MA H873 | 2017-2018 | 190th General Court

Note: Legislation replaced by H4721


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 84-2)
Status: Introduced on January 23 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-07-10 - Accompanied a study order, see H4721
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


For legislation to protect residents of the Commonwealth from certain government monitoring. The Judiciary.

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To protect fundamental freedoms and prohibit discriminatory registration programs


Rep. Jay Kaufman [D]Rep. Paul Donato [D]Rep. Byron Rushing [D]Sen. Bruce Tarr [R]
Rep. Cory Atkins [D]Rep. Jennifer Benson [D]Rep. Antonio Cabral [D]Rep. Kay Khan [D]
Rep. Kevin Honan [D]Rep. Kate Hogan [D]Rep. Elizabeth Malia [D]Rep. Michael Moran [D]
Rep. Harold Naughton [D]Rep. James O'Day [D]Rep. Alice Peisch [D]Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez [D]
Rep. John Scibak [D]Rep. Frank Smizik [D]Rep. Brian Ashe [D]Rep. Bruce Ayers [D]
Rep. Ruth Balser [D]Sen. Michael Barrett [D]Rep. Christine Barber [D]Rep. Paul Brodeur [D]
Rep. Gailanne Cariddi [D]Rep. Evandro Carvalho [D]Rep. Tackey Chan [D]Sen. Harriette Chandler [D]
Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz [D]Rep. Mike Connolly [D]Rep. Edward Coppinger [D]Sen. Brendan Crighton [D]
Rep. Michael Day [D]Rep. Marjorie Decker [D]Sen. Salvatore DiDomenico [D]Rep. Daniel Donahue [D]
Rep. William Driscoll [D]Rep. Michelle Dubois [D]Rep. Lori Ehrlich [D]Sen. James Eldridge [D]
Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier [D]Rep. Dylan Fernandes [D]Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante [D]Sen. Linda Forry [D]
Rep. William Galvin [D]Rep. Sean Garballey [D]Rep. Carmine Gentile [D]Rep. Solomon Goldstein-Rose [D]
Rep. Kenneth Gordon [D]Rep. Danielle Gregoire [D]Rep. Stephan Hay [D]Rep. Jonathan Hecht [D]
Rep. Natalie Higgins [D]Rep. Louis Kafka [D]Rep. Mary Keefe [D]Rep. Peter Kocot [D]
Rep. John Lawn [D]Rep. Jack Lewis [D]Sen. Jason Lewis [D]Sen. Barbara L'Italien [D]
Rep. Jay Livingstone [D]Rep. Adrian Madaro [D]Rep. John Mahoney [D]Rep. Paul Mark [D]
Rep. Juana Matias [D]Rep. Joseph McGonagle [D]Rep. Paul McMurtry [D]Rep. Rady Mom [D]
Rep. Frank Moran [D]Sen. Michael Moore [D]Rep. Brian Murray [D]Sen. Kathleen O'Connor Ives [D]
Sen. Patrick O'Connor [R]Sen. Marc Pacheco [D]Rep. Sarah Peake [D]Rep. William Pignatelli [D]
Rep. Denise Provost [D]Rep. Angelo Puppolo [D]Rep. David Rogers [D]Rep. John Rogers [D]
Rep. Daniel Ryan [D]Rep. Thomas Stanley [D]Rep. Jose Tosado [D]Rep. Paul Tucker [D]
Rep. Steven Ultrino [D]Rep. Chris Walsh [D]


2018-07-10HouseAccompanied a study order, see H4721
2018-04-19SenateSenate concurred
2018-03-21HouseReporting date extended to Wednesday May 2, 2018, pending concurrence
2018-02-07SenateSenate concurred
2018-02-06HouseReporting date extended to Wednesday March 21, 2018, pending concurrence
2017-10-10JointHearing scheduled for 10/16/2017 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in A-2
2017-01-23SenateSenate concurred
2017-01-23HouseReferred to the Joint Committee on The Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

H626 (Similar To) 2018-05-24 - Accompanied a study order, see H4528
H2467 (Similar To) 2018-06-18 - Accompanied a study order, see H4625
H366 (Similar To) 2018-02-28 - Accompanied a study order, see H4252
H2077 (Similar To) 2018-07-12 - Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
H971 (Similar To) 2018-08-09 - Accompanied a study order, see H4874
H4721 (Replaced by) 2018-07-10 - Discharged to the committee on House Rules

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