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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4755 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act establishing a COVID-19 nonprofit cultural organizations emergency relief fund

By Messrs. Barrett of North Adams and Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John Barrett, III and Smitty Pignatelli relative to establishing a COVID-19 nonprofit cultural organizations emergency relief fund. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.

Bill Information

John Barrett, III , Smitty Pignatelli
Referred to House Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith for relief to nonprofit cultural organizations during the COVID-19 outbreak in the Commonwealth, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Docket History

Displaying 6 actions for Bill HD.5017
Date Branch Action
4/15/2020 House Referred to the committee on House Rules
4/21/2020 House Reported, referred to the committee on Joint Rules, reported, rules suspended and referred to the committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development
5/26/2020 Senate Senate concurred
6/11/2020 Joint Hearing scheduled for 06/12/2020 from 09:00 AM-05:00 PM in Written Testimony Only
6/29/2020 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
1/5/2021 House No further action taken

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