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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2371 190th (Current)

An Act relative to criminal justice reform

SENATE, Wednesday, April 4, 2018 -- Report of the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches, with reference to the House amendments to the Senate Bill relative to criminal justice reform (Senate, No. 2200) (amended by the House by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of House document numbered 4043),-- reports, in part, a “Bill relative to criminal justice reform.” (Senate, No. 2371).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Criminal Justice Reform

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to forthwith make certain changes in laws relative to the administration of justice 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 12 actions for Bill S.2371
Date Branch Action
4/4/2018 Senate Reported from the committee of conference
4/4/2018 Senate Reported on part of S2200
4/4/2018 Senate Rules suspended
4/4/2018 Senate Committee of Conference report accepted -see Roll Call #346 (Yeas 37 to Nays 0)
4/4/2018 House Rules suspended
4/4/2018 House Committee of conference report accepted, in concurrence - 148 YEAS to 5 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 320)
4/4/2018 House Emergency preamble adopted
4/4/2018 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
4/4/2018 House Enacted
4/4/2018 Senate Enacted
4/5/2018 Senate Laid before the Governor
4/13/2018 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 69 of the Acts of 2018

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