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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 442         FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 610

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Elizabeth A. Poirier

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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 improving the fair share employer contribution.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 442        FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 610

By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 610) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the definition of "employee" under the law regulating contributions of employers for health insurance.  Public Health. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3921 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 improving the fair share employer contribution.
 

              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. Subsection (a) of section 188 of chapter 149 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the definition of “Employee” and inserting in place thereof the following definition:-

              “Employee”, any individual employed by an employer subject to this chapter for at least 1 month, provided that for the purpose of this section self-employed individuals shall not be considered employees, and provided further that for the purpose of this section employees who are named beneficiaries receiving coverage on another’s health insurance plan shall not be considered employees.             

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