An Act to study the prevention of fraud in the EBT program
Sections 4, 74 and 75 contained in the engrossed Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2013 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects (see House, No. 3539), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see House, No. 3553). July 11, 2013.
Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to study measures enacted to prevent fraud in the Massachusetts EBT cash assistance program, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
|7/11/2013||House||Enacted as sections 4, 74 and 75 of H3539|
|7/15/2013||Executive||Governor returned to the House with recommendation of amendment|
|7/15/2013||House||For message, see H3553|
|7/15/2013||House||Referred to the committee on House Bills in the Third Reading|
|7/24/2013||House||Bills in the Third Reading special report accepted|
|7/24/2013||House||Governors amendment rejected|
|7/24/2013||House||Amendment 1 rejected - 46 YEAS to 108 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 160)|
|7/30/2013||Senate||Governor's amendment rejected|
|7/30/2013||Senate||Amendment (Tarr) rejected - Roll Call #183 [YEAS 15 to NAYS 23]|
|7/31/2013||House||Emergency preamble adopted|
|7/31/2013||Senate||Emergency preamble adopted|
|7/31/2013||Senate||Re-enacted and laid before the Governor|
|8/7/2013||Executive||Signed by the Governor, Chapter 65 of the Acts of 2013|
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