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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4018 192nd (2021 - 2022)

An Act establishing a higher education affordability task force

Section 135 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 R 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 a higher education affordability task force, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 19 actions for Bill H.4018
Date Branch Action
7/22/2021 House Enacted as section 135 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 R
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
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 H4056
8/5/2021 House Placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
9/23/2021 House Passed over veto - 159 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY No. 101 )
9/30/2021 Senate Passed over veto - see Roll Call #87 (Yeas 38 to Nays 0)
9/30/2021 Senate Chapter 75 of the Acts of 2021

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