SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2481 FILED ON: 1/18/2018
SENATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No. 2262
Senate, January 18, 2018 -- Offered by Senator Joan B. Lovely relative to establishing a Special Senate committee to review the sexual harassment policies and procedures of the Senate
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
Ordered, That, notwithstanding any rule to the contrary, there shall be a Special Senate committee to review the sexual harassment policies and procedures of the Senate. The committee shall consist of 9 members of the Senate, 2 of whom shall be appointed by the minority leader. The senate president shall serve as ex-officio member of the committee and shall vote only if a vote of the other members is tied. The Senate president shall designate 1 appointee as the chair of the committee. The counsel to the Senate shall serve as counsel to the committee. In conducting its review, the committee shall consult with the Senate office of human resources. The committee shall file a final report of its findings and recommendations with the clerk of the senate not later than May 15, 2018. The clerk shall make the report publicly available on the legislature’s website.