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Welcome to the Massachusetts House of Representatives Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Web Site. On this page you will find information and documents related to the House Ways and Means Budget and full text of all Amendments offered by Representatives to the budget document. You can access this information on April 9, 2014, after 12:00 pm by clicking on the associated links below. Thank you for visiting this page, and please check back often!

  • FY 2015 Conference Committee Report
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    Brian S. Dempsey

    House Ways and Means Chair
    Brian S. Dempsey (Bio)

    Amendment Text & Status

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    Amendment* Sponsor Title Subject Action
    1 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Commission to Study Retiree Health Care Reform Constitutional Officers and State Administration Consolidated "B"
    2 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Connector Cost Study Health and Human Services Consolidated "H"
    3 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Online Identity Authentication System Social Services Consolidated "D"
    4 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Background Check Requirements Department of Children and Families Social Services Consolidated "D"
    5 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Allowable Earning Increase for Disability Retirees Constitutional Officers and State Administration Consolidated "B"
    6 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Optometrist Expansion Legislation, Non-Budget Withdrawn
    7 Sheila C. Harrington Best Interests of the Child Social Services Consolidated "D"
    8 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Agency Credit Card Audit Constitutional Officers and State Administration Adopted
    9 Matthew A. Beaton Banning Level 2 and 3 Sex Offenders from Public Housing Hotels and Motels Housing Consolidated "E"
    10 Angelo L. D'Emilia 2014 Sales Tax Holiday Revenue Withdrawn
    11 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Controlled Substance Analogue Judiciary Consolidated "G"
    12 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Electronic Paperwork Constitutional Officers and State Administration Consolidated "B"
    13 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Children Trust Fund Tax Check-Off Legislation, Non-Budget Withdrawn
    14 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Pharmacist Scope of Practice Public Health Consolidated "F"
    15 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. DCF Hiring of a Physician Medical Director Social Services Consolidated "D"
    16 Keiko M. Orrall Cost-Benefit Analysis for PARCC Education and Local Aid Adopted, as Changed
    17 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Direct Shipment of Wine Legislation, Non-Budget Adopted, as Changed
    18 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Study of ER Co-payments Health and Human Services Consolidated "H"
    19 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. DCF Report on the Integrated Casework Practice Model Social Services Adopted
    20 Matthew A. Beaton Encouraging Competitiveness in MassSave Program Energy and Environmental Affairs Consolidated "C"
    21 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. DNA Collection Legislation, Non-Budget Withdrawn
    22 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Electric Vehicle Plug-In Registration Transportation Consolidated "B"
    23 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Fairness in Workers Compensation Labor and Economic Development Consolidated "I"
    24 Matthew A. Beaton Establishment of the Alternative Fuels Revolving Fund Energy and Environmental Affairs Consolidated "C"
    25 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Study of Expanding Medicaid Express Lane Health and Human Services Consolidated "H"
    26 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Price Reducing of Alcoholic Beverages Legislation, Non-Budget Withdrawn
    27 Steven S. Howitt Insurance Points Surcharges Legislation, Non-Budget Withdrawn
    28 Sheila C. Harrington Indigent Counsel Fee Collection Judiciary Consolidated "G"
    29 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Reforming the Regulatory Process Constitutional Officers and State Administration Consolidated "B"
    30 Matthew A. Beaton Limiting Administrative Costs and Encouraging Significant Investments in Energy Efficiency Energy and Environmental Affairs Consolidated "C"
    31 Paul K. Frost Inventory Tax Commission Revenue Adopted (Roll Call #339)
    32 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Study of Naloxone Universal Purchasing Public Health Consolidated "F"
    33 Matthew A. Beaton Net Metering Reform to Reduce the Cost of Electricity Energy and Environmental Affairs Consolidated "C"
    34 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Student Entrepreneurial Development and Economic Investment Fund Labor and Economic Development Consolidated "I"
    35 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Out-Of-State Client Department of Children and Families Social Services Consolidated "D"
    36 Keiko M. Orrall Limiting Scope of Curriculum Control Education and Local Aid Consolidated "A"
    37 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Inmate Fee - Social Innovation Public Safety Consolidated "G"
    38 Matthew A. Beaton Relative to Capturing deep energy efficiency investments Energy and Environmental Affairs Consolidated "C"
