SENATE DOCKET, NO. 35        FILED ON: 1/12/2015

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 986

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Brian A. Joyce

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to health and safety on public construction projects.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Brian A. Joyce

Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth

James Arciero

2nd Middlesex

 



SENATE DOCKET, NO. 35        FILED ON: 1/12/2015

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 986

By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 986) of Brian A. Joyce and James Arciero for legislation relative to health and safety on public construction projects.  Labor and Workforce Development.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 868 OF 2013-2014.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Eighty-Ninth General Court
(2015-2016)

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An Act relative to health and safety on public construction projects.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Section 39M of Chapter 30 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended in subsection (c) by adding at the end thereof the following sentence:-

For the purposes of this section, each employee shall complete the required course in construction safety and health once every five years.

SECTION 2. Section 39S of Chapter 30 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after subsection (c) the following subsection:-

(d) For the purposes of this section, each employee shall complete the required course in construction safety and health once every five years.

SECTION 3. Section 44A of Chapter 149 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after subsection (g) the following subsection:-

(h) Every contract for construction, reconstruction, installation, demolition, maintenance or repair of any building by a public agency shall ensure that each employee shall complete the required course in construction safety and health once every five years.