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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

Kenneth I. Gordon , David M. Rogers
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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