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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2128         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2790

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Tackey Chan

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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 global positioning system technology and public employees.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk

Raymond McGrath

National Association of Government Employees


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2128        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2790

By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2790) of Tackey Chan and Raymond McGrath for legislation to regulate the use of global positioning technology for the tracking of public employees.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2576 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 global positioning system technology and public employees.
 

              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. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Commonwealth and its political subdivisions may not employ the use of Global Position System technology, or other similar technology, to monitor or track employees of the Commonwealth or its political subdivisions, unless the implementation and terms of use of such technology is mutually agreed to in a collective bargaining agreement.  In the absence of a collective bargaining agreement, the implementation and use of such technology shall be subject to the provisions M.G.L. chapter 7 sections 52-56.

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