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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4366 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act relative to campaign finance disclosure and transparency

By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4366) of [PETITIONERS LIST] The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches, with reference to the Senate amendments (striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text contained in Senate document numbered 2304; and by inserting before the enacting clause an emergency preamble) of the House Bill relative to campaign finance disclosure and transparency (House, No. 4226), reported recommending passage of the accompanying bill (House, No. 4366). July 29, 2014. . House Steering, Policy and Scheduling.

Bill Information

Campaign Finance

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to strengthen forthwith campaign finance reporting and disclosure requirements, 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.4366
Date Branch Action
7/29/2014 House Reported by committee of conference, see H4226
7/29/2014 House Referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
7/30/2014 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting, the question being on acceptance
7/30/2014 House Rules suspended
7/30/2014 House Committee of conference report accepted - 142 YEAS to 10 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 469)
7/30/2014 Senate Rules suspended
7/30/2014 Senate Committee of conference report accepted, in concurrence -see Roll Call #458 [Yeas 38 - Nays 1]
7/31/2014 House Emergency preamble adopted
7/31/2014 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
7/31/2014 House Enacted
7/31/2014 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
8/1/2014 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 210 of the Acts of 2014

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