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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.223 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act improving quality in early education care centers

By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 223) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Marc R. Pacheco, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the quality in early education care centers. Education.

Bill Information

Sal N. DiDomenico

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.


Name District/Address
Sal N. DiDomenico Middlesex and Suffolk
Michael F. Rush Norfolk and Suffolk
Marc R. Pacheco First Plymouth and Bristol
Harriette L. Chandler First Worcester
Jennifer L. Flanagan Worcester and Middlesex
Daniel A. Wolf Cape and Islands
Sonia Chang-Diaz Second Suffolk
Louis L. Kafka 8th Norfolk
Danielle W. Gregoire 4th Middlesex
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Mary S. Keefe 15th Worcester
James J. O'Day 14th Worcester
James T. Welch Hampden
Gale D. Candaras First Hampden and Hampshire
Michael O. Moore Second Worcester
Patricia D. Jehlen Second Middlesex
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
Anthony W. Petruccelli First Suffolk and Middlesex
Brian M. Ashe 2nd Hampden
Katherine M. Clark Fifth Middlesex
Benjamin Swan 11th Hampden
Eileen M. Donoghue First Middlesex
John P. Fresolo 16th Worcester

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