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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2457 193rd (Current)

An Act relative to archaic laws

Senate, October 10, 2023 -- The committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 913) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to archaic laws; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 951) of Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to petit treason; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1109) of Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation to repeal the criminalization of blasphemy; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1469) of Kate Donaghue, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Patrick Joseph Kearney relative to the repeal or reform of certain archaic laws on religion, piety, and morality; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1640) of Jay D. Livingstone, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others for legislation to repeal certain archaic laws and to establish a permanent law revision commission (including members of the General Court) to examine common laws and statutes; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1811) of Tommy Vitolo and Sal N. DiDomenico relative to petit treason, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2457).

Bill Information

Joint Committee on the Judiciary

Bill History

Displaying 9 actions for Bill S.2457
Date Branch Action
10/10/2023 Senate Reported from the committee on The Judiciary
10/10/2023 Senate New draft of S913, S951, S1109, H1469, H1640 and H1811
10/10/2023 Senate Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
11/9/2023 Senate Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
1/16/2024 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, substituting a new draft, S2551
1/16/2024 Senate Order relative to subject matter adopted
1/16/2024 Senate Placed in the Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 18, 2024
1/18/2024 Senate Read second
1/18/2024 Senate New draft substituted, see S2551

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