SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2242 FILED ON: 1/24/2019
SENATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No. 11
Senate, January 24, 2019 -- Offered by Senators Joanne M. Comerford and Bruce E. Tarr relative to forming a Special Senate working group to assess the ongoing impacts of the federal shutdown.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
Ordered, That, notwithstanding any rule to the contrary, there shall be a Special Senate working group to assess the ongoing impacts of the federal shutdown and develop recommendations to mitigate impacts on Massachusetts residents. The committee shall consist of 7 members of the Senate, 2 of whom shall be appointed by the minority leader. The Senate president shall designate 1 appointee as the chair of the committee. The working group shall dissolve not later than 30 days after the lapse in federal appropriation ends or upon a vote of the committee, whichever comes first. The committee may hold hearings and file a report of its findings and recommendations with the clerk of the senate. The clerk shall make any report publicly available on the legislature’s website.