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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3748 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act authorizing the Department of Fish and Game to acquire land of the town of Townsend

By Mrs. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3748) of Sheila C. Harrington (by vote of the town) that the town of Townsend be authorized to convey two parcels of land to the Department of Fish and Game. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. [Local Approval Received.]

Bill Information

Presenter:
Sheila C. Harrington
City/Town:
Townsend (Local Approved)

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to authorize forthwith the department of fish and game to acquire land of the town of Townsend, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 19 actions for Bill H.3748
Date Branch Action
9/3/2015 House Referred to the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture
9/8/2015 Senate Senate concurred
10/14/2015 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/20/2015 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in A-2
11/19/2015 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
6/13/2016 House Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling with the amendment pending
6/20/2016 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting with the amendment pending
6/20/2016 House Rules suspended
6/20/2016 House Read second, amended (as recommended by the committee on House Ways and Means) and ordered to a third reading
7/7/2016 House Read third and passed to be engrossed
7/11/2016 Senate Read and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
7/28/2016 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass
7/28/2016 Senate Rules suspended
7/28/2016 Senate Read second, ordered to a third reading, read third and passed to be engrossed
7/28/2016 House Emergency preamble adopted
7/28/2016 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
7/30/2016 House Enacted - 158 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 415)
7/30/2016 Senate Enacted - Roll Call #526 [YEAS 39 - NAYS 0]
7/30/2016 Senate Laid before the Governor
8/9/2016 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 190 of the Acts of 2016

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