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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2234 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction

The committee on Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction (Senate, No. 2152),-- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2234) (also accompanied by Senate, No. 747 and House, No. 2434).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purposes, which are to immediately protect children and others from addiction to, and the harmful health effects of, tobacco and nicotine, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety and health.

Bill History

Displaying 21 actions for Bill S.2234
Date Branch Action
4/21/2016 Senate Reported from the committee on Senate Ways and Means
4/21/2016 Senate Recommended new draft for S2152
4/21/2016 Senate Placed in the Orders of the Day for Thursday, April 28, 2016
4/28/2016 Senate Amendment #1 (Tarr) adopted
4/28/2016 Senate Amendment #2 (Tarr) rejected -see Roll Call #286 [YEAS 9 - NAYS 25]
4/28/2016 Senate Amendment #3 (Flanagan) rejected
4/28/2016 Senate Amendment #4 (Flanagan) adopted
4/28/2016 Senate Amendment #5 (Moore) rejected
4/28/2016 Senate Amendment #6 (O'Connor Ives) adopted
4/28/2016 Senate Amendment #7 (Rush) adopted
4/28/2016 Senate Amendment #10 (Timilty) rejected
4/28/2016 Senate Amendment #12 (Keenan) adopted
4/28/2016 Senate Amendment #13 (Keenan) adopted
4/28/2016 Senate Amendment #14 (Downing) adopted
4/28/2016 Senate Amendment #15 (Forry) adopted
4/28/2016 Senate Amendment #8 (Tarr) rejected
4/28/2016 Senate Amendment #11 (Timilty) rejected -see Roll Call #287 [YEAS 14 - NAYS 19]
4/28/2016 Senate Substituted as amended for S2152
4/28/2016 Senate Ordered to a third reading
4/28/2016 Senate Read third
4/28/2016 Senate Reprinted as amended, see S2269

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