Here is a list of approved and pending legislation regarding COVID-19. It will be updated continuously.

APPROVED LEGISLATION 

Bill NumberBill TitleSummary Status
H.4561FY'20 Supplemental BudgetAppropriates $15M for the “monitoring, treatment, containment, public awareness, and prevention efforts” against COVID-19, allowing the Secretary of A&F to disburse funds wherever necessary.Signed by Governor on 3/12/20
S.2599An Act authorizing waiver of the one week waiting period for unemployment benefitsWaives one-week waiting period for unemployment benefits from the start of the current state of emergency until 90 days after its termination.
Signed by Governor on 3/18/20
H.4582Order relative to the issuance of a precept by the Speaker for the filling of a vacancy in the Thirty-Seventh Middlesex DistrictReschedules House special election from March 31, 2020 to June 2, 2020
Adopted by House (3/23/20)
H.4583Order relative to the issuance of a precept by the Speaker for the filling of a vacancy in the Third Bristol DistrictReschedules House special election from March 31, 2020 to June 2, 2020
Adopted by House (3/23/20)
S.2608An Act granting authority to postpone 2020 municipal elections in the commonwealth and increase voting options in response to the declaration of emergency to respond to COVID-19Authorizes municipalities to postpone and reschedule municipal caucuses and elections and expands absentee and early voting options in the rescheduled election.
Signed by Governor
(3/23/20)

 

 

 


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COVID-19 Update #2 – Jay Livingstone · March 20, 2020 at 4:10 pm

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