Here is a list of approved and pending legislation regarding COVID-19. It will be updated continuously.
|Bill Number||Bill Title||Summary||Status|
|H.4561||FY'20 Supplemental Budget||Appropriates $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.2599||An Act authorizing waiver of the one week waiting period for unemployment benefits||Waives 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.4582||Order relative to the issuance of a precept by the Speaker for the filling of a vacancy in the Thirty-Seventh Middlesex District||Reschedules House special election from March 31, 2020 to June 2, 2020||Adopted by House (3/23/20)|
|H.4583||Order relative to the issuance of a precept by the Speaker for the filling of a vacancy in the Third Bristol District||Reschedules House special election from March 31, 2020 to June 2, 2020||Adopted by House (3/23/20)|
|S.2608||An 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-19||Authorizes municipalities to postpone and reschedule municipal caucuses and elections and expands absentee and early voting options in the rescheduled election.||
Signed by Governor