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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.1778 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act delaying the implementation of a certain law relative to prescription drug distribution

Senate, April 29, 2013 - New draft (Senator Finegold) to Senate bill delaying the implementation of a certain law relative to prescription drug distribution, (Senate, No. 1776).

Bill Information

Barry R. Finegold

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to further regulate forthwith prescription drug diversion, abuse and addiction, 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 S.1778
Date Branch Action
4/29/2013 Senate Recommended new draft (Finegold) of S1776
4/29/2013 Senate Substituted for S1776
4/29/2013 Senate Ordered to a third reading
4/29/2013 Senate Read third and passed to be engrossed
4/29/2013 House Referred to the House committee on Steering, Policy and Scheduling
4/29/2013 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
4/29/2013 House Rules suspended
4/29/2013 House Read second, ordered to a third reading, rules suspended, read third and passed to be engrossed
4/29/2013 House Emergency preamble adopted
4/29/2013 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
4/29/2013 House Enacted
4/29/2013 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
4/30/2013 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 8 of the Acts of 2013

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