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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2496 191st (Current)

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

Senate, February 3, 2020 -- The committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 821) of Michael J. Barrett for legislation to eliminate the public counsel fee; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 822) of Joseph A. Boncore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jennifer E. Benson, Cindy F. Friedman and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarity and consistency for the Justice Reinvestment Oversight Board; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 826) of Joseph A. Boncore, Joanne M. Comerford, Mike Connolly, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce mass incarceration; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 827) of Joseph A. Boncore and José F. Tosado for legislation relative to the enactment of the Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 828) of Joseph A. Boncore for legislation relative to jury instruction in criminal proceedings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 829) of Joseph A. Boncore, Michael J. Barrett, Tommy Vitolo, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 830) of Joseph A. Boncore, Liz Miranda and James K. Hawkins for legislation to address racial disparity in jury selection; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 831) of Joseph A. Boncore for legislation to ensure an open files policy; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 833) of Joseph A. Boncore for legislation relative to the recording of custodial interrogations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 836) of Michael D. Brady, José F. Tosado, Mike Connolly, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation to amend the foreclosure statute to require judicial foreclosure; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 837) 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. 838) of Michael D. Brady, Josh S. Cutler, Walter F. Timilty, Michael O. Moore 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. 839) of Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to the valuation of professional practices in divorce proceedings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 841) of Michael D. Brady for legislation to raise the cap for tort liability for charitable organizations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 842) of Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to child custody arrangements of military personnel; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 847) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to indigency; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 848) of William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation to determine the best interest of children in probate and family court; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 849) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to governmental and charitable tort liability; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 851) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to electronic signatures for electronic applications for criminal complaints; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 852) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to the punishment of organized retail crimes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 853) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to district court jurisdiction of threats to use deadly weapons, explosives, chemical or biological agents, or other devices or substances capable of causing death, serious bodily injury or substantial property damage; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 854) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to obsolete court records; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 856) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to archaic laws; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 857) of William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch and others for legislation to repeal mandatory life without parole; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 858) of William N. Brownsberger and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation relative to preventing discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity by educational institutions; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 859) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to juveniles accused of sex offenses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 860) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, David Paul Linsky, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to obtaining relief from abuse and harassment; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 862) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Rebecca L. Rausch, Daniel J. Hunt, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize voter registration and jury pool lists; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 863) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, David Paul Linsky, Edward J. Kennedy, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent illegal trafficking and gun violence among youth in the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 864) of Sonia Chang-Diaz and Elizabeth A. Malia for legislation to modernize post-eviction storage procedures; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 865) of Nick Collins for legislation relative to improving training for child advocates to recognize indicators of domestic violence; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 866) of Nick Collins for legislation relative to saving lives; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 867) of Nick Collins, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, David Biele and Daniel J. Ryan for legislation to require property owners to bear the cost of relocation assistance; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 868) of Nick Collins, Mike Connolly, Mary S. Keefe, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to require pre-foreclosure mediation and judicial oversight; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 870) of Joanne M. Comerford, Julian Cyr, Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation relative to protecting LGBTQ victims; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 871) of Joanne M. Comerford, Brian M. Ashe, Natalie M. Blais, Mindy Domb and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the use of public funds to pay awards, fines or settlements in cases where public officials are found responsible or guilty of sexual harassment or assault; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 872) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation relative to the adoption of children; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 873) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation relative to divorce procedures and judgments in certain Probate Court decisions; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 874) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation to improve juror service responses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 875) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation to improve juror service; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 876) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation to amend G.L. c. 221 § 27A: Obsolete or useless papers; disposition, destruction or storage; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 877) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation to make technical changes to the laws regulating a certain notarial act; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation relative to costs of appeals by the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 879) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation relative to the elective share of surviving spouses.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 880) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation relative to parental choice of terminology in certain domestic relations matters; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 881) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation relative to the appointment of GAL to institute contempt proceedings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 882) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation relative to safe and secure waiting areas; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 883) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation relative to access to a decedent's electronic mail accounts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 884) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation to clarify homestead estates and real estate titles; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 885) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation to preserve certain appellate rights; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 887) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation relative to the profits from crime; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 888) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an office of adult decisional support services; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 889) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Jack Patrick Lewis, Maria Duaime Robinson, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of administrative subpoenas to obtain telephone and internet records without judicial review; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 891) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation relative to archaic crimes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 892) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation to clarify the rights of joint owners of real property and abolish certain inconsistent or archaic rules; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 893) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation to provide landowners title protection; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 894) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Joanne M. Comerford, Denise Provost and James B. Eldridge for legislation to improve the accuracy of eyewitness identification procedures; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 895) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation to require that judgements for money damages be reported; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 896) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Uniform Trust Decanting Act; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 897) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Carlos Gonzalez, Jason M. Lewis, Mike