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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.327 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act to further narrow the achievement gap

By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 327) of Anthony W. Petruccelli and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to further narrow the achievement gap. Education.

Bill Information

Anthony W. Petruccelli

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide for innovation into school districts and prioritize improvement in underperforming schools, and increased expanded public school choice by increasing the number of charter schools and by improving access and affordability of appropriate facilities for charter schools and their students , therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public [Emergency Preamble Context].

Bill History

Displaying 12 actions for Bill S.327
Date Branch Action
4/15/2015 Senate Referred to the committee on Education
4/15/2015 House House concurred
10/7/2015 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/13/2015 from 10:00 AM-05:00 PM in Gardner Auditorium
3/24/2016 Senate Ought NOT to pass (under JR 10)
3/24/2016 Senate Rules suspended
3/24/2016 Senate Report amended by substitution of bill
3/24/2016 Senate Read and referred to the committee on Ways and Means
3/31/2016 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, substituting therefore a new draft, see S2203
3/31/2016 Senate Order relative to subject matter adopted
3/31/2016 Senate Placed in the Orders of the Day for Thursday, April 7, 2016
4/7/2016 Senate Read second
4/7/2016 Senate New draft substituted, see S2203

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