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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2594         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 394


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Sean Garballey


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 teaching the history of working people.






Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

James J. O'Day

14th Worcester

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk

Marcos A. Devers

16th Essex

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden

Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.

34th Middlesex

Patricia D. Jehlen

Second Middlesex

Diana DiZoglio

14th Essex

John P. Fresolo

16th Worcester

Ann-Margaret Ferrante

5th Essex

Denise C. Garlick

13th Norfolk

Karen E. Spilka

Second Middlesex and Norfolk

Paul W. Mark

2nd Berkshire

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2594        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 394

By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 394) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to include the history of working people and the labor movement in the United States in the public school curriculum.  Education. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 1940 OF 2011-2012.]

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to teaching the history of working people.

              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 1D of chapter 69 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 28 and 29, the words "as well as" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- ", and shall provide for instruction in".

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