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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2420 190th (2017 - 2018)

Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs to make an investigation and study of certain current Senate documents relative to veterans

SENATE, Thursday, April 12, 2018 - The committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2009) of Michael J. Barrett and Kenneth I. Gordon for legislation to provide for partial state reimbursement of municipal assistance extended to homeless veterans; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2010) of Julian Cyr, Timothy R. Whelan, Sarah K. Peake and Dylan Fernandes for legislation to extend veterans status for the National Guard and Reserves; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2011) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Barbara A. L'Italien and Mike Connolly for legislation relative to age restrictions for veterans applying to be police officers and firefighters; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2012) of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to provide suitable flags for the graves of veterans who served in the armed forces; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2013) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation relative to municipal veterans' benefits expenditures; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2015) of Eric P. Lesser, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Brian M. Ashe and Harold P. Naughton, Jr. for legislation to waive certain state fees for active duty members of the Massachusetts National Guard; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 2018) of Vincent Lawrence Dixon for legislation to memorialize the Massachusetts Delegation, and the United States Congress, on the need for general support of NATO; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2020) of Barbara A. L'Italien for legislation to allow veterans from Puerto Rico and U.S. territories to receive equal treatment under Massachusetts law; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2021) of Thomas M. McGee, William Crocker, Sal N. DiDomenico and Linda Dean Campbell for legislation relative to workers compensation for veterans; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2022) of Thomas M. McGee, RoseLee Vincent, William Crocker, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts GI bill to provide tuition and fee waivers for National Guard members and veterans; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2023) of Thomas M. McGee and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to certain benefits for surviving spouses while a surviving child serves in the armed forces; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2024) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives (with approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation relative to a regional veterans' services district in Essex County; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2025) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to exempt veterans from the payment of fees for use of recreational facilities under the jurisdiction of the Department of Conservation and Recreation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2028) of Michael F. Rush, Jason M. Lewis, Paul McMurtry, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to protecting veterans; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2031) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to veteran status; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2032) of James E. Timilty for legislation to transfer tuition and fee reimbursements related to the National Guard; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2033) of Walter F. Timilty and Michelle M. DuBois for legislation to exempt veterans from civil service exam fees, reports the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2420).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs
Status:
Referred to Senate Committee on Rules

Order History

Displaying 5 actions for Order S.2420
Date Branch Action
4/12/2018 Senate Reported from the committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs
4/12/2018 Senate Accompanied by S2009, S2010, S2011, S2012, S2013, S2015, S2018, S2020, S2021, S2022, S2023, S2024, S2025, S2028, S2031, S2032 and S2033
4/12/2018 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
5/3/2018 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules
1/1/2019 Senate No further action taken

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