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(Ecklund) - Courts provided guidance on sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder.
Update from the Minnesota Department of Military Affairs
Update from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
Bill Hearings: HF 4221 (Ecklund) GI Bill technical changes made (see attached DE3 Amendment)
HF 4222 (Edelson) Dental Services provision for veteran home residents authorized
HF 4223 (Lippert) Veteran adult day care program establishment by commissioner of veteran’s affairs authorized
*Bills may be added and taken in any order*
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(Ecklund) - Veterans stable housing initiative provided, technical changes made to the GI Bill, provision of dental services to veteran home residents authorized, and data classified.
(Edelson) - Dental services provision for veteran home residents authorized.
(Lippert) - Veteran adult day care program establishment by commissioner of veteran's affairs authorized.
HF 3176 (Pryor) Establishing an Air Medal special veterans license plate HF 3552 (Bahner) Motor Vehicles bearing Purple Heart medal plate fee exemptions provided HF 3204 (Fabian) High School Diplomas awarded to veterans who actively served in military conflicts HF3618 (Ecklund) Military Department building rental authorized and rental terms specified HF3324 (Persell) Veteran retreat funding provided, money appropriated
Bills may be taken in any order.
Please contact Owen Wirth at Owen.Wirth@House.mn if you would like to testify on any of these bills.
(Pryor) - Air Medal special veterans license plate established.
(Fabian) - High school diplomas awarded to veterans who actively served in military conflicts.
(Persell) - Veteran retreat funding provided, and money appropriated.
(Bahner) - Motor vehicles bearing Purple Heart medal plate fee exemptions provided.
(Ecklund) - Military Department building rental authorized and rental terms specified.