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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3672 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act relative to commitments of persons found incompetent to stand trial or not guilty by reason of mental illness

Section 108 contained in the engrossed Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2016 (see House, No. 3650), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see Attachment I of House, No. 3675). July 17, 2015.

Bill Information

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to further regulate forthwith commitments of persons found incompetent to stand trial or not guilty by reason of mental illness, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 17 actions for Bill H.3672
Date Branch Action
7/20/2015 House Enacted as section 108 of the General Appropriation Bill, see H3650
7/20/2015 Executive Governor returned to the House with recommendation of amendment
7/20/2015 House For message, see H3675, attachment I
7/20/2015 House Referred to the committee on House Bills in the Third Reading
7/30/2015 House Rules suspended
7/30/2015 House Bills in the Third Reading special report accepted
7/30/2015 House Amendment recommended by the Governor adopted (in the form approved by the committee)
10/8/2015 Senate Rules suspended
10/8/2015 Senate Governor's amendment rejected
10/8/2015 Senate Amendment #1 (Spilka) adopted
10/14/2015 House Referred to the committee on House Bills in the Third Reading
10/21/2015 House House concurred in the Senate amendment
10/22/2015 House Emergency preamble adopted
10/22/2015 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
10/22/2015 House Re-enacted
10/26/2015 Senate Re-enacted and again laid before the Governor
10/30/2015 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 112 of the Acts of 2015

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