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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2644 191st (Current)

An Act to protect institutions of higher education that provide emergency aid in response to COVID-19

By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2644) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Walter F. Timilty, John C. Velis, Anne M. Gobi, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect institutions of higher education that provide emergency aid in response to COVID-19. The Judiciary.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Walter F. Timilty
Status:
Referred to Joint Committee on the Judiciary

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to protect forthwith institutions of higher education that provide emergency aid in response to the outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, , 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.2644
Date Branch Action
4/13/2020 Senate Referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
4/16/2020 Senate Rules suspended
4/16/2020 Senate Referred to the committee on The Judiciary
4/21/2020 House House concurred
4/28/2020 Joint Hearing scheduled for 05/05/2020 from 09:00 AM-05:00 PM in Written Testimony Only
5/18/2020 Senate Reporting date extended to Tuesday June 30, 2020, pending concurrence
5/21/2020 House House concurred
7/6/2020 Senate Reporting date extended to Friday, July 31, 2020, pending concurrence
7/30/2020 House House concurred

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