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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2786 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act relative to protecting our public higher education system during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2786) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Anne M. Gobi, Maria Duaime Robinson, Mindy Domb, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to protecting our public higher education system during the COVID-19 pandemic. Higher Education.

Bill Information

Anne M. Gobi
Referred to Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

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

Bill History

Displaying 6 actions for Bill S.2786
Date Branch Action
5/7/2020 Senate Referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
6/22/2020 Senate Rules suspended
6/22/2020 Senate Referred to the committee on Higher Education SJ 1491.
6/25/2020 House House concurred
8/10/2020 Senate Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
1/5/2021 Senate No further action taken

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