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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3897 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act relative to the special election for representative in the general court in the fifth Suffolk district

[SPONSOR], a [PETITION] [BACKING TEXT]. House Steering, Policy and Scheduling.

Bill Information

Joint Committee on Election Laws

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to ensure timely special elections, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 12 actions for Bill H.3897
Date Branch Action
2/10/2014 Senate Read, rules suspended, read second, ordered to a third reading, read third and passed to be engrossed
2/10/2014 House Reported from the committee on Election Laws
2/10/2014 House New draft of H652
2/10/2014 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
2/10/2014 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
2/10/2014 House Rules suspended
2/10/2014 House Read second, ordered to a third reading, rules suspended, read third and passed to be engrossed
2/10/2014 House Emergency preamble adopted
2/10/2014 House Enacted
2/10/2014 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
2/10/2014 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
2/10/2014 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 26 of the Acts of 2014

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