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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2598 191st (2019 - 2020)

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

Charles D. Baker
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 4 actions for Bill S.2598
Date Branch Action
3/16/2020 Senate Referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means SJ 1314.
3/18/2020 Senate Reported (in part) by S2599 SJ 1318.
4/2/2020 Senate Reported (in part) by S2618 SJ 1340.
1/5/2021 Senate No further action taken

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