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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.1991 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act authorizing the temporary use of certain park lands in the city of Newton

By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1991) of Cynthia S. Creem and Ruth B. Balser (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the temporary use of certain park lands in the city of Newton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Bill Information

Cynthia S. Creem
Newton (Local Approval Received)

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to authorize forthwith the temporary change of use of certain park lands in the city of Newton , therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 14 actions for Bill S.1991
Date Branch Action
1/30/2014 Senate Referred to the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government
2/3/2014 House HouseĀ concurred
3/7/2014 Joint Hearing scheduled for 03/11/2014 from 01:00 PM-03:00 PM in B-2
3/17/2014 Senate Bill reported favorably by committee and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
3/27/2014 Senate Taken out of the Orders of the Day
3/27/2014 Senate Read second, ordered to a third reading, read third and passed to be engrossed
3/31/2014 House Referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
4/7/2014 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading
4/10/2014 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
5/15/2014 House Read third and passed to be engrossed
5/21/2014 House Enacted - 149 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 376)
5/22/2014 Senate Enacted - Roll Call #327 [YEAS 37 - NAYS 0]
5/22/2014 Senate Laid before the Governor
5/23/2014 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 117 of the Acts of 2014

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