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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2757 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act to mitigate arbovirus in the Commonwealth

Senate, June 11, 2020 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means to whom was referred the Senate Bill to mitigate arbovirus in the Commonwealth (printed as House, No. 4751); reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2757).

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 forthwith make a certain change in law to allow the commonwealth to immediately respond to the significant public health risks associated with the transmission of arbovirus from mosquitoes to humans, such change being immediately necessary to carry out to accomplish important public purposes, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health and convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 22 actions for Bill S.2757
Date Branch Action
6/11/2020 Senate Reported from the committee on Senate Ways and Means
6/11/2020 Senate Recommended new draft for H4751
6/11/2020 Senate Substituted for H4751
6/11/2020 Senate Rules suspended
6/11/2020 Senate Read second, ordered to a third reading, read third and passed to be engrossed
6/15/2020 House Read; and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
7/9/2020 House Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
7/9/2020 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting with the amendment (H4843) pending
7/9/2020 House Rules suspended
7/9/2020 House Read second, amended by substitution of a new text (H4851) and ordered to a third reading
7/9/2020 House Rules suspended
7/9/2020 House Read third
7/9/2020 House Passed to be engrossed - 158 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 196)
7/16/2020 Senate Rules suspended
7/16/2020 Senate Senate concurred in the House amendment with a further amendment
7/16/2020 House Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading
7/16/2020 House House concurred in the Senate further amendments
7/16/2020 House Emergency preamble adopted
7/16/2020 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
7/16/2020 House Enacted
7/16/2020 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
7/20/2020 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 120 of the Acts of 2020

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