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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2234 188th (2013 - 2014)

issues related to the Judiciary

Senate, Jun 30, 2014 -- The committee on The Judiciary, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 40) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the reporting of child abuse to local law enforcement officials; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 65) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to violent crime; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 622) of Stephen M. Brewer, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide further penalties for intentional loss or damage to gravestone or other gravemarker; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 624) of Iraklis Kotzabaldiris for legislation relative to alimony modification.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 626) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to the witholding of rent; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 627) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to the penalty imposed upon persons convicted of defacing or destroying real or personal property; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 628) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation to preserve appellate rights in certain criminal proceedings in the courts of the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 629) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation to increase the daily credit for persons confined in correctional institutions for non-payment of fines and expenses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 630) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to counsel appointed to habitual offender cases.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 635) of Gale D. Candaras, Sheila C. Harrington and Christine E. Canavan for legislation relative to parental responsibility in bullying.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 636) of Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to the uniform real property electronic recording act; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 637) of Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to additional fees on criminal cases; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 638) of Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to the warrant management system; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 639) of Gale D. Candaras and Cleon H. Turner for legislation relative to the rate of compensation paid to court appointed attorneys.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 640) of Gale D. Candaras and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the exploitation of emergency or major disaster victims; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 642) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to freedom of speech and association; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 644) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Byron Rushing, Denise Andrews, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the collection and analsis of data realitve to traffic stops.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 645) of Katherine M. Clark, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Thomas M. Stanley, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide protection from child enticement.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 646) of Katherine M. Clark, Thomas M. Stanley, Kay Khan, Colleen M. Garry and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide further protection for grand jurors.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 647) of Katherine M. Clark, Brian S. Dempsey, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Claire D. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to strangulation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 648) of Katherine M. Clark, John W. Scibak, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide protection from photographing, videotaping or electronically surveilling a partially nude or nude child.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 649) of Katherine M. Clark, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Thomas M. Stanley, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to providing protection from subsequent violations of restraining orders; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 650) of Katherine M. Clark, Thomas M. Stanley, David Paul Linsky, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to witness intimidation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 652) of Katherine M. Clark for legislation to prohibit the adjournment of a trial exceeding twenty days against the objection of a committed defendant; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 653) of Katherine M. Clark and James J. Dwyer for legislation relative to the service of civil process; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 654) of Katherine M. Clark, Barry R. Finegold, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the wire interception law; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 655) of Katherine M. Clark, Massachusetts District Attorneys Assoc., Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth from drunk drivers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 656) of Katherine M. Clark, Paul Brodeur, Donald H. Wong, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect our communities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 657) of Katherine M. Clark, F. Jay Barrows, Danielle W. Gregoire, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to foster child engagement; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 658) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation relative to the age of tobacco purchase; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 659) of Howard Smolar for legislation to regulate the maintenance of encroaching vegetation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 660) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to the calculation of alimony payments; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 661) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to make corrective changes in certain general and special laws; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 662) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kay Khan and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative to costs of appeals by the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 663) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to parental choice of terminology in certain domestic relations matters; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 664) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to archaic crimes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to certain fraudulent instruments filed in the land court; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 666) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to probation surrender and bail revocation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 668) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to probation violations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 669) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sal N. DiDomenico and Denise Andrews for legislation relative to punishment for the crime of domestic violence; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 672) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to appellate jurisdiction; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 673) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to court cost of indigent persons; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 674) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to arraignments on subsequent criminal offenses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 675) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to criminal motor vehicle citations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 676) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to the disposition of certain criminal offenses as civil infractions; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 677) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to judicial disqualification; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 678) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to the definition of a default warrant; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 679) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to issue a warrant where there is an imminent threat; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 680) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to certain proceedings relating to corporations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 683) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to pay interest on pecuniary legacies and pecuniary distributions under a trust instrument; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 684) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special juveniles; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 685) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to divorce procedures and judgments in certain Probate Court decisions; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 686) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to supplementary process; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 687) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to insubstantial, frivolous or bad faith claims in district and municipal courts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 688) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to permit independent enforcement of restitution orders in criminal cases; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 689) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to authorize transfer of supplementary proceedings when the judgment debtor moves to another district; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 690) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to strengthen the Anti-Slapp Law; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 691) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to clarify the venue of prosecution for larceny by check; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 692) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to exempt certain criminal misdemeanors from the hearing provisions as required by law; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 693) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to the appointment of GAL to investigate.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 694) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to the appointment of GAL to institute contempt proceedings.