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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1538         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1748

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael F. Rush

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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 the veteran status of certain officials.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael F. Rush

Norfolk and Suffolk

Linda Campbell

15th Essex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1538        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1748

By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1748) of Michael F. Rush and Linda Campbell for legislation relative to the veteran status of certain officials.  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 the veteran status of certain officials.
 

              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: Section 40 of chapter 6, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition of the General Laws, is hereby amended by inserting after the last paragraph the following paragraph:-

              The commandant of the soldiers’ home in Chelsea and any member of the board of trustees at said soldiers’ home shall be a veteran, as defined by chapter 115, section 1. Any person who is serving in such a position as of the effective date of this act shall remain in said position until the term is finished or quit, terminated, or retired.

              SECTION 2: Section 70 of chapter 6, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition of the General Laws, is hereby amended by inserting after the last paragraph the following paragraph:-

              The superintendent of the soldiers’ home in Holyoke and any member of the board of trustees at said soldiers’ home shall be a veteran, as defined by chapter 115, section 1. Any person who is currently serving in such a position as of the effective date of this act shall remain in said position until the term is finished or quit, terminated, or retired.

              SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon passage.

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