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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4017 191st (Current)

An Act relative to hospital access to discounted prescription drug prices

Section 47 contained in the engrossed Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2020 (see House, No. 4000), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see Attachment C of House, No. 4014). July 31, 2019.

Bill Information

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to forthwith provide hospitals with better access to discounted prescription drug prices, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 14 actions for Bill H.4017
Date Branch Action
7/31/2019 House Enacted as section 47 of the General Appropriation Bill, see H4000
7/31/2019 Executive Governor returned to the House with recommendation of amendment
7/31/2019 House For message, see H4014, Attachment C
7/31/2019 House Referred to the committee on House Bills in the Third Reading
9/18/2019 House Rules suspended
9/18/2019 House Bills in the Third Reading special report accepted
9/18/2019 House Governors amendment adopted
9/26/2019 Senate Rules suspended
9/26/2019 Senate Governors amendment adopted
9/30/2019 House Emergency preamble adopted
9/30/2019 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
9/30/2019 House Re-enacted
9/30/2019 Senate Re-enacted and again laid before the Governor
10/7/2019 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 82 of the Acts of 2019

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