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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 501         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 973

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Steven A. Tolman

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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 making the members of limited liability companies liable for violations of the payment of wages statute ..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Steven A. Tolman

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 501        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 973

By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 973) of Steven A. Tolman for legislation to make the members of limited liability companies liable for violations of the payment of wages statute .  Labor and Workforce Development.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 724 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act making the members of limited liability companies liable for violations of the payment of wages statute ..
 

              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 148 of chapter 149 shall be amended by striking the second sentence of the fifth paragraph and replacing it with the following:

              Notwithstanding any other provision of the general laws, the president and treasurer of a corporation (whether a for-profit corporation or a not-for-profit corporation), all members and managers of any company formed under chapter 156C, the partners of any partnership, limited partnership or limited liability partnership governed by or registered under any provision of chapters 108A or 109, and all members and managers of any such company and any officers or agents or managers having the management of such corporation, company or partnership shall be deemed to be the employers of the employees of such corporation, company or partnership within the meaning of this section.  The provisions of this section shall be construed liberally for the accomplishment of the purposes thereof.

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