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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.855 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act to make the statewide grand jury system permanent

By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 855) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation to make the statewide grand jury system permanent. The Judiciary.

Bill Information

William N. Brownsberger

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to make permanent the statewide grand jury system, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.

Bill History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill S.855
Date Branch Action
1/22/2019 Senate Referred to the committee on The Judiciary
1/22/2019 House House concurred
11/5/2019 Joint Hearing scheduled for 11/12/2019 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in A-1 & A-2
2/6/2020 House Accompanied a new draft, see H4603

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