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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2615 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act ensuring access to qualified health professionals

Senate -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means to whom was referred the House Bill relative to host community agreements (House, No. 4398), - reported, in part, a "Bill ensuring access to qualified health professionals" (Senate, No. 2615).

Bill Information

Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to expand forthwith the scope of practice for certain nurses and pharmacists, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.

Bill History

Displaying 9 actions for Bill S.2615
Date Branch Action
3/26/2020 Senate Reported from the committee on Senate Ways and Means
3/26/2020 Senate Reported on a part of H4398
3/26/2020 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass
3/26/2020 Senate Read, rules suspended, read second, ordered to a third reading, read third and passed to be engrossed
3/27/2020 House Referred to the committee on Health Care Financing
4/29/2020 House Reporting date extended to Friday June 19, 2020, pending concurrence
4/30/2020 Senate Senate concurred
6/22/2020 House Reporting date extended to Thursday December 31, 2020, pending concurrence
1/5/2021 House No further action taken

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