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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.2882 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act designating PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day

By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2882) of John W. Scibak and others for the annual proclamation by the Governor designating May 4th as PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day, to raise awareness of the occurrence of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.

Bill Information

John W. Scibak

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day on May 4th, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 22 actions for Bill H.2882
Date Branch Action
1/22/2013 House Referred to the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight
1/22/2013 Senate Senate concurred
9/24/2013 Joint Hearing scheduled for 09/30/2013 from 11:00 AM-03:00 PM in Minnechaug Regional High School
10/15/2013 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
10/28/2013 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading
10/30/2013 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
5/29/2014 House Read third and passed to be engrossed
6/2/2014 Senate Read; and referred to the committee on Senate Ethics and Rules
7/8/2014 Senate Committee recommended that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session with an amendment, inserting in place thereof the text of S2254
7/8/2014 Senate Rules suspended
7/8/2014 Senate Read second
7/8/2014 Senate Amended by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of S2254
7/8/2014 Senate Ordered to a third reading
7/8/2014 Senate Read third (title changed) and passed to be engrossed
7/9/2014 House Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading
7/14/2014 House Bills in the Third Reading report accepted
7/14/2014 House House concurred in the Senate amendment
7/16/2014 House Emergency preamble adopted
7/16/2014 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
7/16/2014 House Enacted
7/16/2014 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
7/23/2014 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 175 of the Acts of 2014

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