HB 1597 Workforce Transition Act; eligibility for transitional benefits.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Workforce Transition Act; eligibility for transitional benefits. Extends the eligibility for

transitional severance benefits provided under the Workforce Transition Act to agency heads and employees serving in the capacity of chief deputy or confidential assistant for policy or administration provided they were employed by the Commonwealth continuously on a full-time basis for 15 years prior to their appointment as agency head, chief deputy, or confidential assistant. The second enactment clause of the bill limits the extended eligibility to on and after July 1, 2003.

Full text:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/20/02 032824856  pdf | impact statement
02/28/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1597ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/27/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0782)  pdf

Status:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/20/02 032824856
01/08/03  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/09/03  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 4
01/16/03  House: Reported from General Laws (16-Y 4-N)
01/20/03  House: Read first time
01/21/03  House: Read second time and engrossed
01/22/03  House: Read third time and passed House (91-Y 8-N)
01/22/03  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (91-Y 8-N)
01/22/03  House: Communicated to Senate
01/23/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/03  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/05/03  Senate: Reported from General Laws (14-Y 0-N)
02/05/03  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/11/03  Senate: Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N)
02/12/03  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: Read third time
02/13/03  Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (39-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: Rec. of Sen. passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/13/03  Senate: VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
02/28/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1597ER)
03/05/03  House: Enrolled
03/05/03  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/03  Senate: Signed by President
03/24/03  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 782 (effective 7/1/03)
03/27/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0782)