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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 156         FILED ON: 1/7/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1776

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Martha M. Walz

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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 relative to the payment of wages.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Martha M. Walz

8th Suffolk

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Barry R. Finegold

Second Essex and Middlesex

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 156        FILED ON: 1/7/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1776

By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1776) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the payment of wages.  Labor and Workforce Development. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1414 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the payment of wages.
 

              Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to adjust the frequency with which employees are paid, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
 

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

              Section 148 of chapter 149 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 2, the words "weekly or bi-weekly" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- weekly, biweekly or semi-monthly.

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