MA H2494 | 2017-2018 | 190th General Court


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 62-4)
Status: Introduced on January 23 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-05-24 - Committee recommended bill ought to pass and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
Pending: House Ways and Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


For legislation to further amend the anti-shackling statute for incarcerated pregnant women. Public Safety and Homeland Security.

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To ensure compliance with the anti-shackling law for pregnant incarcerated women


Rep. Kay Khan [D]Rep. Patricia Haddad [D]Rep. Byron Rushing [D]Rep. Louis Kafka [D]
Rep. Sarah Peake [D]Rep. Bradford Hill [R]Rep. Cory Atkins [D]Rep. Jennifer Benson [D]
Rep. Antonio Cabral [D]Rep. Kevin Honan [D]Rep. Jay Kaufman [D]Rep. Peter Kocot [D]
Rep. David Linsky [D]Rep. Elizabeth Malia [D]Rep. Aaron Michlewitz [D]Rep. Alice Peisch [D]
Rep. Frank Smizik [D]Sen. Cynthia Creem [D]Sen. James Eldridge [D]Sen. Linda Forry [D]
Sen. Jason Lewis [D]Sen. Joan Lovely [D]Sen. Thomas McGee [D]Rep. Brian Ashe [D]
Rep. Ruth Balser [D]Rep. Christine Barber [D]Rep. Daniel Cahill [D]Rep. James Cantwell [D]
Rep. Tackey Chan [D]Sen. Nick Collins [D]Rep. Mike Connolly [D]Sen. Brendan Crighton [D]
Rep. Daniel Cullinane [D]Rep. Josh Cutler [D]Rep. Michael Day [D]Rep. Marjorie Decker [D]
Rep. Daniel Donahue [D]Rep. Michelle Dubois [D]Rep. Carolyn Dykema [D]Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier [D]
Rep. Kimberly Ferguson [R]Rep. Dylan Fernandes [D]Rep. Carole Fiola [D]Rep. Sean Garballey [D]
Rep. Carmine Gentile [D]Rep. Solomon Goldstein-Rose [D]Rep. Kenneth Gordon [D]Rep. Stephan Hay [D]
Rep. Jonathan Hecht [D]Rep. Paul Heroux [D]Rep. Natalie Higgins [D]Rep. Hannah Kane [R]
Rep. Mary Keefe [D]Rep. Stephen Kulik [D]Rep. Jack Lewis [D]Rep. Jay Livingstone [D]
Rep. Juana Matias [D]Rep. Keiko Orrall [R]Rep. Denise Provost [D]Rep. David Rogers [D]
Rep. Daniel Ryan [D]Rep. Jose Tosado [D]Rep. Steven Ultrino [D]Rep. Aaron Vega [D]
Rep. Chris Walsh [D]Rep. Thomas Walsh [D]


2018-05-24HouseCommittee recommended bill ought to pass and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
2018-04-26SenateSenate concurred
2018-04-24HouseReporting date extended to Wednesday May 16, 2018, pending concurrence
2018-04-11HouseReported favorably by committee and referred to the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing
2017-09-26JointHearing rescheduled to 10/03/2017 from 10:00 AM-01:00 PM in B-2
2017-09-26JointHearing scheduled for 10/03/2017 from 09:00 AM-01:00 PM in B-2
2017-01-23SenateSenate concurred
2017-01-23HouseReferred to the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security

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S1359 (Similar To) 2018-02-26 - Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means

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