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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2812 191st (Current)

An Act to expand take-out/delivery options in response to COVID-19

Senate, July 10, 2020 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means to whom was referred the Senate Bill to expand take-out/delivery options in response to COVID-19 (Senate, No. 2740),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2812).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
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 revenue-generating options in response to the COVID-19 economic crisis for local establishments licensed to sell alcoholic beverages, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 20 actions for Bill S.2812
Date Branch Action
7/10/2020 Senate Reported from the committee on Senate Ways and Means
7/10/2020 Senate Recommended new draft for S2740
7/10/2020 Senate Substituted as a new draft for S2740
7/10/2020 Senate Ordered to a third reading
7/10/2020 Senate Read third and passed to be engrossed
7/13/2020 House Read; and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
7/16/2020 House Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text contained in House document numbered 4856
7/16/2020 House Referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling with the amendment pending
7/16/2020 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading, with the amendment pending
7/16/2020 House Rules suspended
7/16/2020 House Read second, amended (as recommended by the committee on House Ways and Means) and ordered to a third reading
7/16/2020 House Rules suspended
7/16/2020 House Read third and passed to be engrossed
7/16/2020 Senate Rules suspended
7/16/2020 Senate Senate concurred in the House amendment
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 118 of the Acts of 2020

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