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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3886 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF GROTON, ACTING BY AND THROUGH ITS BOARD OF SELECTMEN AND BOARD OF WATER COMMISSIONERS, TO CONVEY A CONSERVATION RESTRICTION ON CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND TO THE DIVISION OF FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE BY ITS DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME

A message from His Excellency the Governor (under Section 8 of Article LXXXIX of the Amendments to the Constitution) recommending legislation relative to authorizing the town of Groton, acting by and through its board of selectmen and board of water commissioners, to convey a conservation restriction on certain parcels of land to the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife by its Department of Fish and Game. January 18, 2012.

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Deval L. Patrick

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to immediately allow the grant of conservation restrictions encumbering the parcels of land described herein to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 19 actions for Bill H.3886
Date Branch Action
1/18/2012 House Referred to the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight
1/26/2012 Senate Senate concurred
5/3/2012 Joint Hearing scheduled for 04/03/2012 from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM in B-1
4/12/2012 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the House committee on Ways and Means
6/18/2012 House Committee recommended ought to pass and referred to the House committee on Steering, Policy and Scheduling
6/18/2012 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
6/18/2012 House Rules suspended
6/18/2012 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
7/19/2012 House Read third and passed to be engrossed
7/24/2012 Senate Read and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
7/27/2012 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass
7/27/2012 Senate Rules suspended
7/27/2012 Senate Read second, ordered to a third reading, read third (title changed) and passed to be engrossed
7/30/2012 House Emergency preamble adopted
7/30/2012 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
7/30/2012 House Enacted - 154 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 342)
7/30/2012 Senate Enacted - Roll Call #282 [37 YEAS to 0 NAYS]
7/30/2012 Senate Laid before the Governor
8/6/2012 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 231 of the Acts of 2012

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