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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.2782 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act establishing Massachusetts Farm-to-School Month and commending farm-to-school programs

By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2782) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to designate the month of October as Farm to School Month in the Commonwealth and to strategize opportunities to spread farm-to-school programs statewide. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.

Bill Information

Timothy R. Madden

Bill History

Displaying 19 actions for Bill H.2782
Date Branch Action
1/20/2015 House Referred to the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight
1/20/2015 Senate Senate concurred
10/15/2015 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/20/2015 from 01:00 PM-03:00 PM in 222
11/16/2015 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
1/25/2016 House Committee recommended ought to pass and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
1/25/2016 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading
1/27/2016 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
5/12/2016 House Read third (title changed) and passed to be engrossed
5/16/2016 Senate Read; and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
9/1/2016 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment
9/1/2016 Senate Rules suspended
9/1/2016 Senate Read second, amended (as recommended by the committee on Senate Ways and Means), ordered to a third reading, read third and passed to be engrossed
9/6/2016 House Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading
9/6/2016 House House concurred in the Senate amendment
9/12/2016 House Emergency preamble adopted
9/12/2016 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
9/12/2016 House Enacted
9/12/2016 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
9/21/2016 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 267 of the Acts of 2016

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