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The 189th 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

Sponsor:
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.

Bill History

Displaying 1 to 25 of 34 actions for Bill S.2123
Date Branch Action
5/1/2014 Senate Reported from the committee on Senate Ways and Means
5/1/2014 Senate Reported on a part of H4026
5/1/2014 Senate Bill reported favorably by committee
5/1/2014 Senate Rules suspended
5/1/2014 Senate Read second
5/1/2014 Senate Further amendment (Humason #1.1) rejected
5/1/2014 Senate Amendment (Tarr #1) rejected -see Roll Call #290 [YEAS 5 - NAYS 33]
5/1/2014 Senate Amendment (Tarr #2) ruled out of order
5/1/2014 Senate Amendment (Tarr#3) rejected
5/1/2014 Senate Amendment (Tarr #4) rejected
5/1/2014 Senate Amendment (Tarr #5) rejected -see Roll Call #291 [YEAS 7 - NAYS 31]
5/1/2014 Senate Amendment (Tarr #6) rejected -see Roll Call #292 [YEAS 11 - NAYS 27]
5/1/2014 Senate Amendment (Tarr #7) rejected
5/1/2014 Senate Amendment (Tarr #8) rejected
5/1/2014 Senate Amendment (Tarr #9) rejected
5/1/2014 Senate Ordered to a third reading
5/1/2014 Senate Read third
5/1/2014 Senate Passed to be engrossed -see Roll Call #293 [YEAS 34 - NAYS 5]
5/5/2014 House Read; and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
5/14/2014 House Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of an amendment, H4079
5/14/2014 House Referred to the House committee on Steering, Policy and Scheduling with the amendment pending
5/14/2014 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading with the amendment pending
5/14/2014 House Read second
5/14/2014 House Amendment adopted, as recommended by the committee on House Ways and Means, see H4079
5/14/2014 House Ordered to a third reading, rules suspended, read third and passed to be engrossed

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