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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4947 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act concerning a moratorium on the MCAS in response to the Covid-19 Emergency

By Mr. Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James K. Hawkins and others relative to a moratorium on the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) in response to the COVID-19 emergency. Education.

Bill Information

James K. Hawkins

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purposes, which are to establish forthwith a moratorium on the administration of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System and for associated graduation requirements and accountability measures, in response to the COVID-19 emergency, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 5 actions for Bill H.4947
Date Branch Action
6/30/2020 House Referred to the committee on House Rules
8/10/2020 House Reported, referred to the committee on Joint Rules, reported, rules suspended and referred to the committee on Education
8/13/2020 Senate Senate concurred
8/14/2020 Joint Hearing scheduled for 08/19/2020 from 09:00 AM-05:00 PM in Written Testimony Only
12/7/2020 House Accompanied a study order, see H5137

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