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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2549 191st (Current)

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

Senate, February 20, 2020 -- The committee on Revenue, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1604) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sarah K. Peake, John J. Lawn, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide tax relief to seniors while creating affordable housing; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1612) of Nick Collins and Julian Cyr for legislation relative to encouraging diversity in tax credit programs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1617) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Colleen M. Garry and Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to a local option excise on the sale of alcoholic beverages for municipal substance abuse prevention and public health programs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1620) of Cynthia Stone Creem and Linda Dean Campbell for legislation relative to senior citizen property taxes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1634) of Julian Cyr and Dylan A. Fernandes for legislation relative to a bifurcated property tax; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1636) of Viriato M. deMacedo and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to authorize tax free contributions to a trust for the care of incapacitated parents or guardians; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1643) of Diana DiZoglio, Patrick M. O'Connor, Rebecca L. Rausch and Angelo M. Scaccia for legislation relative to tax abatements for deaf residents; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1645) of James B. Eldridge, Carolyn C. Dykema, Mike Connolly, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to mitigate water resource impacts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1659) of Paul R. Feeney, Jack Patrick Lewis, Brian W. Murray, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission to report on the people's budget; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1660) of Paul R. Feeney, David Paul Linsky, Anne M. Gobi, F. Jay Barrows and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the collection of personal property taxes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1671) of Anne M. Gobi, Edward J. Kennedy, Todd M. Smola, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure timely restitution payments to victims of crime; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1677) of Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to increase transparency of taxpayers rights; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1678) of Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to improve tax administration processes in the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1683) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Steven Ultrino, Edward J. Kennedy, Cindy F. Friedman and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1688) of Robert Jaruse, David F. DeCoste and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to lot rent abatement for veterans; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1692) of Edward J. Kennedy, David Allen Robertson, Patrick M. O'Connor, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide property tax relief for older adults; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1693) of Edward J. Kennedy and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to provide for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to a senior state property tax deferral program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1695) of Eric P. Lesser, Paul R. Feeney, Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a Lifelong Learning and Training Account program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1698) of Eric P. Lesser, Michael O. Moore, Shawn Dooley, Bud L. Williams and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Fire Fighters Academy Trust Fund; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1703) of Jason M. Lewis, Peter J. Durant, Colleen M. Garry and Michael O. Moore for legislation to authorize cities and towns to increase the local tax rate on meals; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1708) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to a social equity training and technical assistance fund; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1711) of Jason M. Lewis and Marian T. Ryan, Middlesex District Attorney for legislation relative to the establishment of and payments into an opioid stewardship fund; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1715) of Jason M. Lewis and Steven Ultrino for legislation relative to a universal basic income pilot; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1717) of Mark C. Montigny and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to increase the commuter tax deduction to reflect rising costs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1718) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to clarify occupancy excise and internet hotel room resellers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1722) of Mark C. Montigny, Mike Connolly, Mary S. Keefe and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation to protect homeowners from unfair tax lien practices by cities and towns; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1726) of Michael O. Moore for legislation to make certain changes in the administrative tax laws of the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1732) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to establish a local option to exempt fishermen from property taxes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1735) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to reduce senior citizen property taxes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1744) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to taxes and fee transparency; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1745) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to authorize a city or town to designate a check-off on its real estate tax bills and to establish an economic aid fund; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1746) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to property taxes and senior citizens; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1747) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to establish the Commonwealth Municipal Dog Park Trust Fund; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1751) of Irving Murstein, David F. DeCoste and David Allen Robertson for legislation to increase the property tax exemption for disabled veterans; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1755) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to create a special commission to study the implementation of a ride share tax credit; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1757) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to adopting the new market tax credits program for Massachusetts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1764) of Michael F. Rush, Angelo M. Scaccia, Patrick M. O'Connor, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home modifications for seniors; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1765) of Michael F. Rush, Carolyn C. Dykema, Patrick M. O'Connor, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation to grant property tax relief to seniors; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1766) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to create the Preservation of Historic Buildings Trust Fund; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1768) of Bruce E. Tarr, Shawn Dooley and David Allen Robertson for legislation relative property tax liability reduction for volunteer services; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1771) of Bruce E. Tarr, Sal N. DiDomenico, David F. DeCoste and David Allen Robertson for legislation to increase transparency of taxpayers rights; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1774) of Bruce E. Tarr and Shawn Dooley for legislation to dedicate a portion of the stabilization fund to cities and towns; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1780) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Michael O. Moore for legislation to repeal the Employer Medical Assistance Contribution Supplement Tax; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1790) of Bruce E. Tarr, David F. DeCoste and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to property tax relief for senior citizens; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1791) of Walter F. Timilty for legislation relative to funding of the Massachusetts State House police memorial; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1794) of Dean A. Tran, James Arciero and Joseph D. McKenna for legislation to increase property tax exemptions for disabled veterans, report the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2549).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Revenue
Status:
Referred to Senate Committee on Rules

Order History

Displaying 4 actions for Order S.2549
Date Branch Action
2/20/2020 Senate Reported from the committee on Revenue
2/20/2020 Senate Accompanied by S1604, S1612, S1617, S1620, S1634, S1636, S1643, S1645, S1659, S1660, S1671, S1677, S1678, S1683, S1688, S1692, S1693, S1695, S1698, S1703, S1708, S1711, S1715, S1717, S1718, S1722, S1726, S1732, S1735, S1744, S1745, S1746, S1747, S1751, S1755, S1757, S1764, S1765, S1766, S1768, S1771, S1774, S1780, S1790, S1791 and S1794
2/20/2020 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
2/24/2020 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules

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