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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2313 190th (2017 - 2018)

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

SENATE, Thursday, March 1, 2018 - The committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 29) of Cynthia S. Creem, Patricia D. Jehlen, Marjorie C. Decker, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote child well-being, community supervision and efficient use of state resources; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 762) of Joseph A. Boncore, James B. Eldridge, Adam G. Hinds and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to modernize the commonwealth's larceny laws; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 763) of Michael D. Brady, Denise Provost, Michelle M. DuBois, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to amend the foreclosure statute to require judicial foreclosure; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 764) of Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to the valuation of professional practices in divorce proceedings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 765) of Michael D. Brady, Richard J. Ross, Danielle W. Gregoire, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the penalty for assault or assault and battery on emergency medical technician, ambulance operator, ambulance attendant or health care provider; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 767) of Michael D. Brady for legislation to provide indemnity from prosecution for probation officers and court officers employed by the Trial Court; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 768) of William N. Brownsberger and Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to governmental and charitable tort liability; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 772) of Mark A. Thomas for legislation to establish criminal penalties, under Public Corruption Laws, for violating the oaths of office as prescribed by the Massachusetts Constitution and M.G.L. c. 221 § 38; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 773) of William N. Brownsberger, Denise Provost and Jay R. Kaufman for legislation to expand sentencing options; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 774) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to probation violations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 775) of William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis and Michael J. Barrett for legislation relative to determining the best interest of children in probate and family court; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 776) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to indigency; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 779) of William N. Brownsberger, Jack Lewis, Mary S. Keefe, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to parole; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 780) of Wendy Murphy for legislation to clarify that perpetrators of rape have no parental rights; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 782) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation to regulate supplementary proceeding filing fees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 783) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation to improve medical decision making; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 785) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, Marjorie C. Decker, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to end child marriage in Massachusetts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 786) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, Marjorie C. Decker, Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation relative to obtaining relief from abuse and harassment; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 788) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sarah K. Peake, Leonard Mirra, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect girls from genital mutilation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 789) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh, Jose F. Tosado, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 793) of Cynthia S. Creem and Julian Cyr for legislation to improve juror service; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 794) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to improve juror service responses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 797) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to the profits from crime; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 798) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to expand intensive parole supervision; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 799) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to safe and secure waiting areas; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 801) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to law enforcement access to communications records; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 802) of Cynthia S. Creem and Julian Cyr for legislation relative to probation surrender and bail revocation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 803) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to probation violations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 804) of Cynthia S. Creem relative to attorney client privilege and attorney work product materials; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 805) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to archaic crimes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 807) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to require that judgements for money damages be reported; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 808) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to divorce procedures and judgments in certain Probate Court decisions; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 809) of Cynthia S. Creem, Michael D. Brady and John J. Lawn, Jr. for legislation relative to the elective share of surviving spouses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 810) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to preserve certain appellate rights; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 812) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to parental choice of terminology in certain domestic relations matters; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 813) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to the appointment of GAL to institute contempt proceedings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 814) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to counsel at parole hearings for juvenile life sentences; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 818) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to credit for good conduct; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 820) of Cynthia S. Creem, Jay R. Kaufman, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to criminal forfeiture; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 821) of Cynthia S. Creem and Alice Hanlon Peisch relative to the adoption of children; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 824) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to provide for the waiver of fees for contesting motor vehicle infractions; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 826) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to amend G.L. c. 221 § 27A: Obsolete or useless papers; disposition, destruction or storage; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 828) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Timothy R. Whelan, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Thomas J. Calter and others relative to mandatory sentences for committing assaults on a law enforcement officers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 829) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Thomas J. Calter, Ryan C. Fattman and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to protect certain persons rendering emergency care from liability; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 830) of Sal N. DiDomenico 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. 831) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Chynah Tyler, Daniel Cullinane, Russell E. Holmes and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote homelessness prevention in Massachusetts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 832) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, William Crocker, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect survivors of rape and their children; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 833) of Kenneth J. Donnelly for legislation relative to improving access to emergency treatment plans; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 836) of Eileen M. Donoghue and District Attorney Marian T. Ryan for legislation relative to the crime of incest; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 841) of James B. Eldridge, Jose F. Tosado, Kay Khan, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 844) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to define court administrative records as public records; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 846) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to restore enforcement of civil rights; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 848) of Ryan C. Fattman, Richard J. Ross, Kevin J. Kuros, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to direct food donations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 849) of Ryan C. Fattman, Joseph D. McKenna, Richard J. Ross, Kevin J. Kuros and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the insanity defense; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 850) of Ryan C. Fattman, James R. Miceli, Richard J. Ross, Paul K. Frost and others for legislation to strengthen the identity law; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 851) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation relative to dangerousness hearings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 853) of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation relative to the Board of Bar Overseers annual registration fees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 854) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan and Anne M. Gobi for legislation relative to justice for rape victims; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 855) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to the criminal history systems board; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 856) of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation relative to vehicular homicide while driving under the influence; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 859) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Mayor Martin J. Walsh , Daniel Cullinane, Evandro C. Carvalho and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to right of first refusal in the event of foreclosure and short sales and deeds in lieu; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 860) of Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to improve the collection and analsis of data realitve to traffic stops; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 861) of Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to establish a penalty for the operation of improperly equipped motor vehicles used for selling frozen deserts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 862) of Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to improve training for child advocates to recognize indictors of domestic violence; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 863) of Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation relative to child transportation companies; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 865) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation to expand the testing for alcoholic beverages of operators of motor vehicles involved in certain motor vehicle accidents; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 866) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation to exempt dog training areas from civil or criminal action relating to noise pollution; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 867) of Anne M. Gobi relative to advertising by justices of the peace for the solemnization of marriages; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 868) of Anne M. Gobi and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. for legislation relative to the expansion of the Good Samaritan law; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 869) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation relative to increasing the fee for temporary justice of the peace licenses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 870) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation to establish a commission to study judicial accountability in the commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 872) of Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to further regulate name changes of registered sex offenders; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 875) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael O. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to protect victims of rape and children conceived during the commission of said offense; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 877) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Kenneth I. Gordon, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the wrongful conviction compensation law; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 879) of John F. Keenan and Kevin Murphy for legislation relative to examinations for applicants to the trial court; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 880) of John F. Keenan, Michael D. Brady, F. Jay Barrows, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase transparency in the Massachusetts land record systems to protect the property rights of homeowners and businesses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 882) of John F. Keenan, Kris MacDonald, Michael O. Moore, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the wrongful death or injury of animal companions; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 884) of Eric P. Lesser, Harriette L. Chandler, Thomas M. McGee, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify municipal authority regarding cash sureties and foreclosures; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 886) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation to protect the privacy of 911 callers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 887) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to prejudgment interest rates; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 888) of Jason M. Lewis and Marian T. Ryan, Middlesex District Attorney for legislation to provide protection from child enticement; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 889) of Jason M. Lewis and Marian T. Ryan for legislation relative to synthetic drugs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 890) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to forfeiture reporting; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 891) of Vincent Lawrence Dixon for legislation for a commission to review, replace, and eliminate the Grand Jury System; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 892) of Vincent Lawrence Dixon for legislation to provide for the training, continuing training, and education of judges, and other legal hearing officers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 893) of Vincent Lawrence Dixon for legislation to enhance state anti-trust powers and enforcement; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 894) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to visitation and family court matters in domestic violence cases; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 895) of Norma Powell for legislation to reform the judicial system; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 896) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico 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. 897) of Joan B. Lovely, Richard J. Ross, Bradford R. Hill, Thomas P. Walsh and others for legislation to prohibit falsification or impersonation of an emergency medical technician or paramedic; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 898) of Zbigniew Kicinski for legislation relative to receivership; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 899) of Joan B. Lovely, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara A. L'Italien and Chris Walsh for legislation to advance hate-crime protections for victims who are targeted due to their gender; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Joan B. Lovely, Richard J. Ross, Paul Tucker, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation to impose a penalty for the damaging of historic homes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 901) of Joan B. Lovely, Richard J. Ross, Paul Tucker, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote access to emergency medical services for minors; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 902) of Joan B. Lovely, Richard J. Ross, Peter J. Durant, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to amend the statute of limitations regarding criminal prosecutions for the crimes of sexual assault and rape of a child; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 903) of Thomas M. McGee, Denise Provost, James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a foreclosure review division of the Superior Court; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 904) of Thomas M. McGee for legislation to clarify the charitable purposes of certain organizations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 908) of Mark C. Montigny, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Richard J. Ross and Paul R. Heroux for legislation to extend the statute of limitations for certain actions involving international human rights abuses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 910) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to provide a DNA exception for statute of limitations on sex offenses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 911) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation relative to public charity executive and board directors compensation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 912) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to protect access for service animal trainers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 913) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to revise the charitable immunity cap; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 914) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to update the definition of leaving the scene of an accident aka Katie's Law; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 915) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to the interception of wire and oral communications; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 917) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to indictments and proceedings before trial; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 918) of Michael O. Moore, James R. Miceli, Timothy R. Whelan and Hannah Kane relative to fines and punishment for committing assault or assault and battery on law enforcement officers while in the performance of their duties; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 919) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Barbara A. L'Italien, James B. Eldridge, Linda Dean Campbell and others for legislation to deny paternity rights to rapists; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 920) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Ryan C. Fattman, Thomas J. Calter and others for legislation relative to penalties for failing to stop during a police pursuit; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 921) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Richard J. Ross, Sheila C. Harrington, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission to study the prevention of heroin trafficking; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 922) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Ryan C. Fattman for legislation relative to level-three sex offender residency restrictions; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 923) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Ryan C. Fattman for legislation to