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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4598 191st (Current)

An Act to address challenges faced by municipalities and state authorities resulting from COVID-19

Bill Information

Sponsor:
House Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purposes, which are to make certain changes in law in response to a public health emergency, each of which is immediately necessary to carry out to accomplish important public purposes, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health and convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 19 actions for Bill H.4598
Date Branch Action
3/27/2020 House Reported from the committee on House Ways and Means
3/27/2020 House Reported on a part of H4586
3/27/2020 House Read, rules suspended, read second, ordered to a third reading, rules suspended, read third and passed to be engrossed
3/30/2020 Senate Read, rules suspended, read second
3/30/2020 Senate Amended (Rodrigues) by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of S2619
3/30/2020 Senate Ordered to a third reading
3/30/2020 Senate Read third and passed to be engrossed
3/30/2020 House Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading
3/30/2020 House House concurred in the Senate amendment with a further amendment, striking all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of House document numbered 4612
4/1/2020 Senate Senate concurred in the further House amendment with a still further amendment, see S2622
4/2/2020 House Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading
4/2/2020 House House concurred in the Senate amendment with a still, still further amendment, striking all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of House document numbered 4617
4/2/2020 Senate Rules suspended
4/2/2020 Senate Senate concurred in the still still further House amendment
4/2/2020 House Emergency preamble adopted
4/2/2020 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
4/2/2020 House Enacted
4/2/2020 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
4/3/2020 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020

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