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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.718 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act relating to assault and battery on public employees

By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 718) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Rodrigues, Martin J. Walsh, Tackey Chan and other members of the General Court for legislation relating to assault and battery on public employees. The Judiciary.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Sal N. DiDomenico
Status:
Referred to House Committee on Bills in the Third Reading

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to protect public and health care workers from being inhibited in their duties due to assault and battery, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 9 actions for Bill S.718
Date Branch Action
1/22/2013 Senate Referred to the committee on the Judiciary
1/22/2013 House House concurred
7/9/2013 Joint Hearing scheduled for 07/09/2013 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in Gardner Auditorium
3/20/2014 House Reporting date extended to Monday, June 30, 2014, pending concurrence
4/3/2014 Senate Senate concurred
5/29/2014 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
6/23/2014 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading
6/25/2014 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
1/6/2015 House No further action taken

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