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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2334 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act relative to domestic violence

Report of the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches, with reference to the House amendments to the Senate Bill enhancing protection for victims of domestic violence (Senate, No. 1897) (amended by the House by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of House document numbered 4038; by inserting before the enacting clause the following emergency preamble: “Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith certain provisions against domestic violence, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.”; and by striking out the title and inserting in place thereof the following title: “An Act relative to domestic violence),-- reports, a “Bill relative to domestic violence.” (Senate, No. 2334).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Domestic Violence Conference Committee
Special Attachments:
JR11A Report -- Domestic violence
S2334 -- Conference Report as corrected by the committees on Bills in the Third Reading, acting jointly and including changes from addendum
S2334 -- Conference Report Addendum

Emergency Preamble

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

Bill History

Displaying 12 actions for Bill S.2334
Date Branch Action
7/31/2014 Senate Reported by committee of conference, see S1897
7/31/2014 Senate Addendum letter read
7/31/2014 Senate Committee of conference report accepted
7/31/2014 House Read; and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
7/31/2014 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting, the question being on acceptance
7/31/2014 House Rules suspended
7/31/2014 House Committee of conference report accepted - 152 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 482)
8/1/2014 House Emergency preamble adopted
8/1/2014 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
8/1/2014 House Enacted
8/1/2014 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
8/8/2014 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 260 of the Acts of 2014

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