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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3563 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act relative to the charter of the city of Newton

By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3563) of Ruth B. Balser and others (with the approval of the mayor and board of aldermen) that the city of Newton be authorized to change the name of the legislative body from "board of alderman" to "city council". Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Bill Information

Ruth B. Balser
Newton (Local Approval Received)

Bill History

Displaying 1 to 25 of 26 actions for Bill H.3563
Date Branch Action
6/8/2015 Senate Senate concurred
6/10/2015 Joint Hearing scheduled for 06/16/2015 from 02:00 PM-04:00 PM in 222
6/22/2015 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
6/24/2015 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
6/24/2015 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
6/24/2015 House Rules suspended
7/1/2015 House Read third and passed to be engrossed
7/2/2015 Senate Read and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
7/29/2015 Senate Read second and ordered to a third reading
7/30/2015 Senate Taken out of the Orders of the Day
7/30/2015 Senate Read third
7/30/2015 Senate Amended by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of S1985
7/30/2015 Senate Passed to be engrossed
8/3/2015 House Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading
8/20/2015 House House concurred in the Senate amenedment
8/24/2015 House Enacted
8/24/2015 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
9/3/2015 Executive Governor returned to the House with recommendation of amendment
9/8/2015 House For message, see H3752
9/8/2015 House Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading
9/10/2015 House Governor's amendment adopted (in the form approved by the committee on Bills in the Third Reading)
9/14/2015 Senate Rules suspended
9/14/2015 Senate Governor's amendment adopted
9/17/2015 House Re-enacted
9/17/2015 Senate Re-enacted and again laid before the Governor

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