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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.73 192nd (2021 - 2022)

An Act further providing for early voting by mail

Bill Information

House Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith for continued early voting by mail, 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.73
Date Branch Action
3/1/2021 House Reported from the committee on House Ways and Means
3/1/2021 House Pending new draft of H71
3/1/2021 House New draft of H71
3/1/2021 House Ordered to a third reading
3/1/2021 House Rules suspended
3/1/2021 House Read third and passed to be engrossed
3/4/2021 Senate Read; and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
3/4/2021 Senate Hearing scheduled from 03/4/2021 @ 4:00 PM until 03/08/2021 @ 10:00 AM in Written Testimony Only
3/11/2021 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass with amendment
3/11/2021 Senate Read second, amended (as recommended by the committee on Ways and Means), ordered to a third reading
3/11/2021 Senate Read third
3/11/2021 Senate Passed to be engrossed -see Roll Call #18 (Yeas 40 to Nays 0)
3/11/2021 House Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading
3/11/2021 House House concurred in the Senate amendment
3/11/2021 House Emergency preamble adopted
3/11/2021 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
3/11/2021 House Enacted
3/11/2021 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
3/16/2021 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 5 of the Acts of 2021

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