2004 -- H 7566 AS AMENDED
A N A C T
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO PAY CERTAIN VETERANS' BONUSES
Introduced By: Representatives Carter, Gallison, Cerra, Rose, and Montanaro
Date Introduced: February 05, 2004
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 1, 6 and 8 of chapter 57 of
public laws, 1978 as such sections shall apply to application time periods, there is hereby
appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated for the fiscal year
ending June 30, 2005 the sums stipulated to pay the Viet Nam bonuses of the following:
The sum of $200.00 to pay the Viet Nam bonus of Joseph D. Arruda of 10 Walnut Street,
Attleboro, MA 02703 who served in the Viet Nam conflict, Adjutant General File No. 030814.
The sum of $200.00 to pay the Viet Nam bonus of Manuel Arruda of 1638 Stafford Road,
Fall River, MA 02721 who served in the Viet Nam conflict, Adjutant General File No. 030213.
SECTION 2. All veterans seeking such bonuses pursuant to section 1 hereof, shall be
subject to all other requirements contained in chapter 57 of the public laws, 1978; and no such
bonus shall be paid until the case has been considered, acted upon, and approved for payment by
the Adjutant General of the state; and the state controller is hereby authorized and directed to
draw his/her orders upon the general treasurer for the payment of said sum, upon receipt by
him/her of all properly authenticated vouchers.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon passage.