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2017 House Bill 4785: Authorize service dog grants to disabled veterans
Introduced by Rep. Holly Hughes R-Montague on June 20, 2017
To authorize state government grants of up to $3,000 to disabled veterans who want to buy a trained service dog, which is broadly defined in the bill as “a dog trained to do tasks for an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability.” The bill would create a state fund for this but does not identify a funding source or make an appropriation (except for the voluntary contributions proposed by House Bill 4786).   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee on June 20, 2017
Received in the Senate on December 13, 2018
Referred to the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs & Homeland Security Committee on December 13, 2018