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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2850 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act relative to false reporting of an emergency

By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2850) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Nick Collins and Chynah Tyler for legislation relative to false reporting of an emergency. The Judiciary.

Bill Information

Nick Collins

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to protect the public from malicious false reporting of crimes , therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety and health.

Bill History

Displaying 8 actions for Bill S.2850
Date Branch Action
7/9/2020 Senate Referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently SJ 1596.
7/23/2020 Senate Rules suspended
7/23/2020 Senate Referred to the committee on The Judiciary
7/28/2020 House House concurred
9/28/2020 Senate Reporting date extended to Thursday November 12, 2020, pending concurrence
10/26/2020 House House concurred
10/27/2020 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/30/2020 from 09:00 AM-03:00 PM in Written Testimony Only
11/16/2020 Senate Accompanied a study order, see S2953

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