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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4739 191st (Current)

An Act creating a presumption of relatedness for essential workers suffering from COVID-19

By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kenneth I. Gordon, David M. Rogers and others for legislation to create a presumption of relatedness for essential workers suffering from COVID-19. Labor and Workforce Development.

Bill Information

Presenters:
Kenneth I. Gordon , David M. Rogers
Status:
Referred to Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to create a presumption of work-relatedness for COVID-19 illness for essential workers, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety and health.

Bill History

Displaying 5 actions for Bill H.4739
Date Branch Action
5/14/2020 House Referred to the committee on House Rules
5/18/2020 House Reported, referred to the committee on Joint Rules, reported, rules suspended and referred to the committee on Labor and Workforce Development
5/21/2020 Senate Senate concurred
6/1/2020 Joint Hearing scheduled for 06/05/2020 from 09:00 AM-05:00 PM in Virtual Hearing
6/22/2020 House Reporting date extended to Thursday August 20, 2020, pending concurrence

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