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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3836 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act relative to the safety and well-being of children in the custody of the department of children and families

Section 63 contained in the engrossed Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2015 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects (see House, No. 3829), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see Attachment D of House, No. 3838). November 2, 2015.

Bill Information

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to forthwith require the department of children and families to report on the safety and well-being of children, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 14 actions for Bill H.3836
Date Branch Action
11/4/2015 House Enacted as section 63 of the Supplemental Appropriation Bill, see H3829
11/4/2015 Executive Governor returned to the House with recommendation of amendment
11/4/2015 House For message, see H3838, Attachment D
11/4/2015 House Referred to the committee on House Bills in the Third Reading
11/4/2015 House Bills in the Third Reading special report accepted
11/4/2015 House Amendment pending
11/4/2015 House Further amendment adopted, thus precluding vote
11/16/2015 Senate Rules suspended
11/16/2015 Senate Senate concurred in the House amendment
11/17/2015 House Emergency preamble adopted
11/18/2015 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
11/18/2015 House Re-enacted
11/18/2015 Senate Re-enacted and again laid before the Governor
11/25/2015 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 138 of the Acts of 2015

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