PRINTER'S NO. 1429
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
1021
Session of
2018
INTRODUCED BY YUDICHAK, COSTA, SABATINA, BREWSTER, VULAKOVICH,
SCARNATI, McGARRIGLE AND BAKER, JANUARY 24, 2018
REFERRED TO VETERANS AFFAIRS AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS,
JANUARY 24, 2018
AN ACT
Amending Title 51 (Military Affairs) of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes, in veterans' pensions and benefits,
further providing for amputee and paralyzed veteran's
pension.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 7702 of Title 51 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended by adding a subsection to read:
ยง 7702. Amputee and paralyzed veteran's pension.
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(a.1) Additional eligibility.--
(1) An amputee or paralyzed veteran who received a
determination of disability from the United States Department
of Veterans Affairs with an effective date prior to October
22, 2014, and was eligible to be paid a pension prior to
October 22, 2014, shall continue to be eligible for 90 days
after the effective date of this subsection. The amputee or
paralyzed veteran may apply under subsection (a) to the
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department for the pension. Any prior decision by the
Adjutant General shall not prohibit an application or
consideration under this section during the time period for
eligibility specified under this subsection.
(2) This subsection shall expire 90 days after the
effective date of this subsection.
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Section 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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