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The 193rd 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

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.


Name District/Address
Stephan Hay 3rd Worcester
Lindsay N. Sabadosa 1st Hampshire
Paul W. Mark 2nd Berkshire
Tram T. Nguyen 18th Essex

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