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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 979         FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3187

 

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:

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 979        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3187

By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3187) of Bradford Hill, Donald H. Wong and Thomas J. Calter 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. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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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 2010 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.

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