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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 276         FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1781

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Daniel B. Winslow

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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 promoting community service by the long-term unemployed through a civilian conservation corps.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

James R. Miceli

19th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 276        FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1781

By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1781) of Daniel B. Winslow and James R. Miceli for legislation to establish a civilian conservation corps promoting community service by the long-term unemployed.  Labor and Workforce Development. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act promoting community service by the long-term unemployed through a civilian conservation corps.
 

              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 24 of chapter 151A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following paragraph:-

              (d) Any person who has received unemployment insurance benefits for more than 180 days in any 365 day period shall be required to perform 8 hours weekly of public community service under the supervision of the executive office of environmental affairs as part of a civilian conservation corps, as a condition of receiving continued unemployment insurance benefits.  For purposes of administering this section, the secretary of the executive office of environmental affairs may enter into agreements with any other state or municipal agency for the deployment, management and supervision of the community service volunteers.

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