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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4818 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act to reduce racial inequities in maternal health

Bill Information

House Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith a special commission to examine and make recommendations to reduce racial inequities in maternal health in the commonwealth, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 25 actions for Bill H.4818
Date Branch Action
6/29/2020 House Reported from the committee on House Ways and Means
6/29/2020 House Pending new draft of H4448
6/29/2020 House New draft of H4448
6/29/2020 House Ordered to a third reading
6/30/2020 House Passed to be engrossed - 159 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 190)
6/30/2020 House Read third, amended
7/27/2020 Senate Read; and referred to the committee on Senate Rules
7/30/2020 Senate Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session with an amendment, inserting in place thereof the text of S2865
7/30/2020 Senate Rules suspended
7/30/2020 Senate Read second
7/30/2020 Senate Amended by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of S2865
7/30/2020 Senate Ordered to a third reading
7/30/2020 Senate Read third
7/30/2020 Senate Passed to be engrossed -see Roll Call #265 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
7/30/2020 House Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading
1/5/2021 House Rules suspended
1/5/2021 House House concurred in the Senate amendment with a further amendment
1/6/2021 Senate Rules suspended
1/6/2021 Senate Senate concurred in the House further amendment
1/6/2021 House Emergency preamble adopted
1/6/2021 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
1/6/2021 House Enacted
1/6/2021 Senate Enacted
1/7/2021 Senate Laid before the Governor
1/13/2021 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 348 of the Acts of 2020

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