establish a special commission relative to the uniformity of sex offender residency restrictions in the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 924) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Ryan C. Fattman for legislation relative to the safety of seniors in assisted living facilities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 925) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Ryan C. Fattman for legislation to strengthen punishments for the distribution of heroin; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 926) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to expedite the transfer of cases to the permit session of land court; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 927) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to certain appeals in the Superior Court and the Land Court; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 928) of Richard J. Ross, Citizens for Limited Taxation and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to require that eminent domain takings be for public use purposes and defining the term public use; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 929) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the unsealing of records; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 930) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to share custody of minor children of divorced or separated parents; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 931) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to sex offender classification; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 932) of Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to sex offender registration; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 933) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to health care proxies; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 934) of Mark Bell for legislation relative to moving violations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 935) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt, Linda Dean Campbell and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to wave the fees for the declaration of homestead for disabled veterans; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 936) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to conflict of interest training; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 937) of Richard J. Ross, Ryan C. Fattman and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to impersonating a public officer; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 938) of Richard J. Ross, Ryan C. Fattman and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to crimes against police officers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 939) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to vandalism and tagging; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for John J. Monahan, an employee of the Trial Court; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 943) of Karen E. Spilka, Jay R. Kaufman, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 945) of Karen E. Spilka for legislation to rescind an order terminating parental rights; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 946) of Karen E. Spilka, Michael J. Barrett, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the geographical jurisdiction of the Housing Court Department; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 948) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ryan C. Fattman for legislation to promote rental housing stability; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 949) of Bruce E. Tarr 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. 950) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to sexually violent predators; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 951) of Bruce E. Tarr and Sonia Chang-Diaz for legislation relative to confidentiality of reports of rape and related offenses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 952) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to recover assets used in the commission of sexual offenses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 953) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to out of state sex offenders; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 954) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to rape of child by force; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 955) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to sexual deviants; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 956) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to enhance the punishment for child endangerment; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 957) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to promote gender equity; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 958) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide for progressive penalties for the crime of motor vehicular homicide; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 959) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to habitual drunk drivers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 960) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the statute of limitations for sex crimes in Massachusetts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 961) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to private right of action to preserve public safety; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 963) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to collection of outstanding delinquent legal fees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 964) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation further defining a bona fide coin-operated amusement machine; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 965) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide for increased penalties for persons who commit crimes against the elderly; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 966) of Bruce E. Tarr and David F. DeCoste for legislation relative to soliciting acts of terrorism; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 967) of Bruce E. Tarr, Jennifer L. Flanagan and Keiko M. Orrall for legislation to provide a lifeline medical amnesty for persons under age 21; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 968) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to crimes relating to distribution of controlled substances causing death or great bodily harm; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 970) of James E. Timilty for legislation to regulate skimming devices; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 971) of James E. Timilty for legislation to assist the investigation of serious crimes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 972) of James E. Timilty and John C. Velis for legislation relative to the safety of courthouses and remote court proceedings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 973) of James E. Timilty and John C. Velis for legislation to enhance courthouse security; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 974) 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. 976) of James E. Timilty and Paul Tucker for legislation relative to violent crime; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 977) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to essential regional services fees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 978) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to the crime of arson; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 980) of James E. Timilty for legislation to provide fire chiefs with access to CORI information; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 981) of James E. Timilty and John C. Velis for legislation to ensure courthouse security; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 982) of Walter F. Timilty for legislation to establish penalties for obstructing a state highway; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 983) of James T. Welch for legislation to establish a fund to assist families of murder victims; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 984) of James T. Welch and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to increase penalties for assault, assault and battery, stalking, and criminal harassment at youth sporting events; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1286) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jose F. Tosado, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to collect data regarding the use of solitary confinement in Massachusetts prisons and jails; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1296) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote humane conditions of confinement; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1297) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Barbara A. L'Italien, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to segregation oversight; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1306) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Dylan Fernandes, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce recidivism, curbing unnecessary spending, and ensuring appropriate use of segregation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2066) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael D. Brady for legislation to further regulate the appointment of certain guardians; on the message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation relative to recidivist drunk drivers (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2087); on the message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation relative to updating laws relating to dangerous drugs and protecting witnessess (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2158); (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2165) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Richard J. Ross and Jeffrey N. Roy for legislation relative to the protection of service animals; and on the message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation relative to the admissibility of evidence in a prosecution for operating under the influence (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2218), reports the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2313).