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 695) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to the jurisdiction of the Suffolk County Housing Court; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 696) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to small claims; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 697) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to testimony in criminal proceedings ; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 698) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to preserve certain appellate rights; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 699) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to attachments upon trustees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 701) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to alimony payments; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 703) of Cynthia S. Creem and Benjamin B. Downing for legislation relative to the profits from crime; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 704) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to probate and family court filings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 707) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to require that judgements for money damages be reported.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 708) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to law enforcement access to communications records; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 709) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to expand intensive parole supervision; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 710) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to sentencing laws; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 711) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to the uniform child custody jurisdiction and enforcement ac; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 715) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Uniform Trust Code; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 716) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to technical corrections to the Uniform Probate Code; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 717) of Sal N. DiDomenico and Benjamin Swan for legislation relative to the advisory board to the justices of the supreme judicial court; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 720) of Eileen M. Donoghue and Michael J. Finn for legislation relative to personal recognizance; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 721) of Eileen M. Donoghue and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to electronic deed recording; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 722) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Colleen M. Garry, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Jonathan Hecht for legislation barring visitation rights for a child conceived by rape; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 723) of Eileen M. Donoghue and Colleen M. Garry for legislation relative to municipal impact statements.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 724) of Benjamin B. Downing, James E. Timilty and William Smitty Pignatelli for legislation relative to heroin trafficking; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 725) of James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore, William N. Brownsberger, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 727) of James B. Eldridge and Denise Andrews for legislation to define certain administrative records as public records.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 728) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Tom Sannicandro, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 729) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to restore enforcement of civil rights; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 731) of Sharon Hilman and Frank A. Moran for legislation to protect small businesses from insolvency in divorce.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 733) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William Smitty Pignatelli, Jennifer E. Benson, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to vehicular homicide while driving under the influence; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 734) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the criminal history systems board; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 735) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Kimberly N. Ferguson and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to dangerousness hearings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 736) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik, Jennifer E. Benson, Kimberly N. Ferguson and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent intimidation in all courts of the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 737) of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to transfer assistant clerk magistrates; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 738) of Jennifer L. Flanagan relative to the Board of Bar Overseers annual registration fees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 739) of Robert L. Hedlund, John F. Keenan and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to enhance Melanie's Law; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 740) of Robert L. Hedlund and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to littering fines.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 742) of South Shore NOW Mass. for legislation to establish a citizen's commission for the oversight of courts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 743) of Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and James M. Cantwell for legislation relative to police pursuits; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 744) of Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to a cleaner commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 745) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to require police notification to certain neighbors of level 2 sex offenders.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 746) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to mandate that offenses for which a pardon has been granted be expunged from criminal offender record information reports; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 747) of Daniel Rose for legislation relative to dissemination of criminal offender record information to providers of in-home cleaning services.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 748) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to motor vehicle homicide sentencing; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 749) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to spousal immunity.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 751) of John F. Keenan for legislation to prohibit the possession by or sale of spray paint to minors; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 752) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation relative to jury service; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 753) of Thomas P. Kennedy, Kay Khan and Gale D. Candaras for legislation to amend the foreclosure statute to require judicial foreclosure; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 754) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Richard J. Ross for legislation to further regulate sex offender registration.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 755) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to electronic communication by sex offenders.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 756) of Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to failing to appear in court after release on bail.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 757) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to report child pornography.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 758) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to penalties for failure to appear in court; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 759) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to the registration fee of sex offenders; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 760) of Joan Lovely, Massachusetts District Attorneys Association, Michael O. Moore and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to domestic violence and public safety; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 761) of Joan Lovely, Bruce E. Tarr, Bradford Hill and Michael O. Moore for legislation to allow police officers to take into protective custody minors who have consumed alcohol.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 762) of Joan Lovely, Bruce E. Tarr, Bradford Hill and Michael O. Moore for legislation to prohibit falsification or impersonation of an emergency medical technician or paramedic; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 763) of Thomas M. McGee for legislation to clarify the charitable purposes of certain organizations.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 764) of Mark C. Montigny, Benjamin Swan, Denise Provost and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to corporate criminal conduct; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 765) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to revise the charitable immunity cap; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 766) of Mark C. Montigny, Robert M. Koczera, Gale D. Candaras, Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to regulate compensation of board members of public charities.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 768) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation relative to public charity executive and board directors compensation.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 770) of Michael O. Moore, John F. Keenan, Michael R. Knapik and Paul K. Frost for legislation relative to assault and battery on a police officer; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 771) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to the interception of wire and oral communications.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 772) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to the definition of attempt in criminal cases; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 773) of Michael O. Moore for legislation to allow local wetlands bylaw decisions to be appealed in court.