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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2618 191st (Current)

An Act providing additional support to those affected by the novel coronavirus through the unemployment insurance system

Senate, April 2, 2020 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means to whom was referred the message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation to authorize the waiver of the one-week waiting period for unemployment benefits (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2598), - reported, in part, a "Bill providing additional support to those affected by the novel coronavirus through the unemployment insurance system" (Senate, No. 2618).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
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 make certain changes in unemployment insurance in response to a public health emergency, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

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Clerk # Sponsor Title Action
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(S.2651)
Rodrigues, Michael J. Providing additional support to those affected by the novel coronavirus through the unemployment insurance system Adopted

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