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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4009 192nd (Current)

An Act relative to the taxation of pass-through entities

Section 39 contained in the engrossed Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2022 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements (see House, No. 4002), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message see Attachment I of House, No. 4019). July 22, 2021.

Bill Information

Special Attachments:
Bills in the Third Reading Special Report

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith an elective excise on the income of certain pass-through entities, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 17 actions for Bill H.4009
Date Branch Action
7/22/2021 House Enacted as section 39 of the General Appropriation Bill, see H4002
7/22/2021 House Governor returned to the House with recommendation of amendment
7/22/2021 House For message, see H4019, Attachment I
7/22/2021 House Referred to the committee on House Bills in the Third Reading
7/28/2021 House Bills in the Third Reading Special report accepted
7/28/2021 House Governor's amendment considered (in the form approved by the committee on Bills in the Third Reading)
7/28/2021 House Governor's amendment rejected
7/29/2021 Senate Rules suspended
7/29/2021 Senate Governor's amendment rejected -see Roll Call #73 (Yeas 3 to Nays 36)
8/2/2021 House Emergency preamble adopted
8/2/2021 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
8/2/2021 House Re-enacted
8/2/2021 Senate Again enacted and again laid before the Governor
8/3/2021 Executive Governor returned to the House with veto
8/5/2021 House For message, see H4050
8/5/2021 House Placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
9/23/2021 House Passed over veto - 129 YEAS to 29 NAYS (See YEA and NAY No. 95 )

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