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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill HD.5106 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act relative to the delayed remittance of meals tax by vendors to the Commonwealth due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others relative to the remittance of meals tax by vendors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenue.

Bill Information

Danielle W. Gregoire
Referred to House Committee on Rules

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith for installment payments of meals taxes owed to the commonwealth by vendors as a result of 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 convenience.


Name District/Address
Danielle W. Gregoire 4th Middlesex
Carmine Lawrence Gentile 13th Middlesex
Mathew J. Muratore 1st Plymouth
David F. DeCoste 5th Plymouth
Susannah M. Whipps 2nd Franklin
Frank A. Moran 17th Essex
Kathleen R. LaNatra 12th Plymouth
Daniel J. Ryan 2nd Suffolk
Paul McMurtry 11th Norfolk
Smitty Pignatelli 4th Berkshire
John C. Velis 4th Hampden
Kevin G. Honan 17th Suffolk
RoseLee Vincent 16th Suffolk
Natalie M. Blais 1st Franklin
Edward F. Coppinger 10th Suffolk
Stephan Hay 3rd Worcester
Carlos González 10th Hampden
Linda Dean Campbell 15th Essex
Jay D. Livingstone 8th Suffolk
David Biele 4th Suffolk
Adrian C. Madaro 1st Suffolk
Marcos A. Devers 16th Essex
Nika C. Elugardo 15th Suffolk
John J. Mahoney 13th Worcester
Tram T. Nguyen 18th Essex
Norman J. Orrall 12th Bristol
Brian W. Murray 10th Worcester
Sal N. DiDomenico Middlesex and Suffolk
Claire D. Cronin 11th Plymouth
Josh S. Cutler 6th Plymouth
Colleen M. Garry 36th Middlesex

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