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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.901 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act relative to commuter shuttles and public transporation improvements

By Representative Benson of Lunenburg and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to expanding parking facilities to promote the use of commuter shuttles and public transportation. Transportation.

Bill Information

Jennifer E. Benson , James B. Eldridge
Referred to House Committee on Bills in the Third Reading

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to encourage the use of commuter shuttles and public transportation in the commonwealth, thereby saving energy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and reducing dependence on foreign oil, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 17 actions for Bill H.901
Date Branch Action
1/24/2011 House Referred to the committee on Transportation
1/24/2011 Senate Senate concurred
2/17/2012 Joint Hearing scheduled for 05/10/2011 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in B-1
12/5/2011 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
1/3/2012 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
1/3/2012 House Rules suspended
1/3/2012 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
11/13/2012 House Read third (title changed) and passed to be engrossed
11/15/2012 Senate Read and referred to the committee on Senate Ethics and Rules
12/27/2012 Senate Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
12/27/2012 Senate Rules suspended
12/27/2012 Senate Read second, ordered to a third reading, read third and passed to be engrossed
12/28/2012 House Emergency preamble adopted
12/31/2012 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
12/31/2012 House Enacted
12/31/2012 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
1/8/2013 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 417 of the Acts of 2012

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