Veterans matters.

Authors: Representative Peggy Mayfield


Establishes a definition for "Hoosier veteran". Provides for Hoosier veterans to receive a preference in hiring for state employment. Provides for an incentive program to be established to promote the enrollment of members of the Indiana national guard in a group policy of life insurance provided to state employees. Establishes, for five years, the veterans' recovery program (program) and veterans' recovery fund to provide treatment for veterans with traumatic brain injury or posttraumatic stress disorder and to obtain reimbursement from third parties. Requires the commissioner of insurance to establish program standards. Allows the commissioner of insurance to appoint an advisory board for the program. Requires annual reporting. Makes an appropriation.