BOSTON – Massachusetts Governor Charlie baker has signed legislation to extend remote meetings through April 1 2022.
Bill S 2475, An act relative to extending certain COVID-19 measures adopted during the state of emergency, was worked out between the Massachusetts Senate and the House of Representatives last night.
Other parts of the new law include:
- Temporarily reinstates remote permissions for representative town meetings, nonprofit member meetings, notary services, and reverse-mortgage loan counseling
- Extends until April 1st, 2022 eviction protections put in place during the pandemic
- Extends certain flexibilities for assisted living residences, and the ability for medical assistants, podiatrists, phlebotomists and certain military personnel to administer COVID-19 vaccines
- Permits to-go beer, wine, and cocktail sales by restaurants through May 1st, 2022, which must be sold at the same price for off-premises consumption as for on-premises consumption