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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2144 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act expanding the provisions of chapter 40U for the enforcement of dog law violations in the City of Boston

By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2144) of Anthony W. Petruccelli (with approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to expand the provisions of chapter 40U for the enforcement of dog law violations in the City of Boston. [Local Approval Received.] Municipalities and Regional Government.

Bill Information

Anthony W. Petruccelli
Referred to Senate Committee on Bills in the Third Reading
Boston (Local Approval Required)

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to hold violators financially accountable for unlawful behavior, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.

Bill History

Displaying 6 actions for Bill S.2144
Date Branch Action
2/21/2012 Senate Referred to the commitee on Municipalities and Regional Government
2/23/2012 House House concurred
3/20/2012 Joint Hearing scheduled for 03/21/2012 from 11:00 AM-01:00 PM in B-2
4/3/2012 Senate Bill reported favorably by committee and placed in Orders of the Day for the next session
4/12/2012 Senate Read second and ordered to a third reading
1/1/2013 Senate No further action

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