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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4747 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act establishing a COVID-19 food service and hospitality worker relief fund

By Messrs. Pignatelli of Lenox and Barrett of North Adams, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Smitty Pignatelli that the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development be authorized to administer a $75,000,000 COVID-19 food service and hospitality worker relief fund. Labor and Workforce Development.

Bill Information

Smitty Pignatelli , John Barrett, III

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith for relief to food service and hospitality workers during the COVID-19 outbreak in the Commonwealth, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 5 actions for Bill H.4747
Date Branch Action
4/2/2020 House Referred to the committee on House Rules
4/13/2020 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
6/8/2020 Joint Hearing scheduled for 06/12/2020 from 10:00 AM-05:00 PM in Accepting Written Testimony
9/24/2020 House Accompanied a study order, see H4997

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