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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4278 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act relative to the reduction of gun violence

Bill Information

Sponsor:
House Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to further regulate the sale and possession of firearms in the commonwealth, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 19 actions for Bill H.4278
Date Branch Action
7/9/2014 House Reported from the committee on House Ways and Means
7/9/2014 House Pending new draft of H4121
7/9/2014 House New draft of H4121
7/9/2014 House Motion to postpone to July 16, 2014, negatived - 57 YEAS to 92 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 415)
7/9/2014 House Ordered to a third reading - 111 YEAS to 37 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 416)
7/9/2014 House Rules suspended - 112 YEAS to 34 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 417)
7/9/2014 House Read third
7/9/2014 House Amendment 2 adopted
7/9/2014 House Amendment 7 pending
7/9/2014 House Quorum Roll Call - 145 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 418)
7/9/2014 House Amendment 7 rejected - 30 YEAS to 120 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 419)
7/9/2014 House Amendment 14 adopted, as changed
7/9/2014 House Amendment 24 rejected
7/9/2014 House Amendment 20 adopted
7/9/2014 House Amendment 36 adopted
7/9/2014 House Quorum Roll Call - 147 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 420)
7/9/2014 House Passed to be engrossed - 112 YEAS to 38 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 421)
7/9/2014 House Motion to recosnider negatived
7/9/2014 House Published as amended, see H4285

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