The 190th General Court (2017-2018) ended formal sessions on July 31, 2018. Below is a list of bills recently passed by both the House and Senate and sent to the Governor's desk to be signed into law. 


H.4732: An Act relative to economic development in the Commonwealth - Signed by Governor Baker August 10, 2018.

H.4742: An Act for prevention and access to appropriate care and treatment of addiction - Signed by Governor Baker August 9, 2018.

H.4834: An Act automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud - Signed by Governor Baker August 9, 2018.

S.2632: An Act relative to veterans' benefits, rights, appreciation, validation and enforcement - Signed by Governor Baker August 9, 2018.

H.4835: An Act promoting climate change adaptation, environmental and natural resource protection, and investment in recreational assets and opportunity - Signed by Governor Baker August 9, 2018.

S.2646: An Act to protect animal welfare and safety in cities and towns - Signed by Governor Baker August 9, 2018.

H.4857: An Act to advance clean energy - Signed by Governor Baker August 9, 2018.

H.4116: An Act relative to Alzheimer’s and related dementias in the Commonwealth - Signed by Governor Baker August 9, 2018.

H.4486: An Act to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction - Signed by Governor Baker July 27, 2018.

S.2260: An Act negating archaic statutes targeting young women - Signed by Governor Baker July 27, 2018.

H.4516: An Act relative to municipal police training - Signed by Governor Baker July 25, 2018.

H.4640: An Act relative to minimum wage, paid family medical leave and the sales tax holiday - Signed by Governor Baker June 28, 2018.

H.4501: An Act providing continued investment in the life sciences industry in the Commonwealth - Signed by Governor Baker June 15, 2018.

H.4449: An Act financing improvements to municipal roads and bridges - Signed by Governor Baker April 27, 2018.

S.2371: An Act relative to criminal justice reform (Conference Committee Report) - Signed by Governor Baker April 13, 2018.

S.2296: An Act to protect access to confidential healthcare - Signed by Governor Baker March 30, 2018.

H.4806: An Act removing fees for security freezes and disclosures of consumer credit reports 

S.2631: An Act to promote and enhance civic engagement

H.4841: An Act regulating and insuring short-term rentals

H.3925: An Act financing the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents

H.4032: An Act relative to language opportunity for our kids (LOOK) 

H.536: An Act Relative to Advancing Contraceptive Coverage and Economic Security in our State (ACCESS) 

H.3564: An Act Relative to Massachusetts Participation in the Paris Climate Agreement’s Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards