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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4362 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act protecting motor vehicle owners and small businesses in repairing motor vehicles

The committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure to whom were recommitted the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 104) of John Hart, Jr., Michael R. Knapik, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the Senate for legislation to protect motor vehicle owners' and small businesses in repairing motor vehicles, and recommitted the petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 102) of Garrett J. Bradley, Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others for legislation to ensure that independent repair facilities in the Commonwealth have access to information related to the proper and complete diagnosis, service and repair of motor vehicles, and the petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1016) of Kevin J. Murphy and Thomas A. Golden, Jr. for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the ability of independent auto repair businesses to repair automobiles after the expiration of any warranty, reports recommending that the accompanying bill (House, No. 4362) ought to pass.

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure

Bill History

Displaying 16 actions for Bill H.4362
Date Branch Action
7/31/2012 House Reported from the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure
7/31/2012 House New draft of S104, H102 and H1016
7/31/2012 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the House committee on Steering, Policy and Scheduling
7/31/2012 House Rules suspended
7/31/2012 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
7/31/2012 House Rules suspended
7/31/2012 House Read third
7/31/2012 House Bills in the Third Reading special report accepted
7/31/2012 House Amendment adopted
7/31/2012 House Passed to be engrossed - 153 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 362)
7/31/2012 Senate Read, rules suspended, read second, ordered to a third reading
7/31/2012 Senate Bills in the Third Reading report accepted
7/31/2012 Senate Passed to be engrossed
7/31/2012 House Enacted
8/1/2012 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
8/7/2012 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 241 of the Acts of 2012

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