AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE "SCHOOL-TO-WORK" PROGRAM.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Subsection 4 of section 1 of chapter 152 of the General Laws, as
2000 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the
paragraph the following paragraph:-
Students participating in a work-based experience as part of a
program who receive personal injuries arising out of and in the course of such
participation at or with particular employers, shall, for purposes of this
chapter, be deemed employees of such employers. For the purposes of this
paragraph, "school to work program" shall mean workplace based education and
training programs designed to improve the knowledge and skills of high school
students by integrating academic and occupational learning to
prepare students for gainful employment and increase
their opportunities for post secondary education.