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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 127        FILED ON: 1/18/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 571

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael R. Knapik

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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 providing coverage of educational expenses to deceased veterans.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael R. Knapik

 

Gale D. Candaras

 

Bruce E. Tarr

 

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

James B. Eldridge

 

Thomas M. McGee

Third Essex and Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 127        FILED ON: 1/18/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 571

By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 571) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide coverage of educational expenses to deceased veterans .  Higher Education. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 607 OF 2009-2010.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act providing coverage of educational expenses to deceased 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 third paragraph of section 19 of chapter 15A of the General Laws, as inserted by section 2A of chapter 130 of the acts of 2005, is hereby amended by adding the following 2 sentences:-  The guidelines shall also provide tuition, fee waivers and reimbursement for room and board at any institution of public higher education in the commonwealth to a student whose parent or legal guardian was a resident of the commonwealth who served as a member of the armed forces of the United States and died in the line of service.  The commonwealth, not the institutions of public higher education, shall bear the cost of these tuition and fee waivers and reimbursements.

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