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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 721         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 927

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John Hart, Jr.

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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 providing benefits for permanent functional loss and disfigurement under the Worker’s Compensation Act..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John Hart, Jr.

 

Thomas M. McGee

Third Essex and Middlesex

Michael O. Moore

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 721        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 927

By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 927) of John Hart, Jr., Thomas M. McGee and Michael O. Moore for legislation to provide benefits for permanent functional loss and disfigurement under the Worker’s Compensation Act.  Labor and Workforce Development.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 681 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act providing benefits for permanent functional loss and disfigurement under the Worker’s Compensation Act..
 

              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 36 of Chapter 152 of the General Laws, appearing in the 2000 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 74 to 76, inclusive, the following sentence:-

              No amount shall be payable under this section for disfigurement that is purely scar based, unless such disfigurement is on the face, neck or hands.

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