Joint Committee onVeterans and Federal Affairs

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Senate Information
Room 504
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1348
House Information
Room 174
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2877
It shall be the duty of the committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs to review all legislation having to do with veterans or affairs dealing with the federal government.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
No hearings currently scheduled
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
S.1905  An Act to provide for the furnishing of suitable flag holders and United States flags for the graves of veterans who served in the armed forces of the United States for the marking and designation of the graves for memorial purposes; and to provide a penalty for the removal or destruction of the flag holders and the United States flags when placed  Jennifer L. Flanagan    4/15/2015   
H.3146  An Act relative to veteran retirement benefits  James R. Miceli    3/11/2015   
H.3132  An Act increasing the annuity for gold star families  Tackey Chan 
John F. Keenan  
3/11/2015   
H.3130  An Act relative to the appointment of veterans' agents  Garrett J. Bradley    3/11/2015   
H.3147  An Act further supporting Massachusetts military families  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3148  An Act relative to the education of the veterans of Massachusetts  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3149  An Act relative to compensating a family member as caretaker  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3150  An Act relative to the training and certification of veteran service agents  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3151  An Act relative to the appointment of veterans agents and service officers  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3152  An Act Relative to the National Guard  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3153  An Act relative to a volunteer veteran corps mentoring program  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3154  An Act relative to veteran owned small business procurements  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3142  An Act to provide for a special commission to study veteran’s benefits  Stephen Kulik    3/11/2015   
H.3143  An Act relative to payment of veteran’s benefits  Stephen Kulik    3/11/2015   
H.3141  An Act relative to leaves of absence for civil air patrol members  Kate Hogan    3/11/2015   
H.3167  An Act relative to emergency medical transportation provided to veterans  Todd M. Smola    3/11/2015   
H.3168  An Act relative to veteran's benefits for surviving spouses  Todd M. Smola    3/11/2015   
H.3173  An Act relative to the removal of veterans, police and fire, commemorative flag holders  RoseLee Vincent    3/11/2015   
H.3174  An Act relative to the removal of veterans commemorative flag holders  RoseLee Vincent    3/11/2015   
H.3140  An Act relative to housing for veterans  Bradford R. Hill    3/11/2015   
S.1911  An Act relative to the term "Gold Star"  Michael F. Rush    4/15/2015   
H.3139  An Act relative to veterans preference for public housing  Bradford R. Hill    3/11/2015   
H.3320  An Act relative to the VFW Solomon Post 8819 in the town of Billerica  Marc T. Lombardo    3/27/2015   
H.3138  An Act relative to veterans benefits  Colleen M. Garry    3/11/2015   
H.3175  An Act giving a veteran bonus to regular soldiers having been on active duty in support of the Persian Gulf War  Chris Walsh    3/11/2015   
H.3176  An Act returning the payment of bonuses to soldiers during the Persian Gulf War to the Treasurer's office  Chris Walsh    3/11/2015   
S.1912  An Act relative to the veteran status of certain officials  Michael F. Rush    4/15/2015   
S.1913  An Act relative to public homes for veterans  Michael F. Rush    4/15/2015   
H.3135  An Act relative to burial expenses for veterans  Stephen L. DiNatale    3/11/2015   
H.3137  An Act relative to tuition and fee waivers for armed forces reserves  Carolyn C. Dykema    3/11/2015   
H.3169  An Act relative to veterans' burial expenses  Thomas M. Stanley    3/11/2015   
H.3162  An Act relative to the observation of Veterans Day  Elizabeth A. Poirier 
Richard J. Ross  
3/11/2015   
S.1914  An Act updating veterans’ burial expenses  Michael F. Rush    4/15/2015   
S.1907  An Act establishing the Massachusetts GI bill to provide tuition and fee waivers for National Guard members and veterans  Thomas M. McGee    4/15/2015   
S.1908  An Act relative to certain benefits for surviving spouses while a surviving child serves in the armed forces  Thomas M. McGee    4/15/2015   
S.1909  An Act relative to workers compensation for veterans  Thomas M. McGee    4/15/2015   
S.1910  An Act relative to veterans  Richard J. Ross    4/15/2015   
H.3166  An Act relative to ParksPass waivers  Paul A. Schmid, III    3/11/2015   
H.3165  An Act relative to Chapter 115 benefits  Paul A. Schmid, III    3/11/2015   
H.3319  An Act relative to veterans’ agents  Tricia Farley-Bouvier    3/27/2015   
H.3160  An Act relative to election ballots  Jerald A. Parisella    3/11/2015   
H.3155  An Act relative to burial benfits of veterans  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3156  An Act relative to veteran discrimination  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3157  An Act relative to tax credits for homeless veteran housing  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3126  An Act relative to the cost of veteran higher education  James Arciero    3/11/2015   
H.3158  An Act relative to the Secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Services  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3159  An Act relative to shelter benefits for veterans  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3127  An Act For a U.S. Constitutional Amendment and Amendments Convention  Cory Atkins 
James B. Eldridge  
3/11/2015   
H.3145  An Act Relative to Military Service  Paul W. Mark    3/11/2015   
H.3131  An Act relative to veterans’ survivor benefits  Paul Brodeur    3/11/2015   
H.3129  An Act relative to veterans preference for public housing  Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3136  An Act relative to mental health, suicide prevention and transition services for veterans  Diana DiZoglio    3/11/2015   
H.3172  An Act to establish a special commission to study the services and support of military veterans  John C. Velis    3/11/2015   
H.3161  An Act establishing a commission to study veterans transportation issues  Jerald A. Parisella    3/11/2015   
H.3171  An Act authorizing veterans to use facilities of the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority without cost to such veterans  John C. Velis    3/11/2015   
H.3170  An Act exempting veterans from civil service exam fees  Walter F. Timilty    3/11/2015   
H.3547  An Act relative to exempt disabled veteran income for housing  James Arciero    5/18/2015   
H.3163  An Act relative to veterans preference for public housing  Dennis A. Rosa    3/11/2015   
H.3134  An Act in support of veterans and dependents through municipal tax bills  Mark J. Cusack    3/11/2015   
H.3362  An Act honoring as veterans certain persons who served in the National Guard and Reserves  Michael S. Day    5/13/2015   
S.1906  Resolutions Budget For All  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015   
H.3144  Resolutions Referendum on a budget for all  Jay D. Livingstone    3/11/2015   
H.3133  Resolutions to urge the Congress of the United States to reject the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement  Brendan P. Crighton    3/11/2015   
H.3164  Resolutions to protect consumers and enforce the Fair Credit Reporting Act  Tom Sannicandro    3/11/2015   
H.3318  Resolutions calling on Article V of the United States Constitution for the convening of a convention of the states  Peter J. Durant    3/27/2015   
H.3128  Resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to declare the city of Quincy as the most Patriotic city in America  Bruce J. Ayers    3/11/2015   
H.3317  Resolutions Equality for America's adopted children  Josh S. Cutler    3/27/2015