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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1125         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1119

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kevin G. Honan

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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 fair working standards in the production of housing.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kevin G. Honan

17th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1125        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1119

By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1119) of Kevin G. Honan for legislation to promote fair working standards in the production of housing.  Housing. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1264 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act promoting fair working standards in the production of housing.
 

              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. Chapter 40 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by  inserting after section 60A the following new section:-

              Section 61.  No building permit shall be issued for the construction of a building containing 50 or more housing units unless the developer, contractor or subcontractor working on the developers behalf: (1) meet all of the employer requirements of chapter 324 of the acts of 2006; (2) participate in a bona fide apprentice training program that is approved by the Division of Apprentice Training; and (3) properly classify and treat their employees as employees for tax, unemployment insurance, workers compensation insurance and wage and hour purposes

              A state or municipal officer or agency that has issued a permit for such a project shall revoke that permit if, after a hearing, the officer or agency finds a substantial violation of this section.  A municipal office or agency shall hold such an investigatory hearing no later than 21 days after receiving credible evidence of a violation

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