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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4126 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act extending the statute of limitations in civil child sexual abuse cases

By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4126) of [PETITIONERS LIST] [BACKING TEXT]. House Steering, Policy and Scheduling.

Bill Information

Joint Committee on the Judiciary

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to increase forthwith the statute of limitations in civil child sexual abuse cases, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.

Bill History

Displaying 15 actions for Bill H.4126
Date Branch Action
5/28/2014 House Reported from the committee on the Judiciary
5/28/2014 House New draft of S633 and H1455
5/28/2014 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
6/4/2014 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
6/4/2014 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
6/4/2014 House Rules suspended
6/18/2014 House Rules suspended
6/18/2014 House Read third
6/18/2014 House Passed to be engrossed - 147 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 394)
6/19/2014 Senate Read, rules suspended, read second, ordered to a third reading, read third and passed to be engrossed
6/23/2014 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
6/23/2014 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
6/23/2014 House Emergency preamble adopted
6/23/2014 House Enacted
6/26/2014 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 145 of the Acts of 2014

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