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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4670 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act relative to firearms

Bill Information


Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to regulate forthwith the possession of firearms 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 13 actions for Bill H.4670
Date Branch Action
6/28/2018 House Committee of conference report accepted -132 YEAS to 15 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 389)
6/28/2018 Senate Rules suspended
6/28/2018 Senate Committee of conference report accepted, in concurrence -see Roll Call #435 (Yeas 36 to Nays 1)
6/28/2018 House Rules suspended
6/28/2018 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
6/28/2018 House Emergency preamble adopted
6/28/2018 House Enacted - 133 YEAS to 15 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 390)
6/28/2018 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
6/28/2018 House Reported from the committee of conference
6/28/2018 House Reported on H4539
6/28/2018 House Referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
6/28/2018 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting, the question being on acceptance
7/3/2018 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 123 of the Acts of 2018

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