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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:

Section 148 of chapter 149 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the first paragraph the following new paragraph:-

Compensation paid to public and non-public school teachers shall be deemed to be fully earned at the end of the school year, and proportionately earned during the school year; provided, however, that payment of such compensation may be deferred to the extent that equal payments may be established for a 12 month period including amounts payable in July and August subsequent to the end of the school year.

Approved January 15, 2009