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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.1977 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act to Create a Massachusetts Rare Disease Advisory Council

By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1977) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to establish a rare disease advisory council. Public Health.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Paul R. Heroux

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith a rare disease advisory council, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 7 actions for Bill H.1977
Date Branch Action
1/20/2015 House Referred to the committee on Public Health
1/20/2015 Senate Senate concurred
4/30/2015 Joint Hearing scheduled for 05/05/2015 from 02:30 PM-05:00 PM in B-2
3/14/2016 House Reporting date extended to Thursday June 30, 2016, pending concurrence
3/16/2016 Senate Senate concurred
7/7/2016 House Reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Health Care Financing
10/6/2016 House Accompanied a study order, see H4686

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