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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2814 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act responding to the COVID-19 emergency by instituting a moratorium of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2814) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Maria Duaime Robinson, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to respond to the COVID-19 emergency by instituting a moratorium of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System. Education.

Bill Information

Joanne M. Comerford

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith a moratorium on the administration of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System and for associated graduation requirements and accountability measures, in response to the COVID-19 emergency, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


Name District/Address
Joanne M. Comerford Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester
Jack Patrick Lewis 7th Middlesex
Maria Duaime Robinson 6th Middlesex
Carmine Lawrence Gentile 13th Middlesex
James K. Hawkins 2nd Bristol
Elizabeth A. Malia 11th Suffolk
Michael F. Rush Norfolk and Suffolk
Natalie M. Higgins 4th Worcester
Nika C. Elugardo 15th Suffolk
Susannah M. Whipps 2nd Franklin
Smitty Pignatelli 4th Berkshire
Diana DiZoglio First Essex
James T. Welch Hampden
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
Patrick M. O'Connor Plymouth and Norfolk
Thomas M. Stanley 9th Middlesex
Sheila C. Harrington 1st Middlesex
Patricia D. Jehlen Second Middlesex
Rebecca L. Rausch Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex
Sal N. DiDomenico Middlesex and Suffolk
Carol A. Doherty 3rd Bristol
Christina A. Minicucci 14th Essex
Brian M. Ashe 2nd Hampden
Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. 12th Hampden
Daniel J. Ryan 2nd Suffolk
Gerard J. Cassidy 9th Plymouth
Michael D. Brady Second Plymouth and Bristol
John H. Rogers 12th Norfolk
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Anne M. Gobi Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex
Bud L. Williams 11th Hampden
Michael O. Moore Second Worcester
Josh S. Cutler 6th Plymouth
José F. Tosado 9th Hampden
Mindy Domb 3rd Hampshire

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