Supporting Military Veterans
Assisting the more than one million military veterans who served their Commonwealth and country.
Senate Approves Baker Bill to Help More Military Families 12/3/13
Senate Approves Robbins Bill to Maximize State Tuition Assistance 11/18/13
Senate Passes Senator Hutchinsonís Military Physician Incentive Legislation
Vogel bill expanding job opportunities for veterans goes to Governor
Senate Passes Greenleafís Bill Expanding Mental Health Service for Military
Personnel through Volunteer Doctors 10/23/13
State Senate Approves Bills to Provide Reduced-Fee Hunting & Fishing Licenses to
Disabled Vets 10/22/13
Baker and Hutchinson Introduce Legislation to Help More Disabled Veterans Hunt
and Fish 9/13/13
Veterans Encouraged to Volunteer for SERVPA 8/29/1
Legislation Aims to Ease Veteransí Path from Combat to College 8/2/13
Act 5 of 2013
(Baker) sets standards and provides uniformity across the
commonwealth for county Directors of Veterans Affairs.
Act 82 of 2013 (Vogel) expands job opportunities for military veterans with
commercial driving skills.
Act 45 of 2013
(Brubaker) requires Pennsylvania to recognize a service
memberís wishes for disposition of their remains in the event they die while on
Senate Bill 923 (Baker) expands the eligibility guidelines for grants from
the state Military Family Relief Assistance Program to include more service
members and their families in need.
Senate Bill 1115 (Robbins) clarifies that state grants under the
Pennsylvania National Guard Educational Assistance Program will be applied after
federal assistance programs such as the GI Bill and Federal Tuition Assistance.
Senate Bill 81 (Greenleaf) allows volunteer doctors to provide free mental
health services to military personnel and their families.
Senate Bill 403 (Hutchinson) creates the Military Physician Incentive
Program to help the Pennsylvania National Guard recruit and retain military
Senate Bill 1090 &
Senate Bill 1102 (Baker, Scarnati) offers disabled Pennsylvania veterans
reduced-fee hunting and fishing licenses.
Senate Bill 1187 (Argall) establishes a specialty license plate for veterans
who earned the Combat Infantry Badge and those who served in the Merchant
Marines after World War II.
Brubakerís Disposition of Remains Bill Signed Into Law 7/2/13
Brubakerís Disposition of Remains Legislation Awaits Governorís Signature
House Approves Brubakerís ĎDisposition of Remainsí Bill
Statement by Senator Lisa Baker on Veteransí Homes Week
Senate Approves Brubakerís Bill Addressing Servicemenís Disposition of
Veterans Committee Advances Brubaker's Bill Honoring Wishes of Fallen
Senate approves Vogel bill expanding job opportunities for veterans
Bill Expanding Job Opportunities for Veterans Clears Committee
Baker Introduces PA Adjutant General During National Guard Day at Capitol
Senate Approves Standardized Training for County Veterans Affairs Directors