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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4820 191st (2019 - 2020)

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

The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches with reference to the Senate amendment of the House Bill relative to voting options in response to COVID-19 (House, No. 4778), reports recommending passage of the accompanying bill (House, No. 4820).

Bill Information

COVID-19 Voting

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 11 actions for Bill H.4820
Date Branch Action
6/30/2020 House Reported from the committee of conference
6/30/2020 House Reported on H4778
6/30/2020 House Rules suspended
6/30/2020 House Committee of conference report accepted - 157 YEAS to 1 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 191)
7/2/2020 Senate Rules suspended
7/2/2020 Senate Conference committee report accepted, in concurrence -see Roll Call #204 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
7/2/2020 House Emergency preamble adopted
7/2/2020 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
7/2/2020 House Enacted
7/2/2020 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
7/6/2020 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 115 of the Acts of 2020

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