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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2930 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act relative to additional unemployment benefits for the neediest recipients currently excluded from the Lost Wages Assistance program

Senate, October 22, 2020 -- The committee on Labor and Workforce Development, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2927) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia D. Jehlen and Eric P. Lesser for legislation relative to additional unemployment benefits for the neediest recipients currently excluded from the Lost Wages Assistance program, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2930).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish a minimum unemployment weekly benefit amount during public health emergency, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.

Bill History

Displaying 7 actions for Bill S.2930
Date Branch Action
10/22/2020 Senate Reported from the committee on Labor and Workforce Development
10/22/2020 Senate New draft of S2927
10/22/2020 Senate Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
10/26/2020 Senate New draft substituted, see S2934
10/26/2020 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, substituting a new draft, see S2934
10/26/2020 Senate Rules suspended
10/26/2020 Senate Read second

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