HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2549        FILED ON: 1/17/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3227

 

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 compensating a family member as caretaker.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Harold P. Naughton, Jr.

12th Worcester

1/17/2019

 



HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2549        FILED ON: 1/17/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3227

By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3227) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., relative to authorizing family members to be compensated caretakers of traumatic brain injured veterans.  Veterans and Federal Affairs.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2772 OF 2017-2018.]

 

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 relative to compensating a family member as caretaker.

 

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. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, a family member may be the designated paid caretaker for a member of the family with a traumatic brain injury received while in military service.  The prerequisites for this designation by the department of public health and any other department shall include, but not be limited to, training and certification.