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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.59 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act providing retiree healthcare benefits reform

Message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation relative to providing retiree healthcare benefits reform. Public Service. February 12, 2013.

Bill Information

Deval L. Patrick

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to lower forthwith the unfunded liability of state and municipal governments for retiree healthcare benefits, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 8 actions for Bill H.59
Date Branch Action
2/14/2013 House Referred to the committee on Public Service
2/19/2013 Senate SenateĀ concurred
2/18/2014 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/31/2013 from 11:00 AM-01:00 PM in Gardner Auditorium
4/3/2014 House Reporting date extended to Monday, June 30, 2014, pending concurrence
4/10/2014 Senate Senate concurred
7/7/2014 House Reporting date extended to Thursday, July 31, 2014, pending concurrence
7/8/2014 Senate Senate concurred
9/29/2014 House Accompanied a study order, see H4500

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