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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1393         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1741

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Richard T. Moore

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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 observation of Veterans Day.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Richard T. Moore

Worcester and Norfolk

John V. Fernandes

10th Worcester

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1393        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1741

By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1741) of Richard T. Moore, John V. Fernandes, Sal N. DiDomenico and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the observation of Veterans Day.  Veterans and Federal Affairs. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1710 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 observation of Veterans Day.
 

              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 52A ½ of chapter 149 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the first paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-

              “An employee who is a veteran as defined in clause Forty-third of section 7 of chapter 4 or is a member of a department of war veterans listed in section 17 of chapter 8 shall be allowed and granted a leave of absence on Veterans Day and Memorial Day, with or without pay at the discretion of an employer.”

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