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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill HD.4951 191st (Current)

An Act to provide short-term relief for families in deep poverty

By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to relief payments for recipients of the transitional aid to families with dependent children and emergency aid to the elderly, disabled and children programs within the Department of Transitional Assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Marjorie C. Decker

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to make supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020 in order to provide prompt relief to families, elders and persons with disabilities struggling to meet unanticipated expenditures and loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.

Docket History

Displaying 2 actions for Bill HD.4951
Date Branch Action
3/27/2020 House Referred to the committee on House Rules
3/30/2020 House Reported, referred to the committee on Joint Rules, reported, rules suspended and referred to the committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities

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