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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4238 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act relative to the registration of motor vehicles and trailers

Sections 92 and 217 contained in the engrossed Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2013 (see House, No. 4200), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see Attachment E of House, No. 4240). July 8, 2012.

Bill Information

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to to provide for the registration of motor vehicles and trailers, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 18 actions for Bill H.4238
Date Branch Action
7/9/2012 House Enacted as sections 92 and 217 of the General Appropriation Bill, see H4200
7/9/2012 Executive Governor returned to the House with recommendation of amendment
7/9/2012 House For message, see H4240, attachment E
7/9/2012 House Referred to the committee on House Bills in the Third Reading
7/11/2012 House Bills in the Third Reading special report accepted
7/11/2012 House Governors amendment rejected - 12 YEAS to 140 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 303)
7/12/2012 Senate Governor's amendment rejected
7/16/2012 House Emergency preamble adopted
7/16/2012 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
7/17/2012 House Re-enacted
7/18/2012 Senate Re-enacted and again laid before the Governor
7/30/2012 House Governor returned to the House with veto
7/30/2012 House For message, see H4344
7/30/2012 House Placed in the Orders of the Day
7/30/2012 House Rules suspended
7/30/2012 House Passed over veto - 135 YEAS to 19 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 344)
7/30/2012 Senate Passed over veto -see Roll Call #291 [24 YEAS - 10 NAYS]
7/31/2012 Senate Signed by the Governor, Chapter 178 of the Acts of 2012

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