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Bill History

July 31, 2010 - Massachusetts MGM Bill expires and does not become law.

April 20, 2010 - Senate Ethics and Rules Committee accepts Judiciary Committee ruling. Bill remains on the Senate calendar until July 31, 2010. During this time the full Senate may choose to take a vote on the bill or rework it.

March 16, 2010 - Joint Committee on the Judiciary rejects S. 1777 by voting "ought not to pass" and refers bill to the 
Senate Ethics and Rules Committee

March 2, 2010 - Joint Committee on the Judiciary holds 
public hearing on S. 1777.

January 14, 2009 - Bill is refiled, renumbered (
Senate, No. 1777) and retitled for the 186th General Court, and is referred to the Joint Committee on the Judiciary.

January 6, 2009 - Joint Committee on the Judiciary fails to vote on bill before the 2007-08 session deadline.

May 1, 2008 - Joint Committee on the Judiciary issues study order to allow for additional study time.

March 4, 2008 - Joint Committee on the Judiciary holds unpublicized "public" hearing on Senate, No. 966 (with no testifiers).

January 11, 2007 - Senate Clerk assigns tracking number (
SD01348), bill number (Senate, No. 966), and study committee (Joint Committee on the Judiciary).

January 10, 2007 - Senate sponsor is found and bill is refiled with the Senate Clerk's office.

January 9, 2007 - 
Amended bill proposal resubmitted to all 120 members of the Massachusetts General Court after House Rules Committee declines to approve late filing.

July 20, 2006 - Senate Ethics and Rules Committee approves late filing and forwards bill to 
House Rules Committee for concurring vote.

April 13, 2006 - Senate sponsor is found and bill text is 
amended and filed with Senate Clerk's office. Clerk assigns tracking number (Senate Docket #2621) and study committee and sends bill to Senate Ethics and Rules Committee for late filing approval.

Feb. 6, 2006 - 
Initial bill proposal submitted to all 120 members of the Massachusetts 185th General Court (state legislature) in Boston, Massachusetts.

A Bill to End

Male Genital Mutilation

in the U.S.

Massachusetts MGM Bill