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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3793 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving

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 reduce distracted driving, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.

Bill History

Displaying 22 actions for Bill H.3793
Date Branch Action
5/15/2019 House Reported from the committee on House Ways and Means
5/15/2019 House Pending new draft of H3149
5/15/2019 House New draft of H3149
5/15/2019 House Order adopted, see H3794
5/15/2019 House Ordered to a third reading
5/15/2019 House Amendment 2 rejected
5/15/2019 House Amendment 3 rejected
5/15/2019 House Quorum Roll Call - 155 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 58)
5/15/2019 House Amendment 6 adopted, as changed
5/15/2019 House Amendment 7 adopted
5/15/2019 House Passed to be engrossed - 155 YEAS to 2 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 59)
6/10/2019 Senate Read, rules suspended, read second
6/10/2019 House Rules suspended
6/10/2019 House House NON-concurred in the Senate amendment
6/10/2019 House Committee of conference appointed - (Straus-Wagner-Whelan)
6/10/2019 Senate Amended (Boncore) by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of S2250
6/10/2019 Senate Ordered to a third reading
6/10/2019 Senate Read third and passed to be engrossed
6/10/2019 Senate Rules suspended
6/10/2019 Senate Senate insisted on its amendments
6/10/2019 Senate Committee of conference appointed (Boncore-Brownsberger-Tran), in concurrence
11/18/2019 House Reported by H4203

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