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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1249         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 58

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Mark C. Montigny

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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 requiring equal benefits for all new mothers..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Mark C. Montigny

 

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Kathi-Anne Reinstein

16th Suffolk


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1249        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 58

By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 58) of Mark C. Montigny, Kay Khan and Kathi-Anne Reinstein for legislation to require equal benefits for all new mothers.  Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 57 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act requiring equal benefits for all new mothers..
 

              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 105D of chapter 149 of the 2004 Official Edition of the general laws is hereby amended by adding after the word "leave.", in line 13, the following language:-

              "An employee on maternity leave for the adoption of a child shall be entitled to the same benefits offered by her employer as an employee on maternity leave for the birth of a child."

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