Health Benefits

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

“SECTION__. Section 1 of chapter 151 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following sentence:-

‘Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, no wage more than $1.00 per hour more than the effective federal minimum rate shall be presumed to be oppressive or unreasonable if the employer provides the wage collector “minimum credible coverage” under section 1 of chapter 111M.’”