SENATE MILITARY AND VETERANS' AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

 

STATEMENT TO

 

SENATE, No. 3904

 

with committee amendments

 

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

 

DATED: †JUNE 15, 2021

 

††††† The Senate Military and Veterans Affairs Committee reports favorably and with committee amendments Senate Bill No. 3904.

††††† Under current law, a family member or other person may be appointed as the guardian of a veteran residing in a Department of Military and Veteransí Affairs (DMVA) memorial home.†

†††† As amended, this bill requires the Division of Veteransí Healthcare Services in the DMVA to ensure that each veteransí memorial home communicates updates to each veteranís guardian, and each person otherwise having the veteranís power of attorney, through a minimum of two communication means, which must include regular mail, email, text message, and voice.

 

COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS

††††† The committee amended the bill to update the name of the division that will carry out the duties as specified in the bill.†