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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.5248 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act authorizing and accelerating transportation investment

Bill Information

Transportation Bond

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to finance forthwith improvements to the commonwealth’s transportation system, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 15 actions for Bill H.5248
Date Branch Action
1/6/2021 House Reported from the committee of conference
1/6/2021 House Reported on H4547
1/6/2021 House Referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
1/6/2021 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting, the question being on acceptance
1/6/2021 House Rules suspended
1/6/2021 House Committee of conference report accepted
1/6/2021 Senate Rules suspended
1/6/2021 Senate Committee of conference report accepted, in concurrence
1/6/2021 House Emergency preamble adopted
1/6/2021 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
1/6/2021 House Enacted - 146 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 472)
1/6/2021 Senate Enacted -see Roll Call #480 (Yeas 39 to Nays 1)
1/7/2021 Senate Laid before the Governor
1/15/2021 Executive The Governor pocket veto reduced by $30,000,000 and struck "language that specifies an annual amount for a program, and language that imposes unworkable restrictions on program administration" in item 6621-2117, pocket vetoed wording that "will impair the Commonwealth’s ability to secure federal funding" in items 6621-2108, and struck language that "uses capital funds for an operational purpose" in item 6921-2116, pocket vetoed all of items 6720-2127 and 6921-2110, pocket vetoed sections 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 20, 27, 30, 31, 46 and 47, and approved the remainder of the bill
1/15/2021 Executive Signed (in part) by the Governor, Chapter 383 of the Acts of 2020

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