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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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Acushnet

Adams

Amherst

Ashfield

Ashland

  • H.3875
    An Act dissolving the Redevelopment Authority in the Town of Ashland By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3875) of Jack Lewis (by vote of the town) that the town of Ashland be authorized to assume all rights, obligations, contracts, title to property, assets, liabilities, including outstanding litigation, and responsibilities of the Ashland Redevelopment Authority. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Athol

Barnstable

Belmont

Berlin

Beverly

  • H.3950
    An Act relative to chapter 7 of the acts of 2009 By Representative Parisella of Beverly and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3950) of Jerald A. Parisella and Joan B. Lovely (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Beverly be authorized to further regulate the issuance of a certain liquor license in said city. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]

Boston

Bourne

  • H.3918
    An Act amending the charter of the town of Bourne By Representative Vieira of Falmouth and Senator deMacedo, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3918) of David T. Vieira, Viriato M. deMacedo and Randy Hunt (by vote of the town) that the town of Bourne be authorized to amend the charter of said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Boxford

Boylston

Braintree

Brewster

  • H.2634
    An Act providing local aid enhancement for the town of Brewster By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2634) of Sarah K. Peake, Timothy R. Whelan and Julian Cyr (by vote of the town) relative to the application of the local option room occupancy excise tax in the town of Brewster. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]

Brockton

Burlington

  • H.3536
    An Act authorizing the town of Burlington to grant additional alcoholic beverages licenses By Representative Gordon of Bedford and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3536) of Kenneth I. Gordon (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Burlington to grant six additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises and two additional licenses for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.2789
    An Act relative to town meeting members in the town of Burlington By Representative Gordon of Bedford and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2789) of Kenneth I. Gordon (by vote of the town) relative to the eligibility of town meeting members to hold other elected positions in town government of the town of Burlington. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Cambridge

Canton

Carlisle

Charlemont

Charlton

Chatham

  • H.2635
    An Act relative to boat excise tax revenue for the Chatham waterfront By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Cyr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2635) of Sarah K. Peake and Julian Cyr (by vote of the town) that the town of Chatham be authorized to use revenue from the boat excise tax for waterway improvement fund purposes. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.2374
    An Act relative to the prevailing wage in the town of Chatham By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Cyr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2374) of Sarah K. Peake and Julian Cyr (by vote of the town) that the town of Chatham be exempt from complying with certain labor law requirements. Labor and Workforce Development. [Local Approval Received.]

Chelmsford

Chicopee

  • H.2781
    An Act authorizing the city of Chicopee to lease a certain building By Representative Wagner of Chicopee and Senator Welch, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2781) of Joseph F. Wagner and James T. Welch (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Chicopee be authorized to lease a certain building in said city for a term of twenty-five years. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.3942
    An Act relative to the retirement benefits of certain employees of the city of Chicopee By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3942) of Joseph F. Wagner and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the Chicopee Contributory Retirement System be authorized to allow certain members to purchase creditable service for military service. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]

Concord

  • H.1097
    An Act to amend the town charter of Concord By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1097) of Cory Atkins and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) for legislation to amend the town charter of Concord. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Dalton

Danvers

Dedham

Dennis

Dracut

East Bridgewater

Eastham

  • H.2423
    An Act relative to the charter of the town of Eastham By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Cyr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2423) of Sarah K. Peake and Julian Cyr (by vote of the town) for legislation to amend the charter of the town of Eastham. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Easthampton

Essex

Fairhaven

Fall River

Falmouth

  • H.3792
    An Act concerning local room tax in the town of Falmouth By Mr. Fernandes of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3792) of Dylan Fernandes (by vote of the town) that the town of Falmouth be authorized to impose a room occupancy tax on vacation and leisure accommodations. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]

Foxborough

Framingham

Franklin

Great Barrington

Greenfield

Hardwick

Harvard

Harwich

Hingham

Holden

Holyoke

Hubbardston

  • S.1135
    An Act authorizing the town of Hubbardston to convey a certain parcel of land By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1135) of Anne M. Gobi and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Hubbardston to exchange of a parcel of land located on Ragged Hill Road for a parcel of land located on Gardner Road. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Hull

