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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4769 191st (Current)

An Act authorizing remote participation at representative town meetings due to the COVID-19 emergency

By Representatives Ciccolo of Lexington and Vitolo of Brookline, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michelle L. Ciccolo, Tommy Vitolo and others relative to authorizing remote participation at representative town meetings due to the COVID-19 emergency. Municipalities and Regional Government.

Bill Information

Presenters:
Michelle L. Ciccolo , Tommy Vitolo
Status:
Referred to Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to protect both public health and the viability of town meetings in the face of the state, national, and global public health emergencies existing as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health and convenience.

Docket History

Displaying 3 actions for Bill HD.5024
Date Branch Action
4/21/2020 House Referred to the committee on House Rules
4/23/2020 House Reported, referred to the committee on Joint Rules, reported, rules suspended and referred to the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government
6/1/2020 Senate Senate concurred

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