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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2963 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act relative to justice, equity and accountability in law enforcement in the Commonwealth

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Racial Justice and Police Reform

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to forthwith provide justice, equity and accountability in law enforcement, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.

Bill History

Displaying 1 to 25 of 32 actions for Bill S.2963
Date Branch Action
11/30/2020 Senate Reported from the committee of conference
12/1/2020 Senate Rules suspended
12/1/2020 Senate Committee of conference report accepted -see Roll Call #300 (Yeas 28 to Nays 12)
12/1/2020 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting, question being on acceptance
11/30/2020 Senate Reported on S2820
12/1/2020 House Referred to the committee on Steering, Policy and Scheduling
12/1/2020 House Rules suspended
12/1/2020 House Committee of conference report accepted - 92 YEAS to 67 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 283)
12/1/2020 House Emergency preamble adopted - 123 YEAS to 36 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 284)
12/1/2020 Senate Emergency preamble adopted -see Roll Call #301 (Yeas 28 to Nays 11)
12/1/2020 House Enacted - 91 YEAS to 67 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 285)
12/1/2020 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
12/10/2020 Senate Governor returned to Senate with amendment, see S2975
12/14/2020 Senate Referred to the committee on Senate Bills in the Third Reading
12/21/2020 Senate Rules suspended
12/21/2020 Senate Bill in the Third Reading report accepted
12/21/2020 Senate Amendment #1 (DiZoglio) rejected -see Roll Call #310 (Yeas 12 to Nays 28)
12/21/2020 Senate Amendment #2 (DiZoglio) rejected
12/21/2020 Senate Amendment #4 (Tarr) rejected -see Roll Call #311 (Yeas 12 to Nays 28)
12/21/2020 Senate Amendment #5 (Tarr) rejected
12/21/2020 Senate Amendment #6 (Tarr) rejected
12/21/2020 Senate Amendment #7 (Tarr) rejected
12/21/2020 Senate Governor's amendment adopted, as amended -see Roll Call #312 (Yeas 31 to Nays 9)
12/22/2020 House Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading
12/22/2020 House Order adopted, see H5213

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