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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4001 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2015 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements

House bill No. 4000, as changed by the committee on Bills in the Third Reading, and as amended by the House on April 28, 29 and 30; and as passed to be engrossed by the House. May 1, 2014.

Bill Information

Brian S. Dempsey

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to ---, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Date Branch Action
4/30/2014 House H4000, published as amended
5/8/2014 Senate Read and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
5/8/2014 Senate Order relative to subject matter adopted
5/12/2014 Senate Placed in the Orders of the Day for Wednesday, May 21, 2014
5/28/2014 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, inserting in place thereof the text of S4
5/29/2014 House Rules suspended
5/29/2014 House House NON-concurred in the Senate amendment
5/29/2014 House Committee of conference appointed (Dempsey-Kulik-deMacedo)
5/22/2014 Senate For Senate actions, see S4
5/22/2014 Senate Ordered to a third reading
5/22/2014 Senate For text of S4, printed as amended by the Senate, see S2160
5/22/2014 Senate Passed to be engrossed - Roll Call #346 [YEAS 39 - NAYS 1]
5/29/2014 Senate Rules suspended
5/29/2014 Senate Senate insisted on its amendments
5/29/2014 Senate Committee of conference appointed (Brewer-Flanagan-Ross), in concurrence
6/30/2014 House Reported by committee of conference
6/30/2014 House See H4242
6/30/2014 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting, the question being on acceptance
6/30/2014 House Rules suspended
6/30/2014 House Motion to postpone until July 2, 2014 does not prevail - 28 YEAS to 123 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 410)
6/30/2014 House Committee of conference report accepted - 144 YEAS to 7 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 411)
6/30/2014 Senate Rules suspended
6/30/2014 Senate Committee of conference report accepted, in concurrence
6/30/2014 House Emergency preamble adopted
6/30/2014 Senate Emergency preamble adopted

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