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 775) of Richard T. Moore, Chief Steven Wojnar and Peter J. Durant for legislation relative to the protection of youth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 776) of Richard T. Moore for legislation relative to the theft of copper wire; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 777) of Anthony W. Petruccelli for legislation relative to civil infractions; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 778) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to expedite the transfer of cases to the permit session of land court; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 779) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to certain appeals in the Superior Court and the Land Court; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 780) of Stanley C. Rosenberg for legislation relative to indemnification of University of Massachusetts Police; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 781) of Deb Parker for legislation relative to small claims.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 782) of William A. Norris for legislation relative to conditions of release for persons admitted to bail; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 783) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to require that eminent domain takings be for public use purposes and defining the term public use; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 784) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to the unsealing of records; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 785) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to share custody of minor children of divorced or separated parents; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 786) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to employee records; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 787) of Robert LeClair for legislation to prohibit certain activities within the home until a divorce is final and financial and custody issues are resolved; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 788) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to Forest Hills Cemetery.; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 789) of Michael F. Rush and Edward F. Coppinger for payment from the State Treasury to Colonel William J. Gormley, III, for legal expenses incurred by him in defense against a certain civil complaint; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 790) of Hal Shurtleff for legislation relative to due process to prohibit the Commonwealth and its political subdivisions from adopting environmental and developmental policies that would infringe or restrict private property rights; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 791) of Karen E. Spilka, Gerald T. Leone, Middlesex District Attorney, Thomas M. Stanley, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit the setting of both cash bail and pretrial conditions in domestic violence matters; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 792) of Karen E. Spilka and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to enhance safety and security in courthouses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 793) of Karen E. Spilka, Sal N. DiDomenico, John V. Fernandes and Michael O. Moore for legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 794) of Karen E. Spilka, Gerald T. Leone, Thomas M. Stanley and Denise Andrews for legislation relative to domestic violence by repeat offenders; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 799) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to promote rental housing stability.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 800) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to record court proceedings.; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 801) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to provide for a special commission to study the feasibility and cost of adopting the federal parole guidelines.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 802) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bruce J. Ayers, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to out of state sex offenders.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 803) of Bruce E. Tarr, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to rape of a child by force.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 804) of Bruce E. Tarr, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt, Angelo L. D'Emilia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sexual deviants.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 805) of Bruce E. Tarr, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt, F. Jay Barrows and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the statute of limitations for sex crimes in Massachusetts.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 806) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the punishment for child endangerment; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 808) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to promote gender equity; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 809) of Bruce E. Tarr, Thomas J. Calter, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for increased penalties for persons who commit crimes against the elderly; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 810) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation to provide for progressive penalties for the crime of motor vehicular homicide; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 811) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bruce J. Ayers, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide transparent sex offender information to the public; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 812) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to CORI reform; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 813) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the appropriate use of public funds; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 814) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to timely classification of sex offenders; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 815) of Bruce E. Tarr, Matthew A. Beaton, Katherine M. Clark, Angelo L. D'Emilia and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance assessment information of the sexual offender registration board; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 816) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation to protect victims of sexual assault relative to child visitation.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 817) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation relative to criminal sentencing.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 818) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation relative to criminal strangulation.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 819) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to habitual drunk drivers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 820) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation relative to murder solicitation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 821) of Bruce E. Tarr and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to Consumer Legal Equalization Act; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 822) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Michael R. Knapik and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to enhance criminal investigations.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 823) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to protect the public from driving under the influence of marijuana.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 824) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to bail review; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 825) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to improving the bail review and rendition process; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 826) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to juvenile intimidation of witnesses, jurors and persons furnishing information in connection with criminal proceedings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 828) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to essential regional services; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 830) of James E. Timilty for legislation to promote public safety through the equitable allocation of funding for prosecutors and public defenders in the Commonwealth.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 831) of James E. Timilty and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to the penalty for resisting a police officer; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 832) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to injuries to law enforcement personnel by drivers under the influence of alcohol; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 833) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to the crime of arson; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 835) of James E. Timilty, Daniel B. Winslow and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to municipal safety zones; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 836) of James T. Welch and Colleen M. Garry for legislation to establish a fund to assist families of murder victims; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 837) of James T. Welch for legislation relative to increased penalties for assault, assault and battery, stalking, and criminal harassment at youth sporting events; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 838) of John Lydon for legislation relative to domestic abuse; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 839) of John Lydon for legislation relative to the age limit of certain clerks of courts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 840) of John Lydon for legislation relative to the assignment of counsel for judges; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 841) of John Lydon for legislation relative to the hours of the District Courts and certain filing fees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 842) of John Lydon for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Judicial Conference; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1127) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Anthony W. Petruccelli, James J. Dwyer, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation to imorove public safety through evidence-based community corrections supervision.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1389) of Richard T. Moore for legislation relative to automated sales suppression devices; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1779) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to indictments and proceedings before trial; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2158) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Richard J. Ross and others for legislation to recover assets used in the commission of sexual offenses, report the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2234).

