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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4729 191st (Current)

An Act suspending student loan debt due to the COVID-19 emergency

By Ms. Domb of Amherst, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Mindy Domb and others for legislation to suspend payment and collection of student loan payments provided for post-secondary education or vocational training during the COVID-19 emergency declaration and to designate certain outstanding bonds used to fund said loans as general obligation bonds. Higher Education.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Mindy Domb

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith debt relief for student loans issued by the commonwealth, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Cosponsors

Name District/Address
Mindy Domb 3rd Hampshire
Ruth B. Balser 12th Middlesex
Natalie M. Blais 1st Franklin
Peter Capano 11th Essex
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
Nika C. Elugardo 15th Suffolk
Carlos González 10th Hampden
Tami L. Gouveia 14th Middlesex
Stephan Hay 3rd Worcester
Kevin G. Honan 17th Suffolk
Mary S. Keefe 15th Worcester
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Jack Patrick Lewis 7th Middlesex
Adrian C. Madaro 1st Suffolk
Christina A. Minicucci 14th Essex
Michael O. Moore Second Worcester
Tram T. Nguyen 18th Essex
Patrick M. O'Connor Plymouth and Norfolk
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
David Allen Robertson 19th Middlesex
Maria Duaime Robinson 6th Middlesex
David M. Rogers 24th Middlesex
John H. Rogers 12th Norfolk
Lindsay N. Sabadosa 1st Hampshire
Jon Santiago 9th Suffolk
Walter F. Timilty Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth
Aaron Vega 5th Hampden
John C. Velis 4th Hampden
Thomas P. Walsh 12th Essex
Susannah M. Whipps 2nd Franklin

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