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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.995 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act regarding treble damages

By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 995) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Thomas J. Calter and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to provide treble damages to employees for employer violations of certain labor laws. Labor and Workforce Development.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Viriato M. deMacedo

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to revise employee claims and awards for damages, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill S.995
Date Branch Action
1/23/2017 Senate Referred to the committee on Labor and Workforce Development
1/23/2017 House House concurred
9/26/2017 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/03/2017 from 01:00 PM-04:00 PM in B-2
4/26/2018 Senate Accompanied a study order, see S2490

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