi, (D-P.R.)
    Connolly, (D-Va.)LoBiondo, (R-N.J.)Runyan, (R-N.J.)
    Hanna, (R-N.Y.)Loebsack, (D-Iowa)Schiff, A. (D-Calif.)
    Hastings, (D-Fla.)McCarthy, C. (D-N.Y.)
    Himes, (D-Conn.)Norton, (D-D.C.)
  • Jan. 4, 2013 — Original cosponsor(s): 1

    Michaud, (D-Maine)
  • Jan. 4, 2013 — Read twice and referred to: House Veterans' Affairs.Congressional Record p. H51