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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2407 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act relative to transgender anti-discrimination

Senate, July 7, 2016 -- Report of the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches, with reference to the House amendments to the Senate Bill relative to transgender anti-discrimination (Senate, No. 735, amended) (amended by the House by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of House document numbered 4343, amended and by striking out the emergency preamble),-- reports, a “Bill relative to transgender anti-discrimination.” (Senate, No. 2407).

Bill Information

Transgender Conference Committee

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith for protection from discrimination on the basis of gender identity, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public [Emergency Preamble Context].

Bill History

Displaying 10 actions for Bill S.2407
Date Branch Action
7/7/2016 Senate Reported from the committee on conference
7/7/2016 Senate Reported on S735
7/7/2016 Senate Rules suspended
7/7/2016 Senate Committee of conference report accepted
7/7/2016 House Committee of conference report accepted - 118 YEAS to 36 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 293)
7/7/2016 House Emergency preamble adopted
7/7/2016 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
7/7/2016 House Enacted
7/7/2016 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
7/8/2016 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 134 of the Acts of 2016

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