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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1662         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1726

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stephen M. Brewer

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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 emergency medical transportation provided to veterans.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Stephen M. Brewer

Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1662        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1726

By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1726) of Stephen M. Brewer, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to emergency medical transportation provided to veterans.  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 emergency medical transportation provided to veterans.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Chapter 115 of the Massachusetts General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following section :-

              Section 5B. (a) The department of veteran services shall consider the full reimbursement of expenses incurred by a veteran with 100% disability rating for emergency medical transportation services to local hospitals or veteran’s affairs hospitals.  Said veteran shall be responsible for providing proof of disability, within a reasonable amount of time, considering the medical condition of the veteran. 

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