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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.477 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act to improve quality in early education centers

By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 477) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to improve quality in early education centers and providing better access to quality early education and care. Education.

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Jeffrey Sánchez

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to immediately assure quality early education and care for children by authorizing negotiations between the Commissioner of early education and care and a providers organization selected by certain child care providers, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience., therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


Name District/Address
Jeffrey Sánchez 15th Suffolk
Brian M. Ashe 2nd Hampden
Ruth B. Balser 12th Middlesex
Carlo Basile 1st Suffolk
Jennifer E. Benson 37th Middlesex
Michael D. Brady 9th Plymouth
Antonio F. D. Cabral 13th Bristol
Gailanne M. Cariddi 1st Berkshire
Sonia Chang-Diaz Second Suffolk
Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera 10th Hampden
Thomas P. Conroy 13th Middlesex
Marcos A. Devers 16th Essex
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
Michael J. Finn 6th Hampden
Gloria L. Fox 7th Suffolk
Sean Garballey 23rd Middlesex
Anne M. Gobi 5th Worcester
Kenneth I. Gordon 21st Middlesex
Danielle W. Gregoire 4th Middlesex
Jonathan Hecht 29th Middlesex
Paul R. Heroux 2nd Bristol
Mary S. Keefe 15th Worcester
John D. Keenan 7th Essex
Peter V. Kocot 1st Hampshire
Stephen Kulik 1st Franklin
John J. Mahoney 13th Worcester
Elizabeth A. Malia 11th Suffolk
Paul W. Mark 2nd Berkshire
Paul McMurtry 11th Norfolk
James J. O'Day 14th Worcester
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. 12th Hampden
John H. Rogers 12th Norfolk
Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. 34th Middlesex
Martin J. Walsh 13th Suffolk
Marjorie C. Decker 25th Middlesex
Frank I. Smizik 15th Norfolk
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Stephen L. DiNatale 3rd Worcester
William Smitty Pignatelli 4th Berkshire
Cleon H. Turner 1st Barnstable

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