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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2560 191st (Current)

Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Transportation to make an investigation and study of certain current Senate documents relative to transportation issues

Senate, February 24, 2020 -- The committee on Transportation, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1580) of Michael F. Rush, Edward F. Coppinger, Liz Miranda, Daniel J. Ryan and others for legislation relative to the composition of the board of directors of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2030) of Michael J. Barrett for legislation relative to accessible parking placards; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2039) of Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to 2-person train crew size policy; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2040) of Michael D. Brady and Michelle M. DuBois for legislation relative to increasing the fine for “jay walking”, so-called; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2041) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to motor vehicle registration plates; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2058) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation relative to bicycle visibility on the road; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2060) of Brendan P. Crighton for legislation relative to tolls on the roadways of the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2062) of Brendan P. Crighton for legislation to establish the Metropolitan Transportation Network; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2065) of Julian Cyr, Paul A. Schmid, III and Dylan A. Fernandes for legislation relative to an arts license plate; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2073) of Michael Rossi for legislation for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to enhancing recycling machines at Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority facilities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2074) of Diana DiZoglio, Patrick M. O'Connor and David F. DeCoste that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles provide distinctive motor vehicle registration plates in support of law enforcement; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2081) of Paul R. Feeney and James K. Hawkins for legislation to authorize the Department of Highways to acquire a certain dam in the town of Norwood; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2082) of Cindy F. Friedman, Sean Garballey and Maria Duaime Robinson for legislation to ensure greater transparency and accountability in the Commonwealth’s commuter rail system; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2084) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation relative to street rods and custom vehicles; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2086) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation relative to the testing and licensing requirements for operators of school buses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2089) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation to provide distinctive registration plates for certain veterans who participated in the testing of atomic weapons; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2090) of Anne M. Gobi, James M. Kelcourse, Todd M. Smola, Marc T. Lombardo and others for legislation relative to standards for protective headgear for operators or passengers on motorcycles; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2104) of John F. Keenan, Mark J. Cusack, Bruce J. Ayers, Tackey Chan and others for legislation relative to directing the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to install sound barriers in Quincy and Braintree; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2110) of Vincent Lawrence Dixon for legislation to establish a Massachusetts Transportation Endowment Fund (MTEF); (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2111) of Jason M. Lewis, Jonathan Hecht, Steven Ultrino and Michael O. Moore for legislation to protect motorists from excessive EZ-Pass fees and fines; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2114) of Jason M. Lewis, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Mike Connolly, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation explore alternative funding sources to ensure safe and reliable transportation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2115) of Jason M. Lewis and Michael O. Moore for legislation to promote the safe integration of autonomous vehicles into the transportation system of the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2117) of Joan B. Lovely, Anne M. Gobi, Mathew J. Muratore, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to motorcycle parking; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2119) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation relative to the use of video screens while operating a motor vehicle; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2121) of Michael O. Moore, Timothy R. Whelan and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to pedestrian safety; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2125) of Patrick M. O'Connor and Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to distinctive plates for veterans; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 2127) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to direct the Department of Transportation to publish a schedule for construction on Route 3 from Boston to Plymouth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2141) of Bruce E. Tarr and David Allen Robertson for legislation relative to commercial fees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2146) of Walter F. Timilty for legislation relative to charitable donation of automobiles; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2148) of Walter F. Timilty for legislation relative to the use of the Neponset Valley Parkway in the town of Milton; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2333) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation to allow for a Legion of Merit license plate; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2380) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael D. Brady and Michelle M. DuBois for legislation relative to motorcycle helmets, report the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2560).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Transportation
Status:
Referred to Senate Committee on Rules

Order History

Displaying 4 actions for Order S.2560
Date Branch Action
2/24/2020 Senate Reported from the committee on Transportation
2/24/2020 Senate Accompanied by S1580, S2030, S2039, S2040, S2041, S2058, S2060, S2062, S2065, S2073, S2074, S2081, S2082, S2084, S2086, S2089, S2090, S2104, S2110, S2111, S2114, S2115, S2117, S2119, S2121, S2125, S2127, S2141, S2146, S2148, S2333 and S2380
2/24/2020 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
2/27/2020 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules

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