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Bill S.1988 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act relative to an exclusive and perpetual easement within Monroe State Forest

Senate, Wednesday, July 27, 2011 – Recommended new draft from the Senate committee on Ways and Means for Senate, No. 1899, An Act relative to an exclusive and perpetual easement within Monroe State Forest.

Bill Information

Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to facilitate forthwith easements necessary for the maintenance of electrical tie lines within Monroe State Forest, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 23 actions for Bill S.1988
Date Branch Action
7/27/2011 Senate Reported from the committee on Senate Ways and Means
7/27/2011 Senate New draft of S1899
7/27/2011 Senate Rules suspended
7/27/2011 Senate Substituted for S1899
7/27/2011 Senate Ordered to a third reading
7/28/2011 Senate Read third, amended and passed to be engrossed
7/29/2011 House Referred to the House committee on Ways and Means
10/17/2011 House Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of House document numbered 3755
10/17/2011 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling with the amendment pending
10/27/2011 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting with the amendment pending
10/27/2011 House Rules suspended
10/27/2011 House Read second, amended (as recommended by the House committee on Ways and Means) and ordered to a third reading
11/2/2011 House Read third, amended and passed to be engrossed
4/10/2012 Senate Rules suspended
4/10/2012 Senate Senate concurred in the House amendment with a further amendment
5/16/2012 House Rules suspended
5/16/2012 House House concurred in the Senate further amendment
5/16/2012 House Emergency preamble adopted
5/17/2012 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
5/23/2012 House Enacted - 152 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 251)
5/24/2012 Senate Enacted (Roll Call #208 [YEAS 36 - NAYS 0])
5/24/2012 Senate Laid before the Governor
6/1/2012 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 109 of the Acts of 2012

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