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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4938 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act relative to the prescription monitoring program

Section 20 contained in the engrossed Bill making appropriations for fiscal year 2018 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects (see House, No. 4930, amended), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see Attachment A of House, No. 4941). October 25, 2018.

Bill Information

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purposes, which are to provide for the prescription monitoring program, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 18 actions for Bill H.4938
Date Branch Action
10/29/2018 House Enacted as section 20 of H4930
10/29/2018 House Governor returned to the House with recommendation of amendment
10/29/2018 House For message, see H4941, Attachment A
10/29/2018 House Referred to the committee on House Bills in the Third Reading
10/29/2018 House Bills in the Third Reading special report accepted
10/29/2018 House Governors amendment rejected
10/29/2018 House Amendment adopted
12/20/2018 Senate Amendment #1 (Lovely) adopted S2691
12/20/2018 Senate Rules suspended
12/20/2018 Senate Governor's amendment rejected
12/20/2018 Senate House amendment adopted, as amended (Lovely) S2691
12/20/2018 House Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading
12/31/2018 House House concurred in the Senate amendment
12/31/2018 House Emergency preamble adopted
12/31/2018 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
12/31/2018 House Re-enacted
12/31/2018 Senate Re-enacted and again laid before the Governor
1/10/2019 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 425 of the Acts of 2018

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