Bill Information

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

Order History

Displaying 5 actions for Order S.2313
Date Branch Action
3/1/2018 Senate Reported from the committee on The Judiciary
3/1/2018 Senate Accompanied by S29, S762, S763, S764, S765, S767, S768, S772, S773, S774, S775, S776, S779, S780, S782, S783, S785, S786, S788, S789, S793, S794, S797, S798, S799, S801, S802, S803, S804, S805, S807, S808, S809, S810, S812, S813, S814, S818, S820, S821, S824, S826, S828, S829, S830, S831, S832, S833, S836, S841, S844, S846, S848, S849, S850, S851, S853, S854, S855, S856, S859, S860, S861, S862, S863, S865, S866, S867, S868, S869, S870, S872, S875, S877, S879, S880, S882, S884, S886, S887, S888, S889, S890, S891, S892, S893, S894, S895, S896, S897, S898, S899, S900, S901, S902, S903, S904, S908, S910, S911, S912, S913, S914, S915, S917, S918, S919, S920, S921, S922, S923, S924, S925, S926, S927, S928, S929, S930, S931, S932, S933, S934, S935, S936, S937, S938, S939, S942, S943, S945, S946, S948, S949, S950, S951, S952, S953, S954, S955, S956, S957, S958, S959, S960, S961, S963, S964, S965, S966, S967, S968, S970, S971, S972, S973, S974, S976, S977, S978, S980, S981, S982, S983, S984, S1286, S1296, S1297, S1306, S2066, S2087, S2158, S2165 and S2218
3/1/2018 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches acting concurrently
3/29/2018 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules
1/1/2019 Senate No further action taken

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