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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.524 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act raising the school dropout age

By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 524) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to raise the school dropout age. Education.

Bill Information

Martha M. Walz

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to increase the number of students in the Commonwealth who graduate from high school, 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
Ruth B. Balser 12th Middlesex
Paul McMurtry 11th Norfolk
Christopher G. Fallon 33rd Middlesex
Barry R. Finegold Second Essex and Middlesex
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Sal N. DiDomenico Middlesex and Suffolk
Denise Andrews 2nd Franklin
Gloria L. Fox 7th Suffolk
David M. Rogers 24th Middlesex
Michael R. Knapik Second Hampden and Hampshire
Michael O. Moore Second Worcester
Jennifer E. Benson 37th Middlesex
James J. O'Day 14th Worcester
Linda Dorcena Forry 12th Suffolk
Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. 34th Middlesex
Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera 10th Hampden
Gale D. Candaras First Hampden and Hampshire

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