Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith for charitable deductions by public employees by collective bargaining, 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 17G of chapter 180 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "employed", in line 5, the following words:- or which may be specified by a collective bargaining agreement with the PCA quality home care workforce council.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect as of July 1, 2009.
Passed without Governor’s signature, August 3, 2009.