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Bill Details

PTSD Service Dogs

Origination of bill: Senator Sorvaag, Ronald

  • Provide $50,000 to ND Department of Veterans Affairs for training service dogs to assist ND Veterans with PTSD
  • Payment made by NDDVA only after completion of service dog's training
  • Payment may not exceed $12,500 per service dog
  • Legislative management shall consider studying statutory changes to benefit ND veterans; state income taxes, property taxes, veteran-focused incentives, assistance obtaining benefits, assistance obtaining life enhancing services, and current state and federal benefits available to ND veterans.
  • NDDVA shall provide a report to legislative management during interim: status of service dog training program, benefits to veterans, number applicants, and number of service dogs provided.
  • Appropriations: $50,000

Bill Status

  • Passed