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Bill S.2598 191st (Current)

An Act Authorizing Waiver of the One Week Waiting Period for Unemployment Benefits

Senate, March 16, 2020 -- Message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation to authorize the waiver of the one-week waiting period for unemployment benefits.

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Charles D. Baker
Status:
Referred to Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to forthwith to make certain changes in law in response to a public health emergency, each of which is immediately necessary to carry out to accomplish important public purposes, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 2 actions for Bill S.2598
Date Branch Action
3/16/2020 Senate Referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
3/18/2020 Senate Reported (in part) by S2599

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