HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3325        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2735

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

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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 fundraisers for injured first responders.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex

Timothy R. Whelan

1st Barnstable

Michael J. Soter

8th Worcester

Alyson M. Sullivan

7th Plymouth

David K. Muradian, Jr.

9th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3325        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2735

By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2735) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to fundraisers for injured first responders.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.

 

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 fundraisers for injured first responders.

 

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

SECITON 1. Chapter 268A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof, the following new section:—

Section 30. Nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit fundraisers, donations, or solicitations of donations for the benefit of a public employee who is a first responder who becomes temporarily or permanently disabled by reason of injuries sustained through no fault of the public employee while acting in an official capacity. A fundraiser for such purposes may mention the public employee’s title and position as a public employee.