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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4246 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act designating the month of March as Massachusetts Maple Month

Substituted by the House, on motion of Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, for a Bill providing for the annual observance of the month of March as Massachusetts maple month and designating pure Massachusetts maple syrup as the official sweetener of the Commonwealth (House, No. 3735). February 20, 2018.

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Theodore C. Speliotis

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to forthwith set apart the month of March as Massachusetts Maple Month and designate pure Massachusetts maple syrup as the official sweetener of the commonwealth, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 11 actions for Bill H.4246
Date Branch Action
2/20/2018 House Substituted for H3735
2/20/2018 House Passed to be engrossed
2/22/2018 Senate Read and referred to the committee on Senate Rules
3/1/2018 Senate Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
3/1/2018 Senate Rules suspended
3/1/2018 Senate Read second, ordered to a third reading, read third and passed to be engrossed
3/5/2018 House Emergency preamble adopted
3/5/2018 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
3/5/2018 House Enacted
3/5/2018 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
3/8/2018 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 40 of the Acts of 2018

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