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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3770 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act AN ACT RELATIVE TO ESTABLISHING REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICTS IN THE GENERAL COURT

Interim report of the Special Committee on Redistricting, pursuant to the Senate Order establishing a Special Commission on Redistricting (Senate, No. 9), reports the accompanying committee bill (House, No. 3770)

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Special Joint Committee on Redistricting
Special Attachments:
Download Chairman's Letter

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide for a new division of the commonwealth into 160 representative districts, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 21 actions for Bill H.3770
Date Branch Action
10/26/2011 House Referred to the committee on House Rules
10/27/2011 House Bill (Appendix A) reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
10/31/2011 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
10/31/2011 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
11/1/2011 House Read third
11/1/2011 House Amendment 8 rejected
11/1/2011 House Amendment 3 rejected
11/1/2011 House Amendment 4 rejected
11/1/2011 House Amendment 1 rejected
11/1/2011 House Amendment 2 adopted
11/1/2011 House Amendment 5 rejected
11/1/2011 House Amendment 6 rejected
11/1/2011 House Amendment 7 rejected
11/1/2011 House Quorum Roll Call - 155 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 127)
11/1/2011 House Passed to be engrossed - 151 YEAS to 3 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 128)
11/1/2011 Senate Read, rules suspended, read second, ordered to a third reading, read third and passed to be engrossed
11/1/2011 House Emergency preamble adopted
11/1/2011 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
11/1/2011 House Enacted
11/1/2011 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
11/3/2011 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 153 of the Acts of 2011

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