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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4717 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act providing for a MassHealth expansion in response to COVID-19

By Representatives Sabadosa of Northampton and Mark of Peru, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others that all persons who become unemployed as a result of COVID-19 have access to MassHealth coverage. Health Care Financing.

Bill Information

Lindsay N. Sabadosa , Paul W. Mark
Referred to Joint Committee on Health Care Financing

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to ensure all persons who become unemployed as a result of COVID-19 have access to MassHealth coverage, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.


Name District/Address
Lindsay N. Sabadosa 1st Hampshire
Tami L. Gouveia 14th Middlesex
Nika C. Elugardo 15th Suffolk
Marcos A. Devers 16th Essex
Mike Connolly 26th Middlesex
Maria Duaime Robinson 6th Middlesex
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
Tram T. Nguyen 18th Essex
Elizabeth A. Poirier 14th Bristol
James K. Hawkins 2nd Bristol
Jack Patrick Lewis 7th Middlesex
José F. Tosado 9th Hampden
Anne M. Gobi Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex
Adrian C. Madaro 1st Suffolk
Tricia Farley-Bouvier 3rd Berkshire
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
John H. Rogers 12th Norfolk
Natalie M. Higgins 4th Worcester
William L. Crocker, Jr. 2nd Barnstable
Mary S. Keefe 15th Worcester
Alan Silvia 7th Bristol
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
Steven Ultrino 33rd Middlesex
Kevin G. Honan 17th Suffolk
Sean Garballey 23rd Middlesex
Bud L. Williams 11th Hampden
David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf 17th Worcester

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