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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 156         FILED ON: 1/18/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 967

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James E. Timilty

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act expediting appeals of wage violations.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James E. Timilty

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 156        FILED ON: 1/18/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 967

By Mr. Timilty, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 967) of Timilty for legislation to expedite appeals of wage violations [Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development].

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 717 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act expediting appeals of wage violations.
 

              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. Subsection (b) (4) of Section 27C of Chapter 149 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the third sentence the following: “The division shall render a final written decision within 90 days of the receipt of the appeal.”

              SECTION 2. Subsection (b) (4) of Section 27C of Chapter 149 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition, is hereby further amended by striking the last sentence and inserting in place thereof the following: “Any person aggrieved by a decision of the hearing officer may appeal to the superior court by bringing an action within 20 days after the division has rendered a final decision.”

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