Joint Committee onVeterans and Federal Affairs

Committee Contact Info

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.
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  Scheduled For 11/18/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3132  An Act increasing the annuity for gold star families  Tackey Chan 
John F. Keenan  
3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3130  An Act relative to the appointment of veterans' agents  Garrett J. Bradley    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
H.3147  An Act further supporting Massachusetts military families  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3148  An Act relative to the education of the veterans of Massachusetts  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3149  An Act relative to compensating a family member as caretaker  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 11/18/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3150  An Act relative to the training and certification of veteran service agents  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
H.3151  An Act relative to the appointment of veterans agents and service officers  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
H.3152  An Act Relative to the National Guard  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3153  An Act relative to a volunteer veteran corps mentoring program  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3154  An Act relative to veteran owned small business procurements  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
H.3142  An Act to provide for a special commission to study veteran’s benefits  Stephen Kulik    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3143  An Act relative to payment of veteran’s benefits  Stephen Kulik    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3141  An Act relative to leaves of absence for civil air patrol members  Kate Hogan    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
H.3167  An Act relative to emergency medical transportation provided to veterans  Todd M. Smola    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 11/18/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3168  An Act relative to veteran's benefits for surviving spouses  Todd M. Smola    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3174  An Act relative to the removal of veterans commemorative flag holders  RoseLee Vincent    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 11/18/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3140  An Act relative to housing for veterans  Bradford R. Hill    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
S.1911  An Act relative to the term "Gold Star"  Michael F. Rush    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/18/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3139  An Act relative to veterans preference for public housing  Bradford R. Hill    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
H.3320  An Act relative to the VFW Solomon Post 8819 in the town of Billerica  Marc T. Lombardo    3/27/2015  Scheduled For 11/18/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3138  An Act relative to veterans benefits  Colleen M. Garry    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
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  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
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  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
S.1912  An Act relative to the veteran status of certain officials  Michael F. Rush    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/14/2015 12:30:00 PM  
S.1913  An Act relative to public homes for veterans  Michael F. Rush    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
H.3135  An Act relative to burial expenses for veterans  Stephen L. DiNatale    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 11/18/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3137  An Act relative to tuition and fee waivers for armed forces reserves  Carolyn C. Dykema    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3169  An Act relative to veterans' burial expenses  Thomas M. Stanley    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 11/18/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3162  An Act relative to the observation of Veterans Day  Elizabeth A. Poirier 
Richard J. Ross  
3/11/2015  Scheduled For 7/14/2015 12:30:00 PM  
S.1914  An Act updating veterans’ burial expenses  Michael F. Rush    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/18/2015 2:00:00 PM  
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  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
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  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
S.1909  An Act relative to workers compensation for veterans  Thomas M. McGee    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
S.1910  An Act relative to veterans  Richard J. Ross    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/14/2015 12:30:00 PM  
H.3166  An Act relative to ParksPass waivers  Paul A. Schmid, III    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 7/14/2015 12:30:00 PM  
H.3165  An Act relative to Chapter 115 benefits  Paul A. Schmid, III    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 7/14/2015 12:30:00 PM  
H.3319  An Act relative to veterans’ agents  Tricia Farley-Bouvier    3/27/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
H.3160  An Act relative to election ballots  Jerald A. Parisella    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 7/14/2015 12:30:00 PM  
H.3155  An Act relative to burial benfits of veterans  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 11/18/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3156  An Act relative to veteran discrimination  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
H.3157  An Act relative to tax credits for homeless veteran housing  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
H.3126  An Act relative to the cost of veteran higher education  James Arciero    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3158  An Act relative to the Secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Services  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
H.3159  An Act relative to shelter benefits for veterans  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
H.3127  An Act For a U.S. Constitutional Amendment and Amendments Convention  Cory Atkins 
James B. Eldridge  
3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:30:00 PM  
H.3145  An Act Relative to Military Service  Paul W. Mark    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 11/18/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3131  An Act relative to veterans’ survivor benefits  Paul Brodeur    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3129  An Act relative to veterans preference for public housing  Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr.    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
H.3136  An Act relative to mental health, suicide prevention and transition services for veterans  Diana DiZoglio    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 11/18/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3172  An Act to establish a special commission to study the services and support of military veterans  John C. Velis    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3161  An Act establishing a commission to study veterans transportation issues  Jerald A. Parisella    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
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  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3170  An Act exempting veterans from civil service exam fees  Walter F. Timilty    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
H.3547  An Act relative to exempt disabled veteran income for housing  James Arciero    5/18/2015  Scheduled For 1/26/2016 1:00:00 PM  
H.3163  An Act relative to veterans preference for public housing  Dennis A. Rosa    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 9/30/2015 2:30:00 PM  
H.3134  An Act in support of veterans and dependents through municipal tax bills  Mark J. Cusack    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/21/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3362  An Act honoring as veterans certain persons who served in the National Guard and Reserves  Michael S. Day    5/13/2015  Scheduled For 11/18/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.3832  An Act to amend Section 9 of Chapter 115 of the General Laws  Chris Walsh 
Tom Sannicandro  
10/30/2015  Scheduled For 11/18/2015 2:00:00 PM  
S.1906  Resolutions Budget For All  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:30:00 PM  
H.3144  Resolutions Referendum on a budget for all  Jay D. Livingstone    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:30:00 PM  
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  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:30:00 PM  
H.3164  Resolutions to protect consumers and enforce the Fair Credit Reporting Act  Tom Sannicandro    3/11/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:30:00 PM  
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  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:30:00 PM  
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  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:30:00 PM  
H.3317  Resolutions Equality for America's adopted children  Josh S. Cutler    3/27/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:30:00 PM