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Veterans Legislation Signed Into Law

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March 26 – A series of bills designed to help Indiana’s veterans were signed into law today by Governor Mike Pence.

“The men and women of our armed forces stepped forward for us, and now it’s our turn,” said Governor Pence. “The State of Indiana fully supports those who have answered the call of duty, and the legislation I sign today places a high priority on ensuring their well-being upon returning home. We owe our heroes nothing less.”

 Bills signed today include:

 • SEA 354, establishing the Hoosier Women Veterans Program to provide services and information to Hoosier female veterans.

 • SEA 331, creating the Second Service for Veterans Program to encourage veterans to become teachers.

 • HEA 1242, making it illegal for an employer to discriminate against a potential employee who is either a veteran or a member of the Indiana National Guard or Reserve.

 • SEA 180, establishing the Veterans Disability Clinic Fund to provide grants to qualified law schools that maintain a veterans disability clinic.

 

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