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Bill S.2254 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act relative to veterans' access, livelihood, opportunity, and resources

Senate, May 3, 2012 -- The Senate Bill relative to veterans' access, livelihood, opportunity, and resources (being the text of Senate, No. 2241, printed as amended)

Bill Information

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith benefits to certain veterans and servicemembers, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 21 actions for Bill S.2254
Date Branch Action
5/7/2012 House Referred to the House committee on Ways and Means
5/14/2012 House Order adopted, see H4092
5/14/2012 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 4088
5/14/2012 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling with the amendment pending
5/14/2012 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting with the amendment pending
5/14/2012 House Rules suspended
5/14/2012 House Read second, amended (as recommended by the committee on House Ways and Means) and ordered to a third reading
5/16/2012 House Passed to be engrossed, as amended - 154 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 245)
5/3/2012 Senate S2241, printed as amended
5/3/2012 Senate Passed to be engrossed - Roll Call #174 [YEAS 38 - NAYS 0]
5/23/2012 Senate Rules suspended
5/23/2012 Senate Senate concurred in the House amendment with a further amendment, see S2269
5/24/2012 House Rules suspended
5/24/2012 House House concurred in the Senate amendment with a still further amendment
5/24/2012 Senate Rules suspended
5/24/2012 Senate Senate concurred in the still further House amendment
5/24/2012 House Emergency preamble adopted
5/24/2012 House Enacted
5/24/2012 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
5/24/2012 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
5/31/2012 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 108 of the Acts of 2012

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