HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 17        FILED ON: 1/6/2021

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 17

So much of the recommendations of the Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission (House, No. 9) as relates to providing for statement of financial interests flexibility.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the One Hundred and Ninety-Second General Court



An Act providing for statement of financial interests flexibility.


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

SECTION 1. Section 20C of chapter 32 of the general laws, as appearing in the 2018 official edition, is hereby amended in line 78 by inserting after the words “section 16.”, the following: “A board member may petition the commission for a waiver of their removal from the board and their exclusion from future board service due to extenuating circumstances, provided that the member files their statement of financial interest by a date set by the commission.”

SECTON 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.