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Bill H.4742 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act for prevention and access to appropriate care and treatment of addiction

House bill No. 4725, as changed by the committee on Bills in the Third Reading, and as amended and passed to be engrossed by the House. July 11, 2018.

Bill Information

Jeffrey Sánchez

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to bolster forthwith the commonwealth’s efforts to mitigate the effects of the ongoing opioid crisis in Massachusetts, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 20 actions for Bill H.4742
Date Branch Action
7/11/2018 House H4725, published as amended
7/16/2018 Senate Read; and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
7/17/2018 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, inserting in place thereof the text of S2609
7/17/2018 Senate Order relative to subject matter adopted
7/17/2018 Senate Placed in the Orders of the Day for Thursday, July 19, 2018
7/19/2018 Senate Read second
7/19/2018 Senate Amended by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of S2609, amended
7/19/2018 Senate Ordered to a third reading
7/19/2018 Senate Read third
7/19/2018 Senate Passed to be engrossed -see Roll Call #461 (Yeas 37 to Nays 0)
7/19/2018 Senate Reprinted as amended, see S2623
7/31/2018 House Rules suspended
7/31/2018 House House concurred in the Senate amendment with a further amendment, striking all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of House document numbered 4866
7/31/2018 Senate Rules suspended
7/31/2018 House Emergency preamble adopted
7/31/2018 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
7/31/2018 House Enacted - 151 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 514)
7/31/2018 Senate Enacted
8/1/2018 Senate Laid before the Governor
8/9/2018 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 208 of the Acts of 2018

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