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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill SD.2968 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act relative to saving black lives and transforming public safety

By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Liz Miranda, Rebecca L. Rausch, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to saving black lives and transforming public safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.

Bill Information

Cynthia Stone Creem
Referred to Joint Committee on Rules

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith for emergency relief to save Black lives, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.


Name District/Address
Cynthia Stone Creem First Middlesex and Norfolk
Liz Miranda 5th Suffolk
Rebecca L. Rausch Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex
Harriette L. Chandler First Worcester
Jason M. Lewis Fifth Middlesex
Joanne M. Comerford Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Adam G. Hinds Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden
Patricia D. Jehlen Second Middlesex
Sonia Chang-Diaz Second Suffolk
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
Jack Patrick Lewis 7th Middlesex
Julian Cyr Cape and Islands
James T. Welch Hampden
Joan B. Lovely Second Essex
Michael J. Barrett Third Middlesex
Mike Connolly 26th Middlesex
Susannah M. Whipps 2nd Franklin
Christina A. Minicucci 14th Essex
Elizabeth A. Malia 11th Suffolk
Eric P. Lesser First Hampden and Hampshire
Michelle L. Ciccolo 15th Middlesex
Maria Duaime Robinson 6th Middlesex
Edward J. Kennedy First Middlesex
Michael D. Brady Second Plymouth and Bristol
Joseph A. Boncore First Suffolk and Middlesex
Brendan P. Crighton Third Essex
Cindy F. Friedman Fourth Middlesex
Sal N. DiDomenico Middlesex and Suffolk
José F. Tosado 9th Hampden
Susan L. Moran Plymouth and Barnstable

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