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  • Acts
  • 2002
  • Chapter 428 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ELIGIBILITY FOR EXTENDED FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.

Whereas , The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is forthwith to provide to eligible claimants immediate access to extended federal unemployment insurance benefits, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


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 30A of chapter 151A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2000 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 108, the word "one".

SECTION 2. Notwithstanding section 14 of chapter 151A of the General Laws, the experience rate of an employer qualifying for it under subsection (b) of said section 14 of said chapter 151A shall be the rate which appears in the column designated "B" for calendar year 2003.

SECTION 3. Section 1 shall take effect as of March 9, 2002. Section 2 shall take effect on January 1, 2003.

Approved December 28, 2002.