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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4249 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act Authorizing the City of Newburyport to hold a special election for the purpose of accepting the terms of Clause 41C½ of Section 5 Chapter 59 of the Massachusetts General Laws

By Mr. Kelcourse of Amesbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4249) of James M. Kelcourse and Kathleen O'Connor Ives (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Newburyport be authorized to hold a special election in said city. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]

Bill Information

James M. Kelcourse
Newburyport (Local Approval Required)

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to to authorize the City of Newburyport to hold a special election, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 14 actions for Bill H.4249
Date Branch Action
2/22/2018 House Referred to the committee on Election Laws
2/26/2018 Senate Senate concurred
4/19/2018 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
4/30/2018 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
4/30/2018 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
4/30/2018 House Rules suspended
5/21/2018 House Read third (title changed) and passed to be engrossed
5/29/2018 Senate Read; and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
6/7/2018 Senate Read second and ordered to a third reading
7/12/2018 Senate Taken out of the Orders of the Day
7/12/2018 Senate Read third and passed to be engrossed
7/12/2018 House Enacted
7/12/2018 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
7/20/2018 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 146 of the Acts of 2018

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