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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4947 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act concerning a moratorium on the MCAS in response to the Covid-19 Emergency

By Mr. Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James K. Hawkins and others relative to a moratorium on the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) in response to the COVID-19 emergency. Education.

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James K. Hawkins

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purposes, which are to establish forthwith a moratorium on the administration of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System and for associated graduation requirements and accountability measures, in response to the COVID-19 emergency, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


Name District/Address
James K. Hawkins 2nd Bristol
David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf 17th Worcester
Maria Duaime Robinson 6th Middlesex
Christina A. Minicucci 14th Essex
Carmine Lawrence Gentile 13th Middlesex
Jack Patrick Lewis 7th Middlesex
Nika C. Elugardo 15th Suffolk
Kathleen R. LaNatra 12th Plymouth
Natalie M. Higgins 4th Worcester
Tricia Farley-Bouvier 3rd Berkshire
Tram T. Nguyen 18th Essex
Susannah M. Whipps 2nd Franklin
Edward F. Coppinger 10th Suffolk
Tommy Vitolo 15th Norfolk
Lindsay N. Sabadosa 1st Hampshire
Christine P. Barber 34th Middlesex
Natalie M. Blais 1st Franklin
Mike Connolly 26th Middlesex
Mary S. Keefe 15th Worcester
Kevin G. Honan 17th Suffolk
Alan Silvia 7th Bristol
Carol A. Doherty 3rd Bristol
Patrick Joseph Kearney 4th Plymouth
Antonio F. D. Cabral 13th Bristol
Timothy R. Whelan 1st Barnstable
Stephan Hay 3rd Worcester
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
Elizabeth A. Malia 11th Suffolk
Denise C. Garlick 13th Norfolk
Paul McMurtry 11th Norfolk
Tami L. Gouveia 14th Middlesex
Paul W. Mark 2nd Berkshire
John H. Rogers 12th Norfolk
Adrian C. Madaro 1st Suffolk

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