Senate Bills 1129 and 1224

Senate Bills 1129 and 1224

Committee Meeting
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
10:00 a.m. in Room 8E-B

SB 1129, P.N. 1501 (Robbins) – Amends Title 51 (Military Affairs) in veterans’ pensions and benefits further providing for Paralyzed Veterans’ Pension.  It would rename the pension to “Amputee and Paralyzed Veterans’ Pension”.  The bill aims to make sure those with a disability compensation rating of 40% or higher in two or more limbs are the veterans covered in this section of law. I Bill Synopsis and Summary (see attachment)

  • A05257 – Makes a technical change. I Amendment Summary (see attachment)

SB 1224, P.N. 1950 (Vance) – Amends Title 51 (Military Affairs), in long-term care patient access to pharmaceuticals, to include assisted living residences and personal care homes so veterans in those facilities can also acquire lower cost drugs through the United States Department of Veterans Affairs I Bill Synopsis and Summary (see attachment)

**The measures were sent to the Senate for full consideration on April 29, 2014.**