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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4677 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act to facilitate the delay of the income tax filing deadline

Bill Information

House Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purposes, which are to forthwith to make certain changes in law to protect the state’s budgetary and cash balances during 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 13 actions for Bill H.4677
Date Branch Action
5/4/2020 House Reported from the committee on House Ways and Means
5/4/2020 House New draft of H4593
5/4/2020 House Rules suspended
5/4/2020 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
5/6/2020 House Read third
5/6/2020 House Passed to be engrossed - 157 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 166)
5/7/2020 Senate Read, rules suspended, read second, ordered to a third reading, read third and passed to be engrossed
5/7/2020 House Emergency preamble adopted
5/11/2020 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
5/13/2020 House Enacted - 157 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 170)
5/14/2020 Senate Enacted - see Roll Call #187 [38 YEAS - 0 NAYS]
5/14/2020 Senate Laid before the Governor
5/15/2020 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 78 of the Acts of 2020

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