Amendment #9 to S.1806

An Amendment relative to work requirements for pregnant women

Ms. Decker of Cambridge move that the bill be amended by striking out Clause (3) of subsection (e) of section 110 of chapter 5 as proposed to be amended by SECTION 21 and inserting in place thereof the following:

recipients in their 30th week or later of pregnancy, recipients in their third trimester of pregnancy who have not quit a job without good cause in order to qualify for benefits, and recipients prior to their 30th week of pregnancy who have submitted documentation signed by a primary care provider as defined in section 1 of chapter 111 of the General Laws or an obstetrician, gynecologist, nurse-midwife or family practicioner registered and certified under chapter 112 of the General Laws that the recipient has a medical condition that prevents the recipient from working.