Lakeville

Lancaster

Lawrence

Lee

Lenox

Leominster

Leyden

Lincoln

Lowell

Lynn

Lynnfield

Mansfield

Marlborough

Marshfield

Medford

Methuen

Middlefield

Middleton

  • H.3725
    An Act relative to the Middleton town charter By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3725) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and Theodore C. Speliotis (by vote of the town) that the town of Middleton be authorized to elect a moderator for a term of three years and change the annual town meeting day to the third Tuesday in May. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]

Milford

  • H.3764
    An Act establishing representative town meetings By Mr. Murray of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3764) of Brian Murray and Ryan C. Fattman (by vote of the town) that the town of Milford be authorized to add the positions of town administrator and finance director as town meeting members. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.3762
    An Act establishing an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on premises By Mr. Murray of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3762) of Brian Murray and Ryan C. Fattman (by vote of the town) that the town of Milford be authorized to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.3784
    An Act authorizing the town of Milford to appoint water commissioners By Mr. Murray of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3784) of Brian Murray and Ryan C. Fattman (by vote of the town) that the town of Milford be authorized to acquire the Milford Water Company, appoint a board of water commissioners and contract with a water department manager. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Millbury

  • H.3739
    An Act authorizing the town of Millbury to issue an additional liquor license By Representative Frost of Auburn and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3739) of Paul K. Frost and Michael O. Moore (by vote of the town) that the town of Millbury be authorized to issue an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]

Millis

Milton

Nantucket

Natick

New Braintree

  • SD.2346
    An Act amending Chapter 268 of the Acts of 2000 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Anne M. Gobi and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. (by vote of the town of New Braintree) for legislation to amend Chapter 268 of the Acts of 2000. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. [Local Approval Received.]

Newburyport

North Adams

North Andover

North Attleborough

Norwood

  • H.3748
    An Act relative to the town clerk and town accountant in the town of Norwood By Representative Rogers of Norwood and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3748) of John H. Rogers and Michael F. Rush (by vote of the town) relative to the appointment of the positions of town clerk and town accountant in the town of Norwood. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Orleans

Oxford

Palmer

Peabody

Pittsfield

Plainville

Plymouth

Provincetown

Quincy

Reading

Rehoboth

Revere

Salem

Sandwich

Seekonk

  • H.2087
    An Act relative to establishing a charter commission By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2087) of Steven S. Howitt (by vote of the town) that the town of Seekonk be authorized to hold an election for the purpose of voting to seat a charter commission for said town. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]

Shelburne

Shrewsbury

Somerville

Southborough

Springfield

Stoughton

Sudbury

Sutton

Swampscott

Taunton

Templeton

Truro

Upton

Uxbridge

Ware

Wareham

Warren

Watertown

Wayland

Webster

  • H.3781
    An Act releasing a restriction on certain property in the town of Webster By Representative McKenna of Webster and Senator Fattman, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joseph D. McKenna and Ryan C. Fattman (by vote of the town) that the commissioner of the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance be authorized to release a restriction on a certain property in the town of Webster. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. [Local Approval Received.]

Wellesley

Wellfleet

Wendell

West Boylston

West Newbury

Westborough

Westford

  • H.3737
    An Act authorizing the town of Westford to issue an additional liquor license By Representative Arciero of Westford and Senator Donoghue, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3737) of James Arciero and Eileen M. Donoghue (by vote of the town) that the town of Westford be authorized to issue an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.3738
    An Act authorizing the town of Westford to issue an additional liquor license By Representative Arciero of Westford and Senator Donoghue, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3738) of James Arciero and Eileen M. Donoghue (by vote of the town) that the town of Westford be authorized to issue an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]

Westminster

Weston

  • H.3873
    An Act relative to the town of Weston town meeting By Representative Peisch of Wellesley and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3873) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) that the town of Weston be authorized to increase the number of signatures required to place an article on the warrant of said town. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]

Westport

Whately

Williamsburg

Woburn

  • H.2779
    An Act relative to the traffic commission in the city of Woburn By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2779) of James J. Dwyer and Jay R. Kaufman (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to effective dates of rules and regulations established by the traffic commission of the city of Woburn. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Wrentham