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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2491 190th (2017 - 2018)

Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Public Service to make an investigation and study of certain current Senate documents relative to public service matters

SENATE, Thursday, April 26, 2018 - The committee on Public Service, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1025) of Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public higher education collective labor contracts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1382) of Joseph A. Boncore and David M. Nangle for legislation relative to retirement of public authority law enforcement employee groups; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1383) of Michael D. Brady and Michelle M. DuBois for legislation relative to part-time higher education faculty eligibility in the state retirement system; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1384) of Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to eligibility for state group health insurance; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1388) of Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to accrued sick time of certain state employees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1391) of Julian Cyr for legislation relative to airport rescue firefighters; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1395) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Mathew Muratore and Thomas J. Calter relative to the conversion of certain disability retirements of public employees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1396) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Patrick M. O'Connor and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to authorize the State Retirement Board to grant creditable service to Joseph Suppa; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1397) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Thomas M. McGee and Mike Connolly for legislation to establish credible service for veterans; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1398) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Lewis, Thomas M. McGee, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to retirement benefits for care givers at the Soldiers' Homes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1399) of Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to collective bargaining disputes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1402) of Kenneth J. Donnelly for legislation relative to the contribution for insurance premiums of certain retired employees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1403) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Eric P. Lesser, Shawn Dooley, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to line of duty death benefits; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1404) of Kenneth J. Donnelly for legislation relative to pension forfeiture; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1406) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Frank A. Moran, Michael F. Rush, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a group insurance commission under the Executive Office of Administration and Finance; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1407) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Frank A. Moran, Michael D. Brady, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Group Insurance Commission premium contributions; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1408) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Frank I. Smizik, Michael D. Brady, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to retirement options for retirees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1410) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish retirement parity for long term public defenders; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1411) of James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to retirement buy back into the Massachusetts teachers’ retirement system; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1412) of Ryan C. Fattman for legislation to reform and modernize legislative transportation reimbursement; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1413) of Ryan C. Fattman, Richard J. Ross, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Hannah Kane for legislation to provide for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to the effects of the Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offset in Massachusetts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1415) of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation relative to protecting innocent beneficiaries; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1417) of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation relative to the cost of living adjustment for local retirees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1421) of Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative to part-time higher education faculty eligibility in the state retirement system; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1422) of John F. Keenan for legislation to define surplus for retirement systems; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1423) of John F. Keenan, Michael F. Rush, James J. Dwyer, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase membership in the PRIM Board; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1425) of John F. Keenan, Frank A. Moran, Michael D. Brady, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow for payment in lieu of a disability allowance; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1427) of Thomas M. McGee and Jack Lewis for legislation to authorize a local option for group retirement classification; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1428) of Thomas M. McGee and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to creditable service for teachers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1429) of Thomas M. McGee, William Crocker, James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide retirement benefits for veterans; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1431) of Thomas M. McGee and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to ordinary disability retirements; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1432) of Thomas M. McGee for legislation relative to retirement allowances of certain married persons; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1437) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to violent altercations involving a law enforcement officer; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1438) of Michael O. Moore and Paul K. Frost for legislation to authorize the state board of retirement to grant creditable service to Michael L. Broyles; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1439) of Michael O. Moore, James J. O'Day and Harriette L. Chandler for legislation relative to retired public employees not eligible for Medicare; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1440) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation relative to harbormasters retirement; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1443) of Marc R. Pacheco, James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico and Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to corrections officers injured in the line of duty; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1444) of Marc R. Pacheco, James B. Eldridge and Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to public higher education campus police officers injured in the line of duty; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1445) of Marc R. Pacheco, Sal N. DiDomenico and Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to line of duty injury benefits for public employees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1447) of Marc R. Pacheco for legislation relative to disability pension benefits and earnings reports; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1448) of Marc R. Pacheco, James B. Eldridge and Michael D. Brady for legislation to cap copays and deductibles for GIC subscribers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1450) of Marc R. Pacheco, Michael D. Brady, Danielle W. Gregoire, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the cost of living adjustment for public retirees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1454) of Richard J. Ross and Shawn Dooley for legislation to authorize the State Retirement Board to grant creditable service to John Lyons; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1455) of Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to retirement board membership; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1456) of Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to Group 1, Group 2 or Group 4 employees with creditable service to serve on retirement boards; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1457) of Richard J. Ross, Ryan C. Fattman and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to pension fund performance and accountability; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1458) of Richard J. Ross and Elizabeth A. Poirier for legislation relative to retirement board contracting; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1459) of Richard J. Ross and Elizabeth A. Poirier for legislation relative to retirement board member training; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1460) of Michael F. Rush, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to veteran creditable service for certain public retirees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1463) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to civil service reserve lists; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1464) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry relative to creditable service for retirement purposes for non-public school service; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1465) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to veterans creditable service; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1466) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to protect volunteer law enforcement; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1468) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to expand insurance choices for state and local employees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1469) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to just compensation for Susan Hubbard; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1470) of James E. Timilty, Frank A. Moran, Jose F. Tosado, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the contraction of MRSA by public safety personnel; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1472) of James E. Timilty, Massachusetts Coalition of Police and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide additional benefits to survivors of certain public safety employees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1474) of James E. Timilty, Frank A. Moran, Thomas M. McGee, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to group insurance costs for certain public retirees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1480) of James E. Timilty, Kenneth J. Donnelly and Paul Tucker for legislation relative to pension forfeiture; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1481) of James E. Timilty, Aaron Vega, Jack Lewis, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair and affordable public retiree benefits; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1485) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to continuing education for retirement boards; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1487) of Walter F. Timilty for legislation relative to the retirement options of certain educational personnel; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1488) of Walter F. Timilty, Frank A. Moran, Daniel J. Ryan, Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation relative to eligibility to become a firefighter or police officer; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1489) of Walter F. Timilty and Michelle M. DuBois for legislation to authorize creditable service for certain public higher education faculty and professional employees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2147) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation relative to retirement buy back into the Massachusetts State Retirement system for Debra Kay Boudreau; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2171) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Rodrigues and William M. Straus for legislation relative to the retirement allowance of Jana Cavanaugh; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2215) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Eric P. Lesser for legislation to provide fair and equitable line of duty death benefits for public employees, reports the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2491).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Public Service
Status:
Referred to Senate Committee on Rules

Order History

Displaying 5 actions for Order S.2491
Date Branch Action
4/26/2018 Senate Reported from the committee on Public Service
4/26/2018 Senate Accompanied by S1025, S1382, S1383, S1384, S1388, S1391, S1395, S1396, S1397, S1398, S1399, S1402, S1403, S1404, S1406, S1407, S1408, S1410, S1411, S1412, S1413, S1415, S1417, S1421, S1422, S1423, S1425, S1427, S1428, S1429, S1431, S1432, S1437, S1438, S1439, S1440, S1443, S1444, S1445, S1447, S1448, S1450, S1454, S1455, S1456, S1457, S1458, S1459, S1460, S1463, S1464, S1465, S1466, S1468, S1469, S1470, S1472, S1474, S1480, S1481, S1485, S1487, S1488, S1489, S2147, S2171 and S2215
4/26/2018 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
5/14/2018 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules
1/1/2019 Senate No further action taken

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