BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts bill that would pressure companies to refund the cost of school trips canceled because of the coronavirus emergency will be the subject of a virtual public hearing.
The bill is set to come before the Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure on Wednesday at 11 a.m.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
The bill would label as an unfair or deceptive act “the failure of any travel company, travel agency, tour business, or travel agent acting on behalf of a consumer, to provide a full monetary refund, upon request, for a school-related educational trip, tour or excursion canceled as a result of a declaration of emergency.”
The bill has more than 30 legislative co-sponsors.READ MORE: NH Police Searching For Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Elijah Lewis
Written testimony can be emailed to Al Anzola in Rep. Chan’s office at email@example.com or Matthew Amato in Sen. Feeney’s office at firstname.lastname@example.org.MORE NEWS: Case Of Rat-Borne Bacterial Disease Identified In Boston
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