Bill Information

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

Order History

Displaying 5 actions for Order S.2234
Date Branch Action
6/30/2014 Senate Reported from the committee on The Judiciary
6/30/2014 Senate Accompanied by S40, S65, S622, S624, S626, S627, S628, S629, S630, S635, S636, S637, S638, S639, S640, S642, S644, S645, S646, S647, S648, S649, S650, S652, S653, S654, S655, S656, S657, S658, S659, S660, S661, S662, S663, S664, S665, S666, S668, S669, S672, S673, S674, S675, S676, S677, S678, S679, S680, S683, S684, S685, S686, S687, S688, S689, S690, S691, S692, S693, S694, S695, S696, S697, S698, S699, S701, S703, S704, S707, S708, S709, S710, S711, S715, S716, S717, S720, S721, S722, S723, S724, S725, S727, S728, S729, S731, S733, S734, S735, S736, S737, S738, S739, S740, S742, S743, S744, S745, S746, S747, S748, S749, S751, S752, S753, S754, S755, S756, S757, S758, S759, S760, S761, S762, S763, S764, S765, S766, S768, S770, S771, S772, S773, S775, S776, S777, S778, S779, S780, S781, S782, S783, S784, S785, S786, S787, S788, S789, S790, S791, S792, S793, S794, S799, S800, S801, S802, S803, S804, S805, S806, S808, S809, S810, S811, S812, S813, S814, S815, S816, S817, S818, S819, S820, S821, S822, S823, S824, S825, S826, S828, S830, S831, S832, S833, S835, S836, S837, S838, S839, S840, S841, S842, S1127, S1389, S1779 and S2158
6/30/2014 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
7/1/2014 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Ethics and Rules
1/6/2015 Senate No further action taken

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