Access to Benefits
Legislation to help veterans access a variety of state and federal benefits.
Active-Duty Discounts and Benefits
Legislation providing a discount or benefit to active-duty service members. Includes hunting/fishing licenses, vehicle registration, Service Member Civil Relief Acts, etc.
Base Realignment and Closure
Legislation related to the federal process of military base realignment and closure.
Legislation providing education benefits for military service members, veterans and dependents. Includes tuition assistance and student services.
Elections and Overseas Voting
Legislation related to elections and overseas voting for active-duty service members.
Employment and Occupational Licensing
Legislation related to hiring, employment protections and occupational licensing for active-duty service members and veterans.
Legislation related to energy development around military bases and U.S. Department of Defense renewable energy goals.
Legislation related to health care and benefits for veterans.
Housing and Homelessness
Legislation related to housing for active-duty service members, veterans and their families. Includes home loans, adapted housing for disabled veterans, rental protections, homeless veterans, etc.
Insurance and Death Benefits
Legislation related to life insurance and death and survivor benefits of a spouse.
Mental Health and Reintegration Issues
Legislation related to military personnel’s return from active duty, counseling, traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress, veteran treatment courts, etc.
Military Spouse and Family
Legislation related to employment of spouses of active-duty service members. Includes unemployment benefits, occupational licensing, etc.
Legislation intended to sustain the presence of military bases in a state. May involve land use adjacent to a base, communication between state/local government and the military, etc.
Legislation related to National Guard and Reserve members. Includes facilities and benefits.
Legislation providing a tax credit or exemption for military service members, veterans or military families. Includes income tax, property tax and other miscellaneous taxes.