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Followed Bill No. Title
S.490 An Act relative to wild and exotic animal performance prohibtion
S.1305 An Act to protect the civil rights and safety of all Massachusetts residents
H.3448 An Act making appropriations for fiscal year 2017 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects
H.2898 An Act supporting working parents who choose to run for public office
H.2290 An Act changing the legal status of "pets" from personal property to "companion animals"
H.72 An Act making appropriations for fiscal year 2017 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects
S.1849 An Act transitioning Massachusetts to 100 percent renewable energy
H.2385 An Act to protect patients approved by physicians and certified by the Department of Public Health to access medical marijuana
S.365 An Act restoring financial transparency in presidential elections
S.291 An Act to prohibit the use of Native American mascots by public schools in the Commonwealth

Laws

Most Popular General Laws

Chapter Section Name
 MGL c.140 §131 Licenses to carry firearms; conditions and restrictions
 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.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.186 §15B Entrance of premises prior to termination of lease; payments; receipts; interest; records; security deposits
 MGL c.123 §12 Emergency restraint and hospitalization of persons posing risk of serious harm by reason of mental illness
 MGL c.140 §121 Firearms sales; definitions; antique firearms; application of law; exceptions
 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
 MGL c.31 §22 Passing requirements of examinations; credits; requests for review
 MGL c.151 §1A Overtime pay; excluded employments
 MGL c.93A §2 Unfair practices; legislative intent; rules and regulations

Most Popular Session Laws

Year Chapter Chapter Name
2016 Ch. 334 AN ACT THE REGULATION AND TAXATION OF MARIJUANA ACT
2016 Ch. 121 AN ACT TO IMPROVE PUBLIC RECORDS.
2016 Ch. 351 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE CULTIVATION OF MARIJUANA AND MARIHUANA
2016 Ch. 52 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SUBSTANCE USE, TREATMENT, EDUCATION AND PREVENTION
2012 Ch. 369 AN ACT FOR THE HUMANITARIAN MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA.
2016 Ch. 177 AN ACT TO ESTABLISH PAY EQUITY
2016 Ch. 218 AN ACT MODERNIZING MUNICIPAL FINANCE AND GOVERNMENT
2012 Ch. 224 AN ACT IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE AND REDUCING COSTS THROUGH INCREASED TRANSPARENCY, EFFICIENCY AND INNOVATION.
2011 Ch. 124 AN ACT REFORMING ALIMONY IN THE COMMONWEALTH.
2006 Ch. 58 AN ACT PROVIDING ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE, QUALITY, ACCOUNTABLE HEALTH CARE.