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HOUSE DOCKET, NO.                 FILED ON: 4/8/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3399

Filed by Mr. Binienda of Worcester. April 8, 2013.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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House of Representatives, [Journal Date].

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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              Ordered, That, notwithstanding the provisions of any rule to the contrary, amendments to the General Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2014 shall be properly filed with the Clerk of the House in electronic format to be determined by the Clerk as directed by the Speaker; provided that the clerk shall notify by electronic communication the primary sponsor of each amendment of the receipt of such amendment and the number assigned by said Clerk to the amendment; provided further that the Clerk shall print each amendment so filed electronically; and such printed copy shall be considered to be the official amendment for that bill; and be it further

Ordered, That, notwithstanding the provisions of House Rule 12, the Clerk be directed to print a Calendar for the House Session held on Monday, April 22, 2013, containing only the General Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2014; and be it further

Ordered, That, notwithstanding the provisions of House Rule 20B, any amendment to the General Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2014 relative to enhancing or reducing revenue may only be considered prior to the third reading of said bill to be in order, and that all other amendments to the General Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2014 shall only be considered subsequent to the third reading of said bill; and be it further

Ordered, That, except for consolidated amendments or perfecting amendments offered by the committee on Ways and Means, no proposition on a subject different from the amendment under consideration shall be admitted under color of a further amendment to the General Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2014; and be it further

Ordered, That, notwithstanding the provisions of Rule 20A, any amendment removed by a member from a consolidated amendment shall be offered as an amendment to the General Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2014, to be acted upon in the first degree before action is taken on the consolidated amendment, except that any amendment so removed from the consolidated amendment may be moved by the committee on Ways and Means from one subject category to any category not yet disposed of in the General Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2014; and be it further

Ordered, That, a consolidated amendment to the General Appropriation Bill for Fiscal Year 2014, offered by the committee on Ways and Means, shall contain a fiscal note indicating its total expenditures; and be it further

Ordered, That, notwithstanding the provisions of House Rule 74, consolidated amendments may not be divided; and be it further

Ordered, That, any amendment not complying with the provisions of the special rules of procedure stated herein shall be considered withdrawn; provided that, in the case of the General Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2014, any such amendments shall be published as part of the amendment list published by the committee on Ways and Means; and be it further

Ordered, That, except as otherwise provided herein, all amendments to the General Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2014 shall be in compliance with House Rule 20A.

H.R., April 8, 2013.

A D O P T E D

STEVEN T. JAMES, Clerk.

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