HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 344        FILED ON: 1/10/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2239

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Shawn Dooley

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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 call and volunteer firefighters and EMTs.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Shawn Dooley

9th Norfolk

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

William L. Crocker, Jr.

2nd Barnstable

Michael J. Soter

8th Worcester

Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr.

5th Worcester

Alyson M. Sullivan

7th Plymouth

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Peter Capano

11th Essex

David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf

17th Worcester

David K. Muradian, Jr.

9th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 344        FILED ON: 1/10/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2239

By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2239) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to call and volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians.  Public Service.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 4169 OF 2017-2018.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act relative to call and volunteer firefighters and EMTs.

 

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 111F of chapter 41 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “fighter”, in line 16, the following words:- ;provided, however, that if the incapacitated firefighter is a call, volunteer, reserve or auxiliary firefighter, the amount payable by the city, town or district shall be equal to the annual entry level income for all occupations in the commonwealth on the date of the incapacity, as determined by the department of labor and workforce development.

SECTION 2. Section 111M of said chapter 41, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “personnel”, in line 15, the following words:- ;provided, however, that if the incapacitated emergency medical personnel is a call, volunteer, reserve or auxiliary emergency medical personnel, the amount payable by the city, town or district shall be equal to the annual entry level income for all occupations in the commonwealth on the date of the incapacity, as determined by the department of labor and workforce development.