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Bill H.4237 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act relative to the electronic benefit transfer program

Sections 52 to 54, inclusive, 173 to 176, inclusive, and 228 contained in the engrossed Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2013 (see House, No. 4200), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see Attachment D of House, No. 4240). July 8, 2012.

Bill Information

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide for the electronic benefit transfer program, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 13 actions for Bill H.4237
Date Branch Action
7/9/2012 House Enacted as sections 52, 53 and 54, 173 to 176, inclusive, and 228 of the General Appropriation Bill, see H4200
7/9/2012 Executive Governor returned to the House with recommendation of amendment
7/9/2012 House For message, see H4240, attachment D
7/9/2012 House Referred to the committee on House Bills in the Third Reading
7/11/2012 House Bills in the Third Reading special report accepted
7/11/2012 House Governors amendment rejected - 1 YEAS to 152 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 302)
7/12/2012 Senate Rules suspended
7/12/2012 Senate Governor's amendment rejected
7/16/2012 House Emergency preamble adopted
7/16/2012 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
7/17/2012 House Re-enacted
7/18/2012 Senate Re-enacted and again laid before the Governor
7/27/2012 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 161 of the Acts of 2012

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