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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 493         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1818

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John Hart, 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 fuel and shelter benefits for veterans..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John Hart, Jr.

 

James T. Welch

 

David T. Vieira

3rd Barnstable

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth

Brian A. Joyce

Norfolk, Bristol, and Plymouth

Karen E. Spilka

 

Nick Collins

4th Suffolk

John F. Keenan

 

Steven M. Walsh

11th Essex

Mark J. Cusack

5th Norfolk

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex, Suffolk, and Essex

Richard T. Moore

 

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

William C. Galvin

6th Norfolk

John H. Rogers

12th Norfolk

Angelo M. Scaccia

14th Suffolk


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 493        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1818

By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1818) of John Hart, Jr., James T. Welch, David T. Vieira, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fuel and shelter benefits for veterans.  Veterans and Federal Affairs. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1998 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to fuel and shelter benefits 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.  Chapter 115, Section 5 of the Massachusetts General Laws, as appearing in the 2004 Official edition is hereby amended by striking out paragraph eight and inserting in place thereof the following paragraphs: --

              The benefits provided herein shall include an amount for “Shelter” not to fall below $600 per month for eligible veterans and dependents who do not pay their own heating costs.

              The benefits provided herein shall include an amount for “Shelter” not to fall below $500 per month for eligible veterans and dependents who pay their own heating costs.

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