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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3818 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act relative to sentencing and improving law enforcement tools

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Eugene L. O'Flaherty

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to strengthen the laws relative to habitual offenders, update sentencing laws and to provide additional law enforcement tools, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 1 to 25 of 36 actions for Bill H.3818
Date Branch Action
11/16/2011 House H3811, published as amended
11/21/2011 Senate Read
11/21/2011 Senate Rules suspended
11/21/2011 Senate Amended by striking out all after the enacting clause and and inserting in place thereof the text of S2080
11/21/2011 Senate Ordered to a third reading
11/21/2011 Senate Read third and passed to be engrossed
11/28/2011 House Rules suspended
11/28/2011 House House NON-concurred with the Senate amendment
11/28/2011 House Committee of Conference appointed (O'Flaherty-Linsky-Hill)
11/28/2011 Senate Rules suspended
11/28/2011 Senate Senate insisted on its amendment
11/28/2011 Senate Committee of conference appointed (Creem-Baddour-Tarr), in concurrence
7/17/2012 House Committee recommended that the House recede from its non-concurrence and concur with a further amendment, striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text contained in House document numbered 4286
7/17/2012 House Referred to the House committee on Steering, Policy and Scheduling
7/17/2012 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting, the question being on acceptance
7/18/2012 House Errata adopted
7/18/2012 House Quorum - 152 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 314)
7/18/2012 House Committee of conference report accepted - 139 YEAS to 14 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 315)
7/19/2012 Senate Rules suspended
7/19/2012 Senate Committee of conference report accepted (see Roll Call No. 243 - Yeas 31 - Nays 7)
7/19/2012 House Emergency preamble adopted
7/19/2012 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
7/19/2012 House Enacted
7/19/2012 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
7/28/2012 House Governor returned to the House with recommendation of amendment

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