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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2953 191st (2019 - 2020)

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

Senate, November 16, 2020 -- The committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Joan B. Lovely, Kay Khan, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., John Barrett, III and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent the sexual abuse of children and youth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 823) of Joseph A. Boncore for legislation to protect free speech through the anti-slaap law; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 825) of Joseph A. Boncore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Mike Connolly and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public safety and better outcomes for young adults; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 861) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sarah K. Peake, Jack Patrick Lewis, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect electronic privacy; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 899) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Joseph A. Boncore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to criminal forfeiture; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 902) of Brendan P. Crighton, Lori A. Ehrlich and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative to access to justice; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 937) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jack Patrick Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to treatment, not imprisonment; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 939) of Cindy F. Friedman, Rebecca L. Rausch, Kenneth I. Gordon, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sexual harassment; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 978) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to the fair treatment of employees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 983) of Joan B. Lovely, Bradford Hill, Walter F. Timilty, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 989) of Mark C. Montigny, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Walter F. Timilty, James T. Welch and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the issuance of citations for cruel conditions for animals; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1041) of James T. Welch, Todd M. Smola, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Daniel J. Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the rights of crime victims in the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1385) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Jack Patrick Lewis, Maria Duaime Robinson, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a moratorium on face recognition and other remote biometric surveillance systems; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2480) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Anne M. Gobi and Todd M. Smola for legislation to permit familial searching and partial DNA matches in investigating certain unsolved crimes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2571) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to prevent domestic violence; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2644) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Walter F. Timilty, John C. Velis, Anne M. Gobi, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect institutions of higher education that provide emergency aid in response to COVID-19; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2815) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to eliminate the statute of limitation in civil child sexual abuse cases; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2850) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Nick Collins and Chynah Tyler for legislation relative to false reporting of an emergency; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2921) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ryan C. Fattman, Joseph D. McKenna, Timothy R. Whelan, David F. DeCoste and others for legislation relative to illegal drug and firearm trafficking, reports the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2953).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on the Judiciary
Status:
Referred to Senate Committee on Rules

Order History

Displaying 5 actions for Order S.2953
Date Branch Action
11/16/2020 Senate Reported from the committee on The Judiciary
11/16/2020 Senate Accompanied by S313, S823, S825, S861, S899, S902, S937, S939, S978, S983, S989, S1041, S1385, S2480, S2571, S2644, S2815, S2850 and S2921
11/16/2020 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
11/19/2020 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules
1/5/2021 Senate No further action taken

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