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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.5008 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act relative to background checks by the Department of Youth Services

Bill Information

House Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to require forthwith background checks for certain persons who have contact with children in the custody of the department of youth services, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.

Bill History

Displaying 15 actions for Bill H.5008
Date Branch Action
12/20/2018 House Reported from the committee on House Ways and Means
12/20/2018 House Pending new draft of H4104
12/20/2018 House New draft of H4104
12/20/2018 House Ordered to a third reading
12/20/2018 House Rules suspended
12/20/2018 House Read third and passed to be engrossed
12/24/2018 Senate Read; and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
12/31/2018 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass
12/31/2018 Senate Rules suspended
12/31/2018 Senate Read second, ordered to a third reading, read third and passed to be engrossed
12/31/2018 House Emergency preamble adopted
12/31/2018 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
12/31/2018 House Enacted
12/31/2018 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
1/10/2019 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 424 of the Acts of 2018

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