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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4486 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act relative to the office of the child advocate

Section 24 contained in the engrossed Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2017 (see House, No. 4450), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see Attachment E of House, No. 4505). July 11, 2016.

Bill Information

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide for the office of the child advocate, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 13 actions for Bill H.4486
Date Branch Action
7/11/2016 House Enacted as section 24 of the General Appropriation Bill, see H4450
7/11/2016 Executive Governor returned to the House with recommendation of amendment
7/11/2016 House For message, see H4505, attachment E
7/11/2016 House Referred to the committee on House Bills in the Third Reading
7/14/2016 House Rules suspended
7/14/2016 House Bills in the Third Reading special report accepted
7/14/2016 House Governor's amendment rejected - 35 YEAS to 124 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 301)
7/14/2016 Senate Rules suspended
7/14/2016 Senate Governor's amendment rejected
7/18/2016 House Emergency preamble adopted
7/18/2016 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
7/18/2016 House Re-enacted
7/18/2016 Senate Re-enacted and again laid before the Governor

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