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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.1905 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act relative to simulcasting horse races in the Commonwealth

The committee on Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill (in part) relative to simulcasting horse races in the Commonwealth (Senate, No. 1895),-- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment of the same title (Senate, No. 1905)

Bill Information

Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to forthwith further regulate simulcasting, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public [Emergency Preamble Context].

Bill History

Displaying 14 actions for Bill S.1905
Date Branch Action
10/31/2013 Senate Reported from the committee on Senate Ways and Means
10/31/2013 Senate Reported on a part of S1895
10/31/2013 Senate Rules suspended
10/31/2013 Senate Read second, ordered to a third reading, read third and passed to be engrossed
10/31/2013 House Referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
10/31/2013 House Committee recommended ought to pass and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
10/31/2013 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
10/31/2013 House Rules suspended
10/31/2013 House Read second, ordered to a third reading, rules suspended and passed to be engrossed
10/31/2013 House Emergency preamble adopted
10/31/2013 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
10/31/2013 House Enacted
10/31/2013 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
11/1/2013 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 123 of the Acts of 2013

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