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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.5356 192nd (2021 - 2022)

An Act relative to the sale of old metals and vehicle catalytic converters

Substituted by the House, on motion of Ms. Garlick of Needham, for a Bill relative to the theft of vehicle catalytic converters (House, No. 4722). October 17, 2022.

Bill Information

Denise C. Garlick

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith penalties for the unauthorized sale of old metals and catalytic converters, 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.5356
Date Branch Action
10/17/2022 House Substituted for H4722
10/17/2022 House Passed to be engrossed
10/20/2022 Senate Read; and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
12/29/2022 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, inserting in place thereof the text of S3169
12/29/2022 Senate Rules suspended
12/29/2022 Senate Read second
12/29/2022 Senate Amended by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of S3169
12/29/2022 Senate Ordered to a third reading
1/3/2023 Senate Taken out of the Orders of the Day
1/3/2023 Senate Read third (title changed) and passed to be engrossed
1/3/2023 House Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading
1/3/2023 House House concurred in the Senate amendment
1/3/2023 House Emergency preamble adopted
1/3/2023 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
1/3/2023 House Enacted
1/3/2023 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
1/5/2023 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 407 of the Acts of 2022

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