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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4625 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act relative to COVID-19 emergency unemployment insurance expansion

By Representatives Mark of Peru and Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul W. Mark, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others for legislation to expand unemployment insurance benefits to certain employees due to the COVID-19 emergency declaration. Labor and Workforce Development.

Bill Information

Presenters:
Paul W. Mark , Lindsay N. Sabadosa

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to expand unemployment insurance eligibility to individuals impacted by the COVID-19 state of emergency declarations, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace and health.

Cosponsors

Name District/Address
Paul W. Mark 2nd Berkshire
Lindsay N. Sabadosa 1st Hampshire
Nika C. Elugardo 15th Suffolk
Marcos A. Devers 16th Essex
Stephan Hay 3rd Worcester
Maria Duaime Robinson 6th Middlesex
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
Tram T. Nguyen 18th Essex
Christine P. Barber 34th Middlesex
Elizabeth A. Poirier 14th Bristol
James K. Hawkins 2nd Bristol
Patricia A. Haddad 5th Bristol
Tami L. Gouveia 14th Middlesex
José F. Tosado 9th Hampden
Dylan A. Fernandes Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket
Gerard J. Cassidy 9th Plymouth
Anne M. Gobi Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex
Steven S. Howitt 4th Bristol
Adrian C. Madaro 1st Suffolk
Tricia Farley-Bouvier 3rd Berkshire
Susannah M. Whipps 2nd Franklin
Aaron Vega 5th Hampden
Rady Mom 18th Middlesex
Christopher M. Markey 9th Bristol
William C. Galvin 6th Norfolk
Michelle L. Ciccolo 15th Middlesex
Bud L. Williams 11th Hampden
David Allen Robertson 19th Middlesex
John H. Rogers 12th Norfolk
Ruth B. Balser 12th Middlesex
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Colleen M. Garry 36th Middlesex
Smitty Pignatelli 4th Berkshire
Jay D. Livingstone 8th Suffolk
Tommy Vitolo 15th Norfolk
Patrick M. O'Connor Plymouth and Norfolk
Natalie M. Higgins 4th Worcester
Andres X. Vargas 3rd Essex
William L. Crocker, Jr. 2nd Barnstable
Mary S. Keefe 15th Worcester
Mike Connolly 26th Middlesex
Sean Garballey 23rd Middlesex
Natalie M. Blais 1st Franklin
John Barrett, III 1st Berkshire
Carmine Lawrence Gentile 13th Middlesex
Jack Patrick Lewis 7th Middlesex
Nick Collins First Suffolk
Daniel R. Carey 2nd Hampshire
Alan Silvia 7th Bristol
Jonathan D. Zlotnik 2nd Worcester
Angelo L. D'Emilia 8th Plymouth
Steven Ultrino 33rd Middlesex
Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. 12th Hampden
John C. Velis 4th Hampden
Thomas M. Stanley 9th Middlesex
David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf 17th Worcester
RoseLee Vincent 16th Suffolk

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