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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.1878 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act relative to veterans’ allowances, labor, outreach, and recognition

The committee on Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill relative to veterans’ allowances, labor, outreach, and recognition (Senate, No. 1876),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft of the same title (Senate, No. 1878).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith benefits to certain veterans and servicemembers, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 1 to 25 of 27 actions for Bill S.1878
Date Branch Action
10/9/2013 Senate Reported from the committee on Senate Ways and Means
10/9/2013 Senate Recommended new draft of S1876
10/9/2013 Senate Referred to the committee on Senate Ethics and Rules
10/9/2013 Senate Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for Thursday, October 10, 2013
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #1 (McGee) rejected
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #2 (Downing) rejected
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #3 (Richard Moore) adopted
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #4 (Keenan) rejected
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #5 (Keenan) rejected
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #6 (Keenan) adopted - Roll Call #192 [YEAS 37 - NAYS 0]
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #11 (Tarr) adopted
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #12 (Tarr) adopted
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #13 (Tarr) adopted
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #15 (Tarr) adopted - Roll Call #193 [YEA 37 - NAYS 0]
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #16 (Ross) adopted
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #17 (Ross) adopted
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #20 (Tarr) adopted
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #8 (Ross) adopted
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #18 (Richard Moore) adopted
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #19 (Tarr) adopted
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #7 (Richard Moore) adopted
10/10/2013 Senate Amendment #21 (Brewer) adopted
10/10/2013 Senate Ways and Means new draft adopted, as amended
10/10/2013 Senate Ordered to a third reading
10/10/2013 Senate Read third

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