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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3702 192nd (Current)

An Act providing for Massachusetts COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave

Sections 13 to 17, inclusive, and also sections 22 and 29 contained in the engrossed Bill financing a program for improvements to the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund and providing relief to employers and workers in the Commonwealth (see House, No. 90, amended), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see House, No. 3703). April 1, 2021.

Bill Information

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to forthwith provide for COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 17 actions for Bill H.3702
Date Branch Action
4/20/2021 House Enacted as sections 13 to 17, inclusive; and also sections 22 and 29, see H90
4/20/2021 House For message, see H3703
4/20/2021 House Referred to the committee on House Bills in the Third Reading
5/18/2021 House Bills in the Third Reading special report accepted
5/18/2021 House Governor 's amendment rejected - 0 YEAS to 158 NAYS ( See YEA and NAY No. 34 )
5/18/2021 House Amendment adopted (see text of House document numbered 3771) - 157 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY No. 35 )
5/20/2021 Senate Rules suspended
5/20/2021 Senate Governor's amendment rejected
5/20/2021 Senate Amendment #1 (DiZoglio) laid aside on a point of order
5/20/2021 Senate Amendment #2 (DiZoglio) rejected
5/20/2021 Senate Amendment #3 (Tarr) rejected
5/20/2021 Senate House amendment adopted, in concurrence -see Roll Call #29 (Yeas 40 - Nays 0)
5/20/2021 House Emergency preamble adopted
5/20/2021 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
5/20/2021 House Re-enacted
5/20/2021 Senate Re-enacted and again laid before the Governor
5/28/2021 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 16 of the Acts of 2021

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