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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4739 191st (2019 - 2020)

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

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.


Name District/Address
Kenneth I. Gordon 21st Middlesex
David M. Rogers 24th Middlesex
Marcos A. Devers 16th Essex
Kathleen R. LaNatra 12th Plymouth
Nika C. Elugardo 15th Suffolk
Sheila C. Harrington 1st Middlesex
Ruth B. Balser 12th Middlesex
Maria Duaime Robinson 6th Middlesex
RoseLee Vincent 16th Suffolk
David Paul Linsky 5th Middlesex
Susannah M. Whipps 2nd Franklin
Tackey Chan 2nd Norfolk
Claire D. Cronin 11th Plymouth
Sean Garballey 23rd Middlesex
Paul W. Mark 2nd Berkshire
Lindsay N. Sabadosa 1st Hampshire
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Edward F. Coppinger 10th Suffolk
Patrick M. O'Connor Plymouth and Norfolk
Kevin G. Honan 17th Suffolk
Stephan Hay 3rd Worcester
Mindy Domb 3rd Hampshire
Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. 12th Hampden
Adrian C. Madaro 1st Suffolk
Michael O. Moore Second Worcester
José F. Tosado 9th Hampden
Carmine Lawrence Gentile 13th Middlesex
Carolyn C. Dykema 8th Middlesex
David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf 17th Worcester
Brian W. Murray 10th Worcester
Mike Connolly 26th Middlesex
Natalie M. Higgins 4th Worcester
Peter Capano 11th Essex
Christine P. Barber 34th Middlesex
David Allen Robertson 19th Middlesex
Paul R. Feeney Bristol and Norfolk
Tram T. Nguyen 18th Essex
Aaron Vega 5th Hampden
Jonathan Hecht 29th Middlesex
Tricia Farley-Bouvier 3rd Berkshire
John H. Rogers 12th Norfolk
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex

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