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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3450         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3395

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Paul McMurtry

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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 a grace period for new employers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3450        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3395

By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3395) of Paul McMurtry and Tom Sannicandro relative to unemployment compensation contribution rates for new employers.  Labor and Workforce Development. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act regarding a grace period for new employers.
 

              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 14 of chapter 151A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the first paragraph, the following paragraph:-

              New employers shall be assigned an initial flat rate for the first five years, unless a claim is made against their account during the third, fourth or fifth years.  If no claims are made during the first five years, then the employer shall be assigned a contribution rate pursuant to paragraph (1) of subsection (i).  If, however, a claims is made in the third, fourth or fifth years, the employer shall be assigned a contribution rate pursuant to paragraph (1) of subsection (i) at the time the claim is made.

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