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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2979         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2375

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kevin J. Kuros

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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 reaffirming the spirit of volunteerism.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Geoff Diehl

7th Plymouth

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2979        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2375

By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2375) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to require state employees to utilize vacation and personal days prior to requesting paid time off to volunteer under the Commonwealth Corps program.  Public Service. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act reaffirming the spirit of volunteerism.
 

              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 7 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 6F the following section:-

              Section 6G.  Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, no executive agency shall permit a state employee, as defined by section 1 of chapter 268A, to serve as a volunteer to a corporation, formed for any one or more of the purposes mentioned in section 4 of chapter 180, during normal business hours; provided however, that such agency may permit an employee to volunteer during normal business hours if the employee has exhausted all accrued vacation time and personal days.

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