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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4375 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act providing for the preservation and improvement of land, parks and clean energy in the Commonwealth

By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4375) of [PETITIONERS LIST] The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches, with reference to the Senate amendment (striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text contained in Senate document numbered 2263) of the House Bill providing for the preservation and improvement of land, parks and clean energy in the Commonwealth (House, No. 4150), reported recommending passage of the accompanying bill (House, No. 4375). July 30, 2014. . House Steering, Policy and Scheduling.

Bill Information

Environmental Bond Bill

Emergency Preamble

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

Bill History

Displaying 13 actions for Bill H.4375
Date Branch Action
7/30/2014 House Reported by committee of conference, see H4150
7/30/2014 House Referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
7/31/2014 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting, the question being on acceptance
7/31/2014 House Rules suspended
7/31/2014 House Committee of conference report accepted - 151 YEAS to 2 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 490)
7/31/2014 Senate Rules suspended
7/31/2014 Senate Committee of conference report accepted, in concurrence
8/1/2014 House Emergency preamble adopted
8/1/2014 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
8/1/2014 House Enacted - 153 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 502)
8/1/2014 Senate Enacted - Roll Call #490 [YEAS 39 - NAYS 0]
8/4/2014 Senate Laid before the Governor
8/13/2014 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 286 of the Acts of 2014

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