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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4491 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act relative to long-term antibiotic therapy for the treatment of Lyme disease

Sections 108, 111, 113 and 115 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 amendments (for message, see Attachment J 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 long-term antibiotic therapy for the treatment of Lyme disease, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Senate Roll Call #676July 31, 2016
Motion/Question Status Download
Question on passing , notwithstanding the objections of the Governor Prevailed
Yea - 37 Nay - 1
Absent/Not Voting - 1

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