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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3818 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act to ensure safe access to marijuana

The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches with reference to the Senate amendment of the House Bill to ensure the public health and safety of patient and consumer access to medical and adult use of marijuana in the Commonwealth (House, No. 3776), reports recommending passage of the accompanying bill (House, No. 3818).

Bill Information

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to regulate forthwith marijuana in the commonwealth, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 15 actions for Bill H.3818
Date Branch Action
7/17/2017 House Reported from the committee of conference
7/17/2017 House Reported on H3776
7/17/2017 House Referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
7/17/2017 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting, the question being on acceptance
7/19/2017 House Rules suspended
7/19/2017 House Quorum Roll Call - 142 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 76)
7/19/2017 House Committee of conference report accepted - 136 YEAS to 11 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 77)
7/19/2017 Senate Rules suspended
7/19/2017 Senate Committee of conference report accepted, in concurrence
7/20/2017 House Emergency preamble adopted
7/20/2017 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
7/20/2017 House Enacted
7/20/2017 Senate Enacted -see Roll Call #60 [YEAS 32 to NAYS 6]
7/20/2017 Senate Laid before the Governor
7/28/2017 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 55 of the Acts of 2017

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