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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Health Equity Task Force

Date Time Topic Location Status Bills
8/24/2020 10:30 AM This is the first meeting of the Legislative Task Force established by Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020 to study and make recommendations to the General Court that address health disparities for underserved or underrepresented populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is also being referred to as the Health Equity Task Force. Virtual Hearing Completed
9/3/2020 11:30 AM This is the 2nd meeting of the legislative task force established by Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020 (hereinafter referred to as the “Health Equity Task Force”) to study and make recommendations to the General Court that address health disparities for underserved or underrepresented populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual Hearing Completed
9/16/2020 1:00 PM The virtual hearing is to receive testimony from the public on findings and recommendations that address health disparities for underserved or underrepresented populations during the COVID-19 pandemic, pursuant to the Health Equity Task Force established by section 2 of Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020 Virtual Hearing Completed
9/18/2020 12:00 PM This is a meeting of the Health Equity Task Force to review findings from the September 16, 2020 public hearing and discuss areas of recommendations. Virtual Hearing Completed
9/29/2020 4:00 PM This is the fifth meeting of the legislative task force established by Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020 (referred to as the “Health Equity Task Force”) to study and make recommendations to the General Court that address health disparities for underserved or underrepresented populations based on culture, race, ethnicity, language, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, geographic location, including, but not limited to, gateway cities with hospitals dedicated to caring for patients who test positive for COVID-19, and age in the commonwealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. The September 29, 2020 meeting will feature important presentations and dialogue with leaders from Chelsea and the Black Boston COVID-19 Coalition. Then, a strategic discussion will follow based on preliminary findings and FY 2021 state budget policy priority areas for consideration. Virtual Hearing Completed
10/7/2020 10:30 AM This is the sixth meeting of the legislative task force established by Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020 (referred to as the “Health Equity Task Force”) to study and make recommendations to the General Court that address health disparities for underserved or underrepresented populations based on culture, race, ethnicity, language, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, geographic location, including, but not limited to, gateway cities with hospitals dedicated to caring for patients who test positive for COVID-19, and age in the commonwealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual Hearing Completed
10/14/2020 12:30 PM This is the seventh meeting of the legislative task force established by Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020 (referred to as the “Health Equity Task Force”) to study and make recommendations to the General Court that address health disparities for underserved or underrepresented populations based on culture, race, ethnicity, language, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, geographic location, including, but not limited to, gateway cities with hospitals dedicated to caring for patients who test positive for COVID-19, and age in the commonwealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual Hearing Completed
10/28/2020 10:30 AM This is the eighth meeting of the legislative task force established by Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020 (referred to as the “Health Equity Task Force”) to study and make recommendations to the General Court that address health disparities for underserved or underrepresented populations based on culture, race, ethnicity, language, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, geographic location, including, but not limited to, gateway cities with hospitals dedicated to caring for patients who test positive for COVID-19, and age in the commonwealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual Hearing Completed
11/18/2020 10:30 AM This is the ninth meeting of the legislative task force established by Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020 (referred to as the “Health Equity Task Force”) to study and make recommendations to the General Court that address health disparities for underserved or underrepresented populations based on culture, race, ethnicity, language, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, geographic location, including, but not limited to, gateway cities with hospitals dedicated to caring for patients who test positive for COVID-19, and age in the commonwealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual Hearing Completed
12/16/2020 10:30 AM This is the tenth meeting of the legislative task force established by Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020 (referred to as the “Health Equity Task Force”) to study and make recommendations to the General Court that address health disparities for underserved or underrepresented populations based on culture, race, ethnicity, language, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, geographic location, including, but not limited to, gateway cities with hospitals dedicated to caring for patients who test positive for COVID-19, and age in the commonwealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual Hearing Completed
1/19/2021 3:30 PM This is the eleventh meeting of the legislative task force established by Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020 (referred to as the “Health Equity Task Force”) to study and make recommendations to the General Court that address health disparities for underserved or underrepresented populations based on culture, race, ethnicity, language, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, geographic location, including, but not limited to, gateway cities with hospitals dedicated to caring for patients who test positive for COVID-19, and age in the commonwealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual Hearing Completed
2/1/2021 1:00 PM The virtual hearing is to receive testimony from the public on findings and recommendations that address health disparities for underserved or underrepresented populations both 1) during the COVID-19 pandemic and 2) in the future, pursuant to the Health Equity Task Force established by section 2 of Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020. Virtual Hearing Completed
2/2/2021 3:30 PM This is the 13th meeting of the legislative task force established by Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020 (referred to as the “Health Equity Task Force”) to study and make recommendations to the General Court that address health disparities for underserved or underrepresented populations based on culture, race, ethnicity, language, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, geographic location, including, but not limited to, gateway cities with hospitals dedicated to caring for patients who test positive for COVID-19, and age in the commonwealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual Hearing Completed
2/8/2021 2:00 PM The virtual hearing is to receive testimony from the public on findings and recommendations that address health disparities for underserved or underrepresented populations both 1) during the COVID-19 pandemic and 2) in the future, pursuant to the Health Equity Task Force established by section 2 of Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020. Virtual Hearing Completed
2/16/2021 3:30 PM This is the 15th meeting of the legislative task force established by Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020 (referred to as the “Health Equity Task Force”) to study and make recommendations to the General Court that address health disparities for underserved or underrepresented populations based on culture, race, ethnicity, language, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, geographic location, including, but not limited to, gateway cities with hospitals dedicated to caring for patients who test positive for COVID-19, and age in the commonwealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual Hearing Completed
2/23/2021 3:00 PM This is the sixteenth meeting of the legislative task force established by Chapter 93 of the Acts of 2020 (referred to as the “Health Equity Task Force”) to study and make recommendations to the General Court that address health disparities for underserved or underrepresented populations based on culture, race, ethnicity, language, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, geographic location, including, but not limited to, gateway cities with hospitals dedicated to caring for patients who test positive for COVID-19, and age in the commonwealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual Hearing Completed
3/31/2021 12:30 PM Meeting of the Health Equity Task Force for the purpose of considering the Final Report of the Health Equity Task Force Virtual Hearing Canceled
7/1/2021 8:00 AM Health Equity Task Force Virtual Hearing Completed