HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2563        FILED ON: 1/19/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2771

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Harold P. Naughton, Jr.

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to the education of the veterans of Massachusetts.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Harold P. Naughton, Jr.

12th Worcester

RoseLee Vincent

16th Suffolk

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2563        FILED ON: 1/19/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2771

By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2771) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., RoseLee Vincent and James M. Cantwell for legislation to authorize the Board of Higher Education to offer and administer free online public higher education courses to veterans.  Veterans and Federal Affairs.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3148 OF 2015-2016.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act relative to the education of the veterans of Massachusetts.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1:  Chapter 15A of the Massachusetts General Laws are hereby amended by adding the following section:

“Section 43:  The council shall develop and adopt a written policy requiring each public institution of higher education to offer and administer online courses free of charge to any Veteran of Massachusetts as defined by M.G.L. ch. 4, s.7, clause 43.”