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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Joint Committee on Covid-19 and Emergency Preparedness and Management

The joint standing committee on Covid-19 Emergency Response and Recovery shall serve as an oversight and advisory committee to monitor and investigate issues related to Covid-19 emergency response and recovery. The committee may report, from time to time, with recommendations for legislative action, strategies, and innovations, based on their review of information or on the findings of investigations, to equitably address and respond to the Covid-19 public health emergency and promote the successful and safe recovery for all residents of the commonwealth. The committee may coordinate with standing committees with relevant jurisdiction established pursuant to House Rule 17, Senate Rule 12 and Joint Rule 1 to develop such recommendations. Prior to making recommendations, the committee shall solicit input from members of the public and relevant experts. The joint standing committee shall further consider matters related to pandemic and disaster preparedness and emergency management and communication.