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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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Followed Bill No. Title
H.1561 An Act to regulate and tax the cannabis industry
S.1965 An Act relative to energy sector compliance with the Global Warming Solutions Act
S.4 FY17 Senate Ways and Means Budget recommendations
H.1577 An Act relative to gender identity and nondiscrimination
S.3 An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2016 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements
S.2119 An Act to establish pay equity
H.4450 An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2017 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements
H.3932 An Act The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act
S.2423 An Act relative to job creation, workforce development and infrastructure investment
H.97 An Act relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors

Laws

Most Popular General Laws

Chapter Section Name
 MGL c.111 §199A Unlawful practices in selling, renting, or leasing premises containing lead in paint, plaster or materials
 MGL c.140 §131 Licenses to carry firearms; conditions and restrictions
 MGL c.90 §24 Driving while under influence of intoxicating liquor, etc.; second and subsequent offenses; punishment; treatment programs; reckless and unauthorized driving; failure to stop after collision
 MGL c.149 §148 Payment of wages; commissions; exemption by contract; persons deemed employers; provision for cashing check or draft; violation of statute
 MGL c.186 §15b Entrance of premises prior to termination of lease; payments; receipts; interest; records; security deposits
 MGL c.151 §1A Overtime pay; excluded employments
 MGL c.140 §121 Firearms sales; definitions; antique firearms; application of law; exceptions
 MGL c.123 §12 Emergency restraint and hospitalization of persons posing risk of serious harm by reason of mental illness
 MGL c.119 §51A Reporting of suspected abuse or neglect; mandated reporters; collection of physical evidence; penalties; content of reports; liability; privileged communication
 MGL c.269 §10 Carrying dangerous weapons; possession of machine gun or sawed-off shotguns; possession of large capacity weapon or large capacity feeding device; punishment

Most Popular Session Laws

Year Chapter Chapter Name
2014 Ch. 144 AN ACT RESTORING THE MINIMUM WAGE AND PROVIDING UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE REFORMS
2012 Ch. 369 AN ACT FOR THE HUMANITARIAN MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA.
2016 Ch. 52 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SUBSTANCE USE, TREATMENT, EDUCATION AND PREVENTION
2014 Ch. 159 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PHARMACY PRACTICE IN THE COMMONWEALTH
2016 Ch. 121 AN ACT TO IMPROVE PUBLIC RECORDS.
2012 Ch. 224 AN ACT IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE AND REDUCING COSTS THROUGH INCREASED TRANSPARENCY, EFFICIENCY AND INNOVATION.
2006 Ch. 58 AN ACT PROVIDING ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE, QUALITY, ACCOUNTABLE HEALTH CARE.
2016 Ch. 218 AN ACT MODERNIZING MUNICIPAL FINANCE AND GOVERNMENT
2011 Ch. 124 AN ACT REFORMING ALIMONY IN THE COMMONWEALTH.
2016 Ch. 177 AN ACT TO ESTABLISH PAY EQUITY