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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1987         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1421

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Mary S. Keefe

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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 regarding fair business practices in the Commonwealth.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Mary S. Keefe

15th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1987        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1421

By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1421) of Mary S. Keefe for legislation to establish penalties for debarred employers, contractors and subcontractors illegally participating in contracts.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act regarding fair business practices in the Commonwealth.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Amend Section 27 of Chapter 149 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2010 official Edition:

              (4) Any employer, contractor or subcontractor, or any officer or agent thereof who has been debarred for violating any provision of section 26, 27, 27A, 27B, 27F, 27G, 27H, who contracts or otherwise secures or participates in any contract from which they are barred shall be punished by a fine of not more than $250,000 or by imprisonment for not more than one year for a first offense, or by both such fine and imprisonment and for a subsequent willful offense a fine of not more than $500,000, or by imprisonment for not more than two years, or by both such fine and such imprisonment.

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