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HR 2625, the Wounded Warrior Service Dog Act of 2017, directs the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to jointly establish the "K-9 Service Corps Program", which would award grants to nonprofit organizations to plan or operate programs to provide service dogs to certain military members and veterans. Among those qualified individuals are members or veterans who have traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder.


HR 2625 was introduced in the House on May 24, 2017, and referred to the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Veterans' Affairs on the same date. Also on May 24, 2017, the bill was referred to the Subcommittee on Health within the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. On June 16, 2017, the bill was referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel with the Committee on Armed Services.


Sponsor: Representative James P. McGovern (D-MA-2)


  • 27 Democrats
  • 2 Republicans
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