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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1554         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 938

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Thomas M. McGee

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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 penalty for failure to provide workers' compensation insurance..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas M. McGee

Third Essex and Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1554        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 938

By Mr. McGee, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 938) of McGee for legislation relative to the penalty for failure to provide workers' compensation insurance [Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development].

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 729 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to the penalty for failure to provide workers' compensation insurance..
 

              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 25C of chapter 152 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 74 to 76, inclusive, the words “by a fine of not more than one thousand five hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or both” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than 5 years or by imprisonment in the house of correction for not less than 6 months nor more than 2½ years or by a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

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