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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2123 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act restoring the minimum wage and providing unemployment insurance reforms

The committee on Ways and Means, to whom was referred the House Bill relative to workforce reform (House, No. 4026), reports, in part, a “Bill restoring the minimum wage and providing unemployment insurance reforms” (Senate, No. 2123).

Bill Information

Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to strengthen forthwith the laws relative to labor and workforce development in the commonwealth, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Senate  |  House
Displaying 9 Senate Amendments
Clerk # Sponsor Title Action
Tarr, Bruce E. Text of the Senate (Senator Tarr) amendment to S2123 Rejected YEAS 5 - NAYS 33
Tarr, Bruce E. Earned Income Tax Credit Ruled unconstitutional
Tarr, Bruce E. Living Wage Empowerment Fund Rejected
Tarr, Bruce E. Health Benefits Rejected
Tarr, Bruce E. Minimum Wage Rejected YEAS 7 - NAYS 31
Tarr, Bruce E. Indexing Rejected YEAS 11 - NAYS 27
Tarr, Bruce E. Tipped Wages Rejected
Tarr, Bruce E. Tipped Workers Receiving Twice the Minimum Wage Rejected
Tarr, Bruce E. Implementation Date Rejected

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