Connolly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the expungement of records; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 901) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation to enhance investigations of sexual harassment and discrimination; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 903) of Julian Cyr, Kay Khan, Mary S. Keefe, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to streamline housing production; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 904) of Julian Cyr, Maria Duaime Robinson and Dylan A. Fernandes for legislation relative to protections for good samaritans; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 906) of Julian Cyr, Timothy R. Whelan and Dylan A. Fernandes for legislation relative to grandparents raising grandchildren; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 907) of Viriato M. deMacedo, David F. DeCoste and Mathew J. Muratore for legislation relative to mandatory sentences for committing assaults on a law enforcement officers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 908) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Steven S. Howitt and Mathew J. Muratore for legislation to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth from drunk drivers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 909) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael D. Brady, Patrick M. O'Connor and others for legislation to authorize arrests without a warrant for leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 910) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Julian Cyr, Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to transparency in court proceedings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 911) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Lindsay N. Sabadosa for legislation relative to Trial Court data collection; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 912) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Mathew J. Muratore and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to protect certain persons rendering emergency care from liability; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 914) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Daniel J. Hunt, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect survivors of rape and their children; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 915) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore, James B. Eldridge and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to restore enforcement of civil rights; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 916) of Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to housing court jurisdiction; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 917) of Diana DiZoglio, Patrick M. O'Connor and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation relative to voluntary civil commitment for alcohol and substance abuse treatment; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 918) of Diana DiZoglio and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to civil commitment length of treatment for alcohol and substance abuse; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 919) of Diana DiZoglio, Patrick M. O'Connor and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation relative to the failure to appear in court due to enrollment in rehabilitation or detoxification facilities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 920) of Bassam Haddad for legislation relative to the statute of limitations in civil child sexual abuse cases; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 921) of Brian Coppola for legislation relative to the penalties for hazing by secondary or post secondary students residing in residential schools designated as handicapped housing; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 922) of Brian Coppola for legislation relative to juvenile sexual abuse and violence; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 924) of Diana DiZoglio, Timothy R. Whelan, Patrick M. O'Connor, Tram T. Nguyen and other members of the General Court for legislation to deny paternity rights to rapists; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 925) of Diana DiZoglio for legislation to ensure transparency in the recording of mortgage assignments; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 926) of Diana DiZoglio, Patrick M. O'Connor and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation relative to the reporting of neglect or abuse by mandated reporters; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 927) of Paul W. Cote and Lindsay N. Sabadosa for legislation relative to restoration of rights; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 929) of Diana DiZoglio, David F. DeCoste, Jason M. Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation concerning sexual harassment policies in the commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 930) of Diana DiZoglio for legislation relative to statutes of repose; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 932) of Ryan C. Fattman, Shaunna L. O'Connell and Michael J. Soter for legislation to strengthen the identity law; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 933) of Ryan C. Fattman, Joseph D. McKenna, David Allen Robertson and Michael J. Soter for legislation relative to dangerousness hearings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 934) of Ryan C. Fattman, Joseph D. McKenna and Michael J. Soter for legislation relative to direct food donations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 935) of Paul R. Feeney, Bradford Hill, Viriato M. deMacedo, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform alimony in the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 936) of Barry R. Finegold, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Eric P. Lesser for legislation relative to the privacy of a decedent’s electronic communication; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 938) of Cindy F. Friedman, Kay Khan, Liz Miranda and Marcos A. Devers for legislation relative to guilty but with a mental illness; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 940) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jason M. Lewis, Mike Connolly, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce recidivism among emerging adults; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 941) of Cindy F. Friedman for legislation relative to improving access to emergency treatment plans; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 943) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation relative to increasing the fee for temporary justice of the peace licenses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 944) of Anne M. Gobi and Dean A. Tran for legislation relative to advertising by justices of the peace for the solemnization of marriages; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 945) of Anne M. Gobi, Denise Provost and Susannah M. Whipps for legislation relative to the expansion of the Good Samaritan law; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 947) of Anne M. Gobi and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to exempt dog training areas from civil or criminal action relating to noise pollution; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 948) of Anne M. Gobi and Matthew Sardi for legislation relative to revising certain laws that unconstitutionally proscribe private consensual conduct between adults; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 949) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation to establish a commission to study judicial accountability in the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 950) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to lift the billable hours cap for bar advocates; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 951) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to establish the right of disposition; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 953) of Adam G. Hinds, Mary S. Keefe, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Mindy Domb and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance data transparency within the prosecutorial system; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 954) of Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to further regulate name changes of registered sex offenders; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 955) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Provost, James B. Eldridge, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance justice for families harmed by lead ; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 957) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis, Mary S. Keefe, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to compensation for victims of wrongful conviction; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 958) of John F. Keenan, Kris MacDonald, Patrick M. O'Connor and Ryan C. Fattman for legislation relative to the wrongful death or injury of animal companions; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 959) of John F. Keenan and Kevin Murphy for legislation relative to examinations for applicants to the trial court; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 961) of John F. Keenan for legislation to authorize electronic signatures on search warrant applications; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 964) of Edward J. Kennedy, Mike Connolly, Mary S. Keefe, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a foreclosure review division; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 965) of Edward J. Kennedy and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to the use of public transportation by jurors; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 966) of Eric P. Lesser, José F. Tosado and Michael O. Moore for legislation to clarify municipal authority regarding cash sureties and foreclosures; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 967) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to prejudgment interest rates; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 968) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation to protect the privacy of 911 callers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 969) of Jason M. Lewis, Marian T. Ryan, Middlesex District Attorney and Kate Hogan for legislation relative to visitation and family court matters in domestic violence cases; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 970) of Vincent Lawrence Dixon for legislation to enhance state anti-trust powers and enforcement; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 971) of Vincent Lawrence Dixon for legislation or a commission to review, replace, and eliminate the Grand Jury System; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 972) of Vincent Lawrence Dixon for legislation to provide for the improvement of required standards of Clerk Magistrates; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 973) of Vincent Lawrence Dixon for legislation to provide for the development of a Graduate Judicial Training School; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 974) of Norma Powell for legislation to reform the judicial system; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 975) of Jason M. Lewis and Marian T. Ryan, Middlesex District Attorney for legislation to provide protection from child enticement; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 976) of Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce tobacco sales to minors; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 977) of Jason M. Lewis and Marian T. Ryan, Middlesex District Attorney for legislation relative to the protection of vulnerable adults from sexual assault committed by mandated reporters, persons in a position of trust and providers of transportation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 979) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to judicial discretion for probation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 980) of Joan B. Lovely, Walter F. Timilty, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Patrick M. O'Connor 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. 981) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to impose a penalty for the damaging of historic homes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 986) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation relative to public charity executive and board directors compensation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 987) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to extend the statute of limitations for certain actions involving international human rights abuses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 988) of Mark C. Montigny, Patrick M. O'Connor and Michael D. Brady for legislation to protect survivors of domestic abuse; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 990) of Mark C. Montigny and James K. Hawkins for legislation to improve enforcement for tethering violations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 991) of Mark C. Montigny, Patrick M. O'Connor, Michael D. Brady, Hannah Kane and others for legislation to provide a DNA exception for statute of limitations on sex offenses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 992) of Mark C. Montigny, Patricia A. Haddad, Michael O. Moore, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen laws combatting human trafficking and protecting survivors of modern-day slavery; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 993) of Mark C. Montigny, Patricia A. Haddad, Michael O. Moore, Patrick M. O'Connor and others for legislation to enhance the lives of survivors of human trafficking; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 994) 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. 996) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to revise the charitable immunity cap; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 997) of Michael O. Moore, Timothy R. Whelan and Jonathan D. Zlotnik for legislation to update hunter harassment laws; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 998) of Michael O. Moore, Timothy R. Whelan and Hannah Kane for legislation to authorize electronic signatures on search warrant applications; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1000) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to the safety of courthouses and remote court proceedings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1001) of Michael O. Moore and Brian W. Murray for legislation to improve the quality of courthouse security; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1002) of Michael O. Moore, Timothy R. Whelan and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to update the Commonwealth's wiretap statutes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1003) of Patrick M. O'Connor and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to level-three sex offender residency restrictions; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1004) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to establish a special commission relative to the uniformity of sex offender residency restrictions in the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1005) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to health care proxies; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1006) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to crimes against police officers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1007) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to vandalism and tagging; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1008) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to juvenile offenders; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1009) of Patrick M. O'Connor and David F. DeCoste for legislation relative to the protection of police officers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1010) of Patrick M. O'Connor, David Allen Robertson, Kay Khan, Ryan C. Fattman and others for legislation relative to visitation rights of grandparents; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1011) of Patrick M. O'Connor, David Allen Robertson, David F. DeCoste, Ryan C. Fattman and others for legislation to set proportionate penalties for the distribution of heroin, fentanyl, and carfentanil; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1014) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Mike Connolly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to consensual adolescent sexual activity; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1015) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Paul A. Schmid, III and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to expedite the transfer of cases to the permit session of land court; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1016) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to bank robberies and collection of fraudulent checks; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1017) of Michael F. Rush, Jason M. Lewis, Shawn Dooley, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to social networking impersonation or harassment; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1018) of Bruce E. Tarr, James T. Welch, Colleen M. Garry, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safe driving and open containers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1019) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to recover assets used in the commission of sexual offenses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1020) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to sexual deviants; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1021) of Bruce E. Tarr and David Allen Robertson for legislation to provide for increased penalties for persons who commit crimes against the elderly; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1022) of Bruce E. Tarr and David Allen Robertson for legislation relative to habitual drunk drivers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1023) of Bruce E. Tarr and David Allen Robertson for legislation to promote rental housing stability.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1024) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to streamline zoning appeals; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1025) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael J. Soter, Joseph A. Boncore, Norman J. Orrall and others for legislation relative to crimes relating to distribution of controlled substances causing death; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1026) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to hate crimes ; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1027) of Bruce E. Tarr, Sheila C. Harrington and Shaunna L. O'Connell for legislation relative to protecting animals from cruelty; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1028) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to treble damages; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1029) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to wiretapping for drug trafficking offenses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1030) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to modernize the Massachusetts wiretap law; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1032) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the tracking of medical malpractice cases ; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1033) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to sexually violent predators; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1034) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a divorce task force; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1035) of Bruce E. Tarr and Shaunna L. O'Connell for legislation relative to involuntary holds for overdose treatment; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1036) of Walter F. Timilty for legislation to establish penalties for obstructing a state highway; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1038) of Dean A. Tran and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to impersonating a public officer; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1039) of James T. Welch for legislation to establish a fund to assist families of murder victims; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1040) of James T. Welch for legislation to increase penalties for assault, assault and battery, stalking, and criminal harassment at youth sporting events; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1871) of Eric P. Lesser, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and José F. Tosado for legislation to establish a commission on electronic notarization; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2227) Message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation to protect children from serial rapists; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2274) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan B. Lovely and James J. O'Day for legislation relative to the well-being of new mothers and infants; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2342) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Diana DiZoglio for legislation to require the inclusion of certain civil rights offense information in the statewide domestic violence record keeping system; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2382) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Barry R. Finegold, Mark C. Montigny, Tram T. Nguyen, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to preventing suicide, report the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2496).

