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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2447 193rd (Current)

An Act protecting against attempts to ban, remove, or restrict library access to materials

By Mr. Oliveira, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2447) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jacob R. Oliveira, Aaron L. Saunders, Jessica Ann Giannino, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect against attempts to ban, remove, or restrict library access to materials. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Jacob R. Oliveira
Status:
Referred to Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purposes, which are to protect against attempts to ban, remove or restrict library access to materials, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Docket History

Displaying 6 actions for Bill SD.2679
Date Branch Action
7/6/2023 Senate Referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
9/14/2023 Senate Rules suspended
9/14/2023 Senate Referred to the committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development
9/18/2023 House House concurred
10/20/2023 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/30/2023 from 10:00 AM-01:00 PM in A-1
4/11/2024 Senate Reporting date extended to Saturday June 1, 2024, pending concurrence

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