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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Mike Connolly and Joan Meschino

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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 supporting working parents who choose to run for public office.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Mike Connolly

26th Middlesex

Joan Meschino

3rd Plymouth

Patricia D. Jehlen

Second Middlesex

Christine P. Barber

34th Middlesex

Tricia Farley-Bouvier

3rd Berkshire

Natalie Higgins

4th Worcester

Jack Lewis

7th Middlesex

Juana B. Matias

16th Essex

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

David M. Rogers

24th Middlesex

Bud Williams

11th Hampden


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By Representatives Connolly of Cambridge and Meschino of Hull, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2898) of Mike Connolly, Joan Meschino and others relative to child care expenses for candidates while performing work or attending certain campaign events.  Election Laws.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act supporting working parents who choose to run for public office.

 

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

Section 6 of chapter 55 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after the word “body”, in line 68 the following:-

or expenses relating to the provision of child care services for a candidate while the candidate is performing work or attending events directly related to the candidate’s campaign.