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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 504         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1731

 

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 shelter benefits for veterans.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John Hart, Jr.

First Suffolk

William C. Galvin

6th Norfolk

Christopher G. Fallon

33rd Middlesex

John F. Keenan

Norfolk and Plymouth

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 504        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1731

By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1731) of John Hart, Jr., William C. Galvin, Christopher G. Fallon, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to shelter benefits for veterans.  Veterans and Federal Affairs. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1818 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to 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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