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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill HD.4979 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act relative to meals tax forgiveness

By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Angelo M. Scaccia and others relative to the suspension of certain taxes on meals and restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenue.

Bill Information

Angelo M. Scaccia

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith for the suspension of certain taxes during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Commonwealth, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.


Name District/Address
Angelo M. Scaccia 14th Suffolk
Nika C. Elugardo 15th Suffolk
Alan Silvia 7th Bristol
Marcos A. Devers 16th Essex
Paul A. Schmid, III 8th Bristol
Edward F. Coppinger 10th Suffolk
Diana DiZoglio First Essex
Peter J. Durant 6th Worcester
Patrick Joseph Kearney 4th Plymouth
David F. DeCoste 5th Plymouth
Marc R. Pacheco First Plymouth and Bristol
Carlos González 10th Hampden
Bud L. Williams 11th Hampden
Brian M. Ashe 2nd Hampden
Elizabeth A. Poirier 14th Bristol
David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf 17th Worcester
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
Adrian C. Madaro 1st Suffolk
David Allen Robertson 19th Middlesex
Lindsay N. Sabadosa 1st Hampshire
Antonio F. D. Cabral 13th Bristol
John C. Velis 4th Hampden
William L. Crocker, Jr. 2nd Barnstable
Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr. 28th Middlesex
John Barrett, III 1st Berkshire
Peter Capano 11th Essex

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