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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4778 191st (Current)

An Act relative to voting options in response to COVID-19

House bill No. 4768, as changed by the House committee on Bills in the Third Reading and as amended (on June 3 and 4) and passed to be engrossed by the House. June 4, 2020.

Bill Information

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to forthwith provide for increased voting options in response to COVID-19, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health and convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 18 actions for Bill H.4778
Date Branch Action
6/4/2020 House H4768, published as amended
6/4/2020 House Passed to be engrossed - 155 YEAS to 1 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 184)
6/8/2020 Senate Read; and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
6/9/2020 Senate Order relative to subject matter adopted
6/16/2020 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of S2755
6/16/2020 Senate Read second
6/16/2020 Senate Amendment (as recommended by the committee on Senate Ways and Means) adopted, as amended
6/16/2020 Senate Ordered to a third reading
6/16/2020 Senate Read third
6/16/2020 Senate Reprinted as amended, see S2764
6/16/2020 Senate Passed to be engrossed -see Roll Call #199 (Yeas 40 - Nays 0)
6/18/2020 House Rules suspended
6/18/2020 House House NON-concurred in the Senate amendment
6/18/2020 House Committee of conference appointed - (Lawn-M. Moran-Hill)
6/18/2020 Senate Rules suspended
6/18/2020 Senate Senate insisted on its amendment
6/18/2020 Senate Committee of conference appointed (Finegold-Creem-Fattman), in concurrence
6/30/2020 House Reported by H4820

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