PAWS Act of 2017 (HR 2327, 115th Congress)

Policy Details

Policy Details

Originating Entity
Last Action
Subcommittee Hearings Held
Date of Last Action
Sep 26 2017
Congressional Session
115th Congress
Date Introduced
May 3 2017
Publication Date
Nov 19 2018

SciPol Summary

HR 2327 / S 1014, the Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) Act of 2017, would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot project for awarding grants to organizations for pairing veterans with service dogs. Eligible veterans include those who have been treated for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) via an established evidence-based treatment, but who nonetheless still have PTSD.


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