HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 755        FILED ON: 1/14/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3215

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kate Hogan

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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 establishing veterans’ service officers as mandated reporters.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

Peter Capano

11th Essex

William L. Crocker, Jr.

2nd Barnstable

Michael J. Soter

8th Worcester

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

Joseph D. McKenna

18th Worcester

Brian W. Murray

10th Worcester

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

Patricia A. Haddad

5th Bristol

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Stephan Hay

3rd Worcester

Carlos González

10th Hampden

Tram T. Nguyen

18th Essex

Rebecca L. Rausch

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex

RoseLee Vincent

16th Suffolk

Hannah Kane

11th Worcester

Tami L. Gouveia

14th Middlesex

José F. Tosado

9th Hampden

James K. Hawkins

2nd Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 755        FILED ON: 1/14/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3215

By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3215) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to include veterans' service officers as mandated reporters of abuse to elderly persons and persons with disabilities.  Veterans and Federal Affairs.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act establishing veterans’ service officers as mandated reporters.

 

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. Section 15 of chapter 19A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended in line 6 by inserting after the words “outreach worker employed by a council on aging,” the following:- “veterans’ service officers,”

SECTION 2. Section 1 of Chapter 19C of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended in line 28 by inserting after the words “foster parent,” the following:- “veterans’ service officers,”