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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.1671 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act to improve quality in early education care centers

By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1671) of Steven M. Walsh and others for legislation to authorize early childcare providers to participate in collective bargaining with the department of early education and care. Public Service.

Bill Information

Steven M. Walsh

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish a system for improving the quality of center based child care services in the Commonwealth and to provide collective bargaining rights for providers of such services, , therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


Name District/Address
Steven M. Walsh 11th Essex
Alice K. Wolf 25th Middlesex
Frank I. Smizik 15th Norfolk
Jennifer E. Benson 37th Middlesex
Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. 34th Middlesex
Carlo Basile 1st Suffolk
Ruth B. Balser 12th Middlesex
James J. Dwyer 30th Middlesex
Jason M. Lewis 31st Middlesex
James B. Eldridge
Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. 12th Hampden
Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera 10th Hampden
Sean Curran 9th Hampden
Christopher N. Speranzo 3rd Berkshire
Michael D. Brady 9th Plymouth
Thomas P. Conroy 13th Middlesex
James E. Timilty
Thomas A. Golden, Jr. 16th Middlesex
Louis L. Kafka 8th Norfolk
Cleon H. Turner 1st Barnstable
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Sean Garballey 23rd Middlesex
Peter V. Kocot 1st Hampshire
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
Martin J. Walsh 13th Suffolk

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