    39 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Study to Enroll Inmates in MassHealth Health and Human Services Consolidated "H"
    40 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Inspection Sticker Insurance Surcharge Legislation, Non-Budget Withdrawn
    41 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Tax Credit for Hiring Individuals Collecting Unemployment Benefits Revenue Withdrawn
    42 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Survey Commission for Department of Children and Families Social Services Consolidated "D"
    43 Angelo L. D'Emilia Municipal Gas Tax Exemption Revenue Adopted, as Amended Further amendment adopted (Roll Call #335)
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    (Further)
    Stephen Kulik Further to Amendment 43 Revenue Adopted (Roll Call #335)
    44 Elizabeth A. Poirier Sunshine Dislcosures Constitutional Officers and State Administration Consolidated "B"
    45 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Juvenile First Degree Murder Judiciary Consolidated "G"
    46 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Highly Paid State Employee Compensation Study Constitutional Officers and State Administration Consolidated "B"
    47 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Tax Credit for Small Businesses Revenue Withdrawn
    48 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Tax Credit Effectiveness Study Revenue Withdrawn
    49 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Tax Credit for the Manufacturing Industry Revenue Withdrawn
    50 Steven S. Howitt Updating the Safe Insurance Driver Plan Legislation, Non-Budget Withdrawn
    51 Randy Hunt Codify the Substance Abuse and Prevention Task Force Public Health Consolidated "F"
    52 Keiko M. Orrall Pause PARCC Education and Local Aid Consolidated "A"
    53 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Treble Damages Labor and Economic Development Consolidated "I"
    54 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Prohibit Paid Counsel for Sex Offender Classification Hearings Judiciary Adopted, as Amended Further Amendment adopted (Roll Call #362)
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    Christopher M. Markey Further Amendment to #54 Judiciary Adopted (Roll Call #362)
    55 Peter J. Durant Personal Financial Literacy Education and Local Aid Consolidated "A"
    56 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Tax Amnesty Revenue Adopted, as Changed (Roll Call #340)
    57 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Veterans Training and Employment Program Veterans’ Services and Soldiers Homes Consolidated "D"
    58 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Establishing a Homeless Veteran Housing Priority Commission Veterans’ Services and Soldiers Homes Consolidated "D"
    59 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Public Service Announcements Constitutional Officers and State Administration Rejected
    60 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Special Education Services Delivery Education and Local Aid Consolidated "A"
    61 Keiko M. Orrall Reimbursement for PARCC IT Upgrades Education and Local Aid Consolidated "A"
    62 Angelo L. D'Emilia Quarterly Corporate Tax Payments Revenue Withdrawn
    63 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. Permanently Fixing Number of Members on Ward and Town Committees Legislation, Non-Budget Withdrawn
    64 Patricia A. Haddad Municipality Reimbursement Legislation, Non-Budget Adopted
    65 Ruth B. Balser Crystal Lake Energy and Environmental Affairs Consolidated "C"
    66 Ruth B. Balser Charles River Pathway Energy and Environmental Affairs Consolidated "C"
    67 James J. Lyons, Jr. An Amendment in Defense of Local Education Education and Local Aid Rejected (Roll Call #347)
    68 Ruth B. Balser Hammond Pond Energy and Environmental Affairs Consolidated "C"
    69 Ruth B. Balser Newton Highlands T Station Transportation Consolidated "B"
    70 George N. Peterson, Jr. Transparency in Water Management Energy and Environmental Affairs Consolidated "C"
    71 Patricia A. Haddad Relative to the Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund Legislation, Non-Budget Withdrawn
    72 Christopher G. Fallon Fellsmere Pond Reservoir Malden Withdrawn Withdrawn
    73 Carlo Basile American Red Cross Public Safety Consolidated "G"
    74 Christopher G. Fallon Community Gardens along MBTA tracks in Malden Withdrawn Withdrawn
    75 Patricia A. Haddad Physicians Assistants Legislation, Non-Budget Adopted, as Changed
    76 Ellen Story Craig's Doors of Amherst Housing Consolidated "E"
    77 Claire D. Cronin Easton Housing Authority Housing Consolidated "E"
    78 Daniel Cullinane Ventura Park Children's Playground and Baseball Field Energy and Environmental Affairs Consolidated "C"
    79 Carlo Basile State Police Directed Patrols on Constitution Beach Public Safety Consolidated "G"
    80 Patricia A. Haddad Transportation for Families in Shelter Housing Consolidated "E"
    81 Lori A. Ehrlich Algae Amendment Energy and Environmental Affairs Consolidated "C"
    82 Daniel Cullinane Mattapan Integrative Care Partnership Pilot Program Public Health Consolidated "F"
    83 Daniel Cullinane Haitian American Public Health Initiative (HAPHI) Public Health Consolidated "F"
    84 Lori A. Ehrlich Red Rock Park Amendment Energy and Environmental Affairs Consolidated "C"
    85 Patricia A. Haddad Katie Brown Educational Program Public Health Adopted, as Changed
    86 Lori A. Ehrlich Public Safety Upgrades Along Route 129 in Swampscott Labor and Economic Development Consolidated "I"
    87 Bradley H. Jones, Jr. ELