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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4285 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act relative to the reduction of gun violence

House bill No. 4278, as changed by the committee on Bills in the Third Reading, and as amended and passed to be engrossed by the House. July 9, 2014.

Bill Information

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to regulate forthwith the sale and possession of firearms in the commonwealth, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 20 actions for Bill H.4285
Date Branch Action
7/9/2014 House H4278, published as amended
7/11/2014 Senate Read and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
7/14/2014 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, inserting in place thereof the text of S2265
7/14/2014 Senate Order relative to subject matter adopted
7/14/2014 Senate Placed in the Orders of the Day for Thursday, July 17th, 2014
7/17/2014 Senate Read second
7/17/2014 Senate For actions, see S2265
7/17/2014 Senate Amended by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of S2265, amended
7/17/2014 Senate Ordered to a third reading
7/17/2014 Senate Read third
7/17/2014 Senate Passed to be engrossed
7/22/2014 House Rules suspended
7/22/2014 House House NON-concurred in the Senate amendment
7/22/2014 House Committee of conference appointed (Mariano-Bradley-Peterson)
7/22/2014 Senate Rules suspended
7/22/2014 Senate Senate insisted on its amendment
7/22/2014 Senate Committee of conference appointed (Timilty-Petruccelli-Tarr), in concurrence
7/17/2014 Senate Reprinted as amended, see S2284
7/30/2014 House Reported by committee of conference
7/30/2014 House See H4376

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