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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1476         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2410

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

George N. Peterson, 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 credible service for VISTA volunteers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1476        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2410

By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2410) of George N. Peterson, Jr., Christine E. Canavan and Paul K. Frost relative to providing for credible service for retirement purposes for VISTA volunteers.  Public Service. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to credible service for VISTA volunteers.
 

              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.  Paragraph (r) of subdivision (1) of section 4 of chapter 32 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking, in line 351, the words “to the Peace Corps” and inserting in place thereof the following:- “in an approved federal service program”.

              SECTION 2.  Said paragraph (r) of subdivision (1) of section 4 of chapter 32 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 363, after the word “service.” the following: - “For the purposes of this paragraph, “a volunteer in an approved federal service program,” shall mean a volunteer or volunteer leader under part A of title VIII of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, a full-time volunteer enrolled in a program under part A, B, or C of title I of the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973, or a volunteer or volunteer leader under the Peace Corps Act.”

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