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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.1979 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act providing for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change

Senate, July 23, 2015 – Text of the Senate Bill providing for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change (Senate, No. 1979) (being the text of Senate, No. 1973, printed as amended)

Bill Information

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith for the continued support of solar power generation and a transition to a stable and equitable solar market at a reasonable cost to ratepayers, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 1 to 25 of 40 actions for Bill S.1979
Date Branch Action
7/23/2015 Senate Text of S1973, printed as amended
7/23/2015 Senate Passed to be engrossed - Roll Call #54 [YEAS 37 to NAYS 0]
7/27/2015 House Read; and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
11/17/2015 House Committee recommended ought to pass, striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of an amendment, see H3854
11/17/2015 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading with the amendments pending
11/17/2015 House Read second
11/17/2015 House Amendment adopted (as recommended by the committee on House Ways and Means), see H3854
11/17/2015 House Rules suspended
11/17/2015 House Ordered to a third reading
11/17/2015 House Order adopted, see H3857
11/17/2015 House Rules suspended
11/17/2015 House Read third
11/17/2015 House Amendment 23 adopted
11/17/2015 House Amendment 13 rejected
11/17/2015 House Motion to reconsider prevailed
11/17/2015 House Amendment 13 withdrawn
11/17/2015 House Amendment 22 pending
11/17/2015 House Laid aside on a point of order
11/17/2015 House Amendment 6 adopted, as changed
11/17/2015 House Passed to be engrossed - 151 YEAS to 2 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 175)
11/18/2015 Senate Rules suspended
11/18/2015 Senate Senate concurred in the House amendment with a further amendment, see S2058
11/18/2015 House Rules suspended
11/18/2015 House House NON-concurred in the Senate further amendment
11/18/2015 House Committee of conference appointed (Dempsey-Golden-Jones)

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