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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4720 191st (Current)

An Act relative to emergency action on FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps

By Representatives Cutler of Pembroke and LaNatra of Kingston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to zoning for flood insurance rate maps by cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.

Bill Information

Josh S. Cutler , Kathleen R. LaNatra
Referred to Senate Committee on Rules

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide for any community to maintain compliance with the National Flood Insurance, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety and health.

Bill History

Displaying 11 actions for Bill H.4720
Date Branch Action
5/7/2020 House Referred to the committee on House Rules
5/11/2020 House Reported, referred to the committee on Joint Rules, reported, rules suspended and referred to the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government
5/14/2020 Senate Senate concurred
5/19/2020 Joint Hearing scheduled for 05/21/2020 from 01:59 PM-02:00 PM in Written Testimony Only
5/19/2020 Joint Hearing scheduled for 05/21/2020 from 12:00 PM-12:01 PM in Written Testimony Only
5/19/2020 Joint Hearing canceled – new hearing TBD
5/26/2020 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
5/28/2020 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
5/28/2020 House Rules suspended
5/28/2020 House Read second, ordered to a third reading, rules suspended, read third and passed to be engrossed
6/1/2020 Senate Read; and referred to the committee on Senate Rules

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