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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.5064 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act relative to additional unemployment benefits for the neediest recipients currently excluded from the Lost Wages Assistance program

By Mr. Hay of Fitchburg, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephan Hay and others for legislation to establish a minimum unemployment weekly benefit amount during a public health emergency. Labor and Workforce Development.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Stephan Hay

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish a minimum unemployment weekly benefit amount during public health emergency, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.

Bill History

Displaying 5 actions for Bill H.5064
Date Branch Action
10/19/2020 House Referred to the committee on House Rules, reported, referred to the committee on Joint Rules, reported, rules suspended and referred to the committee on Labor and Workforce Development
10/19/2020 Senate Senate concurred
10/20/2020 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/21/2020 from 02:30 PM-04:00 PM in Accepting Written Testimony
10/20/2020 Joint Hearing rescheduled to 10/21/2020 from 02:30 PM-04:00 PM in Accepting Written Testimony
10/22/2020 House Accompanied a new draft, see H5066

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