Companion Corps Act - Directs the Secretaries of Defense (DOD) and
Veterans Affairs (VA) to jointly establish the K-9 Companion Corps
program for the awarding of grants to nonprofit organizations to assist
them in establishing programs to provide assistance dogs to certain
members of the Armed Forces and veterans who have certain disabilities.
Defines the term "assistance dog" to mean a dog specifically trained to
perform physical tasks to mitigate the effects of such a disability,
except that such term does not include a dog specifically trained for
comfort or personal defense.
Thomas Full Text 943