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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.1199 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act relative to regional 911 emergency communication districts

By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1199) of James E. Timilty, Louis L. Kafka, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Daniel B. Winslow and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional 911 emergency communication districts. Public Safety and Homeland Security.

Bill Information

Presenter:
James E. Timilty

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to maximize effective emergency and 911 dispatch services as well as regional interoperability for the citizens of the commonwealth, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.

Bill History

Displaying 17 actions for Bill S.1199
Date Branch Action
1/22/2013 Senate Referred to the committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security
1/22/2013 House House concurred
3/27/2013 Joint Hearing scheduled for 03/27/2013 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM in A-1
6/6/2013 Senate Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to committee on Senate Ways and Means
7/25/2013 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass
7/25/2013 Senate Rules suspended
7/25/2013 Senate Read second, ordered to a third reading, read third and passed to be engrossed
7/29/2013 House Referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
1/5/2015 House Committee recommended ought to pass and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
1/5/2015 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
1/5/2015 House Rules suspended
1/5/2015 House Read second, ordered to a third reading, rules suspended, read third and passed to be engrossed
1/6/2015 House Emergency preamble adopted
1/6/2015 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
1/6/2015 House Enacted
1/6/2015 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
1/8/2015 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 500 of the Acts of 2014

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