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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.1853 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act relative to third grade reading proficiency

By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1853) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to establish an early reading council for the development of literacy of students in the third grades of the public schools in the Commonwealth. Education.

Bill Information

Martha M. Walz

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to improve third grade reading proficiency, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


Name District/Address
Martha M. Walz 8th Suffolk
William N. Brownsberger
David Paul Linsky 5th Middlesex
Frank I. Smizik 15th Norfolk
Linda Dorcena Forry 12th Suffolk
Denise Andrews 2nd Franklin
Brian M. Ashe 2nd Hampden
Cory Atkins 14th Middlesex
Carlo Basile 1st Suffolk
Stephen R. Canessa 12th Bristol
Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera 10th Hampden
Thomas P. Conroy 13th Middlesex
Sean Curran 9th Hampden
Carolyn C. Dykema 8th Middlesex
James B. Eldridge
Susan C. Fargo
John V. Fernandes 10th Worcester
John P. Fresolo 16th Worcester
Sean Garballey 23rd Middlesex
Patricia A. Haddad 5th Bristol
Jonathan Hecht 29th Middlesex
Louis L. Kafka 8th Norfolk
Michael F. Kane 5th Hampden
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Jason M. Lewis 31st Middlesex
James M. Murphy 4th Norfolk
Kevin J. Murphy 18th Middlesex
James J. O'Day 14th Worcester
Alice Hanlon Peisch 14th Norfolk
Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. 12th Hampden
John W. Scibak 2nd Hampshire
Benjamin Swan 11th Hampden
Walter F. Timilty 7th Norfolk
Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. 26th Middlesex
Martin J. Walsh 13th Suffolk
Thomas M. Petrolati 7th Hampden
Alice K. Wolf 25th Middlesex

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