PAWS Act of 2017 (S 1014, 115th Congress)

Policy Details

Policy Details

Originating Entity
Last Action
Referred to Committee
Date of Last Action
May 3 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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