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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3650 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2016 for the maintenance of the departments, boards commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements

The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches with reference to the Senate amendment of the House Bill making appropriations for fiscal year 2016 (House, No. 3401), reports, in part, recommending passage of the accompanying bill (House, No. 3650). July 7, 2015.

Bill Information

Special Attachments:
11A Report

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to immediately make appropriations for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015, and to make certain changes in law, each of which is immediately necessary or appropriate to effectuate said appropriations or for other important public purposes, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Date Branch Action
7/7/2015 House Reported from the committee of conference
7/7/2015 House Reported on a part of H3401
7/7/2015 House Referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
7/7/2015 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting, the question being on acceptance
7/8/2015 House Committee of conference report accepted - 153 YEAS to 1 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 56)
7/8/2015 Senate Rules suspended
7/8/2015 Senate Committee of conference report accepted, in concurrence -see Roll Call # 49 [31 Yeas to 5 Nays]
7/8/2015 House Emergency preamble adopted
7/8/2015 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
7/8/2015 House Enacted
7/8/2015 Senate Enacted - see Roll Call #50 [YEAS 36 - NAYS 0]
7/8/2015 Senate Laid before the Governor
7/17/2015 Executive Signed (in part) by the Governor, Chapter 46 of the Acts of 2015
7/17/2015 Executive Governor returned to the House with vetoes and amendments to certain sections
7/20/2015 House For message, see H3675
7/20/2015 House For actions on the sections returned with recommendations of amendments, see H3666 for section 13
7/20/2015 House For actions on the sections returned with recommendations of amendments, see H3667 for section 28
7/20/2015 House For actions on the sections returned with recommendations of amendments, see H3668 for section 39
7/20/2015 House For actions on the sections returned with recommendations of amendments, see H3669 for section 51
7/20/2015 House For actions on the sections returned with recommendations of amendments, see H3670 for section 53
7/20/2015 House For actions on the sections returned with recommendations of amendments, see H3671 for section 67
7/20/2015 House For actions on the sections returned with recommendations of amendments, see H3672 for section 108
7/20/2015 House For actions on the sections returned with recommendations of amendments, see H3673 for section 144
7/20/2015 House For actions on the sections returned with recommendations of amendments, see H3674 for section 191
7/20/2015 House Sections returned with veto (see sections 2, 38, 44, 50, 55, 70, 119, 123, 134, 139, 140, 155, 159, 163, 176, 180, 181, 182, 183 and 186) referred to the committee on House Ways and Means

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