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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4376 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act relative to the reduction of gun violence

By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4376) of [PETITIONERS LIST] **Republished** 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 2284) of the House Bill relative to the reduction of gun violence (House, No. 4285), reported recommending passage of the accompanying bill (House, No. 4376). July 30, 2014. [COMMITTEE].

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Gun Safety
Special Attachments:
Joint Rule 11E Addendum

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to regulate forthwith 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 13 actions for Bill H.4376
Date Branch Action
7/30/2014 House Reported by committee of conference, see H4285
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 - 122 YEAS to 30 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 483)
7/31/2014 Senate Rules suspended
7/31/2014 Senate Committee of conference report accepted, in concurrence -see Roll Call #473 [Yeas 37 - Nays 3]
8/1/2014 House Emergency preamble adopted
8/1/2014 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
8/1/2014 House Enacted
8/1/2014 Senate Enacted
8/4/2014 Senate Laid before the Governor
8/13/2014 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 284 of the Acts of 2014

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