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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3117 192nd (2021 - 2022)

An Act designating July 8 as Massachusetts Emancipation Day a.k.a. Quock Walker Day

By Ms. Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3117) of Michelle L. Ciccolo and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart July 8th as Massachusetts Emancipation Day, also to be known as Quock Walker Day, in recognition of the declaration of rights that rendered slavery unconstitutional in the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.

Bill Information

Michelle L. Ciccolo

Docket History

Displaying 15 actions for Bill HD.272
Date Branch Action
3/29/2021 House Referred to the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight
3/29/2021 Senate Senate concurred
10/29/2021 Joint Hearing scheduled for 11/10/2021 from 10:30 AM-01:30 PM in Virtual Hearing
12/27/2021 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
1/3/2022 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
1/3/2022 House Rules suspended
1/3/2022 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
9/29/2022 House Read third and passed to be engrossed
10/11/2022 Senate Read; and referred to the committee on Senate Rules
10/20/2022 Senate Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
10/20/2022 Senate Rules suspended
10/20/2022 Senate Read second, ordered to a third reading, read third (title changed) and passed to be engrossed
10/24/2022 House Enacted
10/24/2022 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
11/1/2022 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 255 of the Acts of 2022

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