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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4738 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act relative to manufacturing and factory worker protection from COVID-19

By Mr. Capano of Lynn, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Peter Capano and others relative to manufacturing and factory worker protection from the COVID-19 pandemic. Labor and Workforce Development.

Bill Information

Peter Capano

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide protection to the Commonwealth’s manufacturing workforce, as they are at an increased risk of contracting COVID-19 due to work that cannot be performed remotely and puts workers in close proximity with others, often touching many of the same surfaces and sharing tools, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health and convenience.


Name District/Address
Peter Capano 11th Essex
Nika C. Elugardo 15th Suffolk
Lindsay N. Sabadosa 1st Hampshire
Steven Ultrino 33rd Middlesex
Marcos A. Devers 16th Essex
Natalie M. Blais 1st Franklin
Jon Santiago 9th Suffolk
Mindy Domb 3rd Hampshire
Diana DiZoglio First Essex
Patrick M. O'Connor Plymouth and Norfolk
Maria Duaime Robinson 6th Middlesex
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Michael O. Moore Second Worcester
Kathleen R. LaNatra 12th Plymouth
Daniel Cahill 10th Essex
RoseLee Vincent 16th Suffolk
Michelle L. Ciccolo 15th Middlesex
Lori A. Ehrlich 8th Essex
Brendan P. Crighton Third Essex
Mike Connolly 26th Middlesex
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
John H. Rogers 12th Norfolk
Bud L. Williams 11th Hampden
Linda Dean Campbell 15th Essex
Paul R. Feeney Bristol and Norfolk
Carmine Lawrence Gentile 13th Middlesex
Paul F. Tucker 7th Essex
Natalie M. Higgins 4th Worcester
Michelle M. DuBois 10th Plymouth
Christine P. Barber 34th Middlesex
David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf 17th Worcester
Tram T. Nguyen 18th Essex
Patrick Joseph Kearney 4th Plymouth
Brian M. Ashe 2nd Hampden
Christopher Hendricks 11th Bristol
Kevin G. Honan 17th Suffolk
Thomas P. Walsh 12th Essex
David Biele 4th Suffolk
Marjorie C. Decker 25th Middlesex

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