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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4808 191st (Current)

An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2020 to authorize certain COVID-19 spending in anticipation of federal reimbursement

House bill No. 4802, as amended and passed to be engrossed by the House. June 24, 2020.

Bill Information

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to forthwith to make supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020 and to make certain changes in law, each of which is immediately necessary to carry out those appropriations or to accomplish other important public purposes, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 1 to 25 of 27 actions for Bill H.4808
Date Branch Action
6/24/2020 House H4802, published as amended
6/24/2020 House Passed to be engrossed - 158 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 188)
6/25/2020 Senate Read; and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
6/25/2020 Senate Order relative to subject matter adopted
6/29/2020 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, inserting in place thereof the text of S2789
7/2/2020 Senate Read second
7/2/2020 Senate Amendment by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of S2789, as amended
7/2/2020 Senate Ordered to a third reading
7/2/2020 Senate Read third
7/2/2020 Senate Reprinted as amended, see S2799
7/2/2020 Senate Passed to be engrossed -see Roll Call #209 (Yeas 39 - Nays 0)
7/9/2020 House Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading
7/13/2020 House House concurred in the Senate amendment with a further amendment, see H4853
7/13/2020 Senate Rules suspended
7/13/2020 Senate Senate concurred in the further House amendment
7/15/2020 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
7/24/2020 Executive Signed (in part) by the Governor, Chapter 124 of the Acts of 2020
7/24/2020 Executive Governor returned to the House with veto
7/24/2020 House For message, see H4880
7/24/2020 House Referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
7/27/2020 House Rules suspended
7/27/2020 House The following items severally reported from the committee on House Ways and Means recommending, in each instance, that the action of the General Court stand; and the items severally were referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling

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