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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.156 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act providing for a certain exemption from the sales tax

By Mr. Hart, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 156) of Hart for legislation to establish a sales tax holiday in August 2011 [Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies].

Bill Information

Presenter:
John Hart, Jr.

Bill History

Displaying 1 to 25 of 32 actions for Bill S.156
Date Branch Action
1/24/2011 Senate Referred to the committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies
1/24/2011 House House concurred
7/22/2011 Joint Hearing scheduled for 07/25/2011 from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM in B-2
7/27/2011 House Committee recommended ought to pass
7/27/2011 House Rules suspended
7/27/2011 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
7/27/2011 House Rules suspended
7/27/2011 House Read third (title changed)
7/27/2011 House Amendment 1 pending
7/27/2011 House Point of Order, amendment beyond scope
7/27/2011 House Amendment laid aside on a point of order
7/27/2011 House Decision of the Chair sustained on appeal - 121 YEAS to 32 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 93)
7/27/2011 House Amendment 2 pending
7/27/2011 House Point of Order, amendment beyond scope
7/27/2011 House Amendment laid aside on a point of order
7/27/2011 House Decision of the Chair sustained on appeal - 118 YEAS to 35 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 94)
7/27/2011 House Amendment 3 adopted
7/27/2011 House Passed to be engrossed - 132 YEAS to 23 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 95)
7/28/2011 Senate Read
7/28/2011 Senate Rules suspended
7/28/2011 Senate Read second
7/28/2011 Senate Amendment (Tarr) rejected (see Roll Call 60 - Yeas 4 - Nays 32)
7/28/2011 Senate Amendment (Tarr) laid aside on a Point of Order
7/28/2011 Senate Ruling of the Chair sustained on appeal (see Roll Call 61 - Yeas 33 - Nays 4)
7/28/2011 Senate Ordered to a third reading

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