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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2659 191st (Current)

An Act to provide equal stimulus checks to immigrant taxpayers

By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2659) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Liz Miranda, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide equal stimulus checks to immigrant taxpayers. Revenue.

Bill Information

Presenter:
James B. Eldridge
Status:
Referred to Joint Committee on Revenue

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide stimulus checks to immigrant taxpayers who were excluded from the stimulus provisions of the federal CARES Act, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 8 actions for Bill S.2659
Date Branch Action
4/16/2020 Senate Referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
4/21/2020 Senate Rules suspended
4/21/2020 Senate Referred to the committee on Revenue
4/23/2020 House House concurred
5/15/2020 Joint Hearing scheduled for 05/19/2020 from 09:00 AM-11:00 AM in Virtual Hearing
5/15/2020 Joint Hearing canceled – new hearing TBD
5/15/2020 Joint Hearing scheduled for 05/19/2020 from 09:00 AM-11:00 AM in Virtual Hearing
5/26/2020 House Reporting date extended to Tuesday June 16, 2020, pending concurrence

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