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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Proposal for Constitutional Amendment S.61 189th (2015 - 2016)

Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution requiring a supermajority vote for the utilization of rainy day funds

By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 61) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to require a supermajority vote for the utilization of rainy day funds. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Bruce E. Tarr

Proposal for Constitutional Amendment History

Displaying 10 actions for Proposal for Constitutional Amendment S.61
Date Branch Action
4/15/2015 Senate Referred to the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight
4/15/2015 House House concurred
4/24/2015 Joint Hearing scheduled for 04/27/2015 from 03:00 PM-05:00 PM in A-2
4/30/2015 Senate Committee recommended ought NOT to pass
4/30/2015 Senate Placed on file
5/11/2015 House Placed on file
5/12/2015 Senate Called for consideration in the joint session
5/13/2015 Joint Joint session held and recessed to Wednesday, October 21, 2015
2/3/2016 Joint Read twice
2/3/2016 Joint Proposal rejected -see Senate Roll Call #235 (6 YEAS to 31 NAYS) and -see House Roll Call #196 (43 YEAS to 109 NAYS)

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