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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1152        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 856

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kenneth J. Donnelly

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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 joint labor management committee.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kenneth J. Donnelly

Fourth Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1152        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 856

By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 856) of Kenneth J. Donnelly for legislation relative to the joint labor management committee.  Labor and Workforce Development. 

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the joint labor management committee.

 

              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 4A. (1)(a)(i) of Chapter 589 of the acts of 1987 is hereby amended by striking out the section and inserting in place thereof the following section:-

              Section 4A. (1)(a)(i)  There shall be in the executive office of labor, but not subject to the jurisdiction thereof, a committee to be known as the joint labor-management committee, in this section referred to as the committee.  The committee shall be composed of 16 members, including a chairman and a vice- chairman and such alternate members as the committee shall approve.  Sixteen committee members shall be appointed by the governor as follows: 4 firefighters from nominations submitted by the Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts, the International Association of Firefighters, and the AFL-CIO; 4 police officers from nominations submitted by the International Brotherhood of Police Officers, NAGE, SEIU, AFL-CIO, the Massachusetts Police Association, the Massachusetts Municipal Police Coalition, and the Massachusetts Fraternal Order of Police; 8 from nominations submitted by the Advisory Commission on Local Government established under section 62 of chapter 3 of the General Laws.  Said 16 members shall be appointed for a term of 3 years; provided, however, that in making the initial appointments, the governor shall appoint 1 member nominated by said professional firefighters organization for a term of 1 year, 1 such member for a term of 2 years, and 2 members for a term of 3 years; 1 member nominated by said professional police organization for a term of 1 year, 1 such member for a term of 2 years, and 2such members for a term of 3 years; and 2 members nominated by said advisory commission for a term of 1 year; 2 such members for a term of 2 years, and 4 such members for a term of 3 years.  Any member of the committee may be removed by the governor for neglect of duty, malfeasance in office, or upon request by the nominating body.

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