Adopted

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DUA Timely Claim Disputes

Mr. Tarr moved that the bill be amended by inserting, after Section__, the following new Section:-

“SECTION__. Section 38 of chapter 151A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “information.”, in line 20, the following sentence:-

If the employer responds within 10 days after such notice was mailed, the commissioner shall have a final determination of the matter within 30 days, unless good cause exists, in which case the commissioner shall send written notice to both the claimant and the employer that good cause exists for the matter not to be decided within 30 days; provided, however, that said written notice explains such good cause.”