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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.4161 193rd (Current)

An Act to rename the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, Massability, to reflect the self-determination and limitless possibilities of people with disabilities

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Maura T. Healey
Status:
Referred to House Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to promote equity and increase opportunities for persons with disabilities by renaming the commission and updating language used to more accurately reflect the values and core mission of the agency, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill H.4161
Date Branch Action
11/6/2023 House Referred to the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight
11/9/2023 Senate Senate concurred
12/6/2023 Joint Hearing scheduled for 12/11/2023 from 11:00 AM-01:00 PM in A-2
1/10/2024 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means

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