Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to further regulate the operation of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, 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 56 of chapter 6 of the General Laws is hereby further amended by striking out the first paragraph, as amended by section 2 of chapter 19 of the acts of 2007, and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
There shall be a commission to be known as the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.
SECTION 2. Said section 56 of said chapter 6 is hereby further amended by striking out the fifth paragraph, as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition, and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
There shall be regional offices in the cities of New Bedford, Springfield and Worcester.
SECTION 3. Section 1 of chapter 23 of the General Laws, as amended by section 15 of said chapter 19, is hereby further amended by striking out the third sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- In the executive office shall be the department of labor and the department of workforce development.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect on April 10, 2007.
Approved May 7, 2007.