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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3189 190th (Current)

An Act relative to persons under the age of twenty-one possessing an ounce or less of marijuana and collection of the civil penalty related thereto

By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3189) of Steven S. Epstein and Timothy R. Whelan relative to the penalties for marijuana possession by juveniles. Marijuana Policy.

Bill Information

 Presenting Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.

Presenter:
Leonard Mirra (By Request)

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to ensure juveniles cited for marijuana possession obtain a substance abuse evaluation, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public [Emergency Preamble Context].

Bill History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill H.3189
Date Branch Action
1/23/2017 House Referred to the committee on Marijuana Policy
4/21/2017 Joint Hearing scheduled for 04/24/2017 from 11:00 AM-05:00 PM in A-1 & A-2
4/21/2017 Joint Hearing scheduled for 04/24/2017 from 11:00 AM-05:00 PM in A-1 & A-2
6/19/2017 House Accompanied a new draft, see H3768

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