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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 615         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 582

 

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

Second Hampden and Hampshire

Peter V. Kocot

1st Hampshire

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex

Thomas M. McGee

Third Essex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 615        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 582

By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 582) of Michael R. Knapik, Peter V. Kocot, Sal N. DiDomenico, Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to provide coverage of educational expenses to deceased veterans .  Higher Education. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 571 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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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, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, 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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