Bill Information

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

Order History

Displaying 4 actions for Order S.2496
Date Branch Action
2/3/2020 Senate Reported from the committee on The Judiciary
2/3/2020 Senate Accompanied by S821, S822, S826, S827, S828, S829, S830, S831, S833, S836, S837, S838, S839, S841, S842, S847, S848, S849, S851, S852, S853, S854, S856, S857, S858, S859, S860, S862, S863, S864, S865, S866, S867, S868, S870, S871, S872, S873, S874, S875, S876, S877, S878, S879, S880, S881, S882, S883, S884, S885, S887, S888, S889, S891, S892, S893, S894, S895, S896, S897, S900, S901, S903, S904, S906, S907, S908, S909, S910, S911, S912, S914, S915, S916, S917, S918, S919, S920, S921, S922, S924, S925, S926, S927, S929, S930, S932, S933, S934, S935, S936, S938, S940, S941, S943, S944, S945, S947, S948, S949, S950, S951, S953, S954, S955, S957, S958, S959, S961, S964, S965, S966, S967, S968, S969, S970, S971, S972, S973, S974, S975, S976, S977, S979, S980, S981, S986, S987, S988, S990, S991, S992, S993, S994, S996, S997, S998, S1000, S1001, S1002, S1003, S1004, S1005, S1006, S1007, S1008, S1009, S1010, S1011, S1014, S1015, S1016, S1017, S1018, S1019, S1020, S1021, S1022, S1023, S1024, S1025, S1026, S1027, S1028, S1029, S1030, S1032, S1033, S1034, S1035, S1036, S1038, S1039, S1040, S1871, S2227, S2274, S2342 and S2382
2/3/2020 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
2/6/2020 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules

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