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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Christopher Hendricks

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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 to modify weekly workers' compensation disability benefits.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Christopher Hendricks

11th Bristol

Maria Duaime Robinson

6th Middlesex

Tram T. Nguyen

18th Essex

Jon Santiago

9th Suffolk

Claire D. Cronin

11th Plymouth

Peter Capano

11th Essex

Mike Connolly

26th Middlesex

Marcos A. Devers

16th Essex

Patrick Joseph Kearney

4th Plymouth

David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf

17th Worcester

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1410        FILED ON: 1/16/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3590

By Mr. Hendricks of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3590) of Christopher Hendricks and others for legislation to modify weekly workers' compensation disability benefits.  Labor and Workforce Development.

 

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 to modify weekly workers' compensation disability benefits.

 

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 34 of chapter 152 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 3, the word “sixty” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-  66. 

SECTION 2. Section 34A of said chapter 152, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 4 and 5, the word “two-thirds” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- 70 per cent.

SECTION 3. Section 35 of said chapter 152, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 14,  the words “two hundred sixty” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- 520.

SECTION 4. Said section 35 of said chapter 152, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 15 and lines 29 and 30, the words “five hundred twenty” and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following figure:- 780.

SECTION 5. Said section 35 of said chapter 152, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 32, the words “three hundred sixty-four” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- 520.