HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 219        FILED ON: 1/14/2021

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3661

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bradford Hill

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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 housing for veterans.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

1/14/2021


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 219        FILED ON: 1/14/2021

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3661

By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3661) of Bradford Hill for legislation to allow veterans living in housing authorities to deduct the cost of traveling for medical purposes from the income total assessed by said authority.  Veterans and Federal Affairs.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3212 OF 2019-2020.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-Second General Court
(2021-2022)

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An Act relative to housing for veterans.

 

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. The fifth paragraph of section 32 of chapter 121B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:- In determining the net income for the purpose of computing the rent of a veteran, as defined in clause 43 of section 7 of chapter 4, the housing authority shall deduct from such income calculation the monthly costs associated with transportation to and from medical care for such veteran.