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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2001 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act relative to unemployment insurance reforms

Pursuant to the provisions of Senate Rule 19, the committee on Ways and Means (Brewer) reports the following committee bill (Senate, No. 2001).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Senate Committee on Ways and Means
Special Attachments:
Amendment #12 (Tarr) - Relief to Low-Turnover Employers
Amendment #14 (Tarr) - Rate Table Equity
Amendment #23 (Tarr) - Increasing Economic Opportunities by Reforming Unemployment Insurance
Redrafted Amendment #25 (Brewer) - Corrective Amendment

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to reform forthwith the commonwealth’s unemployment insurance system, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 1 to 25 of 30 actions for Bill S.2001
Date Branch Action
2/3/2014 Senate Reported from the committee on Senate Ways and Means (under Senate Rule 19)
2/3/2014 Senate Read
2/3/2014 Senate Order relative to subject matter adopted
2/3/2014 Senate Placed in the Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 6, 2014
2/6/2014 Senate Read second
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #1 (Spilka) adopted
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #3 (Tarr) adopted - Roll Call #243 [YEAS 38 to NAYS 0]
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #4 (Tarr) adopted
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #5 (Tarr) rejected
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #6 (Tarr) rejected
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #7 (Tarr) rejected - Roll Call #244 [YEAS 4 to NAYS 34]
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #9 (Tarr) adopted
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #12 (Tarr) rejected
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #13 (Tarr) rejected
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #14 (Tarr) rejected
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #15 (Montigny) adopted - Roll Call #245 [YEAS 38 to NAYS 0]
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #16 (Montigny) adopted - Roll Call #246 [YEAS 38 to NAYS 0]
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #18 (Tarr) rejected
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #20 (Ross) adopted
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #21 (Candaras) adopted - Roll Call #247 [YEAS 38 to NAYS 0]
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #22 (Wolf) adopted
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #23 (Tarr) rejected
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #24 (Tarr) rejected
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #10 (Tarr) adopted
2/6/2014 Senate Amendment #19 (Tarr) rejected

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