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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2659 193rd (Current)

An Act establishing a special commission to review the adequacy and equity of the Massachusetts school building program.

March , 2024 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 251) of Brendan P. Crighton, Michael J. Barrett and Peter Capano for legislation to modernize school construction; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 278) of Barry R. Finegold, Adam Scanlon and James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish a special commission to study the effectiveness of the Massachusetts School Building Authority; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 295) of John F. Keenan for legislation to create a facilities loan program for private special education schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 309) of Jason M. Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch and Kate Lipper-Garabedian for legislation to establish a special commission to review the adequacy and equity of the Massachusetts school building program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 331) of Jacob R. Oliveira for legislation to provide school building assistance for Special Education Collaboratives; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 359) of John C. Velis for legislation relative to school districts in receivership and the Massachusetts School Building Authority; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 431) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to technology upgrade programs for public schools; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 441) of Daniel Cahill relative to school construction; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 553) of Edward R. Philips relative to the feasibility of ergonomically designed school buildings and its beneficial impact on students and faculty; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 568) of Adam Scanlon, Barry R. Finegold and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the effectiveness of the Massachusetts School Building Authority; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 569) of Adam Scanlon, Michael P. Kushmerek and others relative to providing for school building assistance for special education collaboratives; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 606) of Marcus S. Vaughn and Ryan C. Fattman relative to School Building Advisory Board funding, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2659).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Education
Status:
Referred to Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Cosponsors/Original Petitioners

Name District/Address
Jason M. Lewis This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Fifth Middlesex
Adam Scanlon This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 14th Bristol
Barry R. Finegold This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Second Essex and Middlesex
Rebecca L. Rausch This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Norfolk, Worcester and Middlesex
Kate Lipper-Garabedian This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 32nd Middlesex
Rodney M. Elliott This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 16th Middlesex
James B. Eldridge This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Middlesex and Worcester
Marcus S. Vaughn This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 9th Norfolk
Margaret R. Scarsdale This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Middlesex
Bruce E. Tarr This sponsor is an original petitioner. * First Essex and Middlesex
Smitty Pignatelli This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 3rd Berkshire
Robyn K. Kennedy This sponsor is an original petitioner. * First Worcester
Colleen M. Garry This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 36th Middlesex
Christopher Hendricks This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 11th Bristol
* — Sponsor is an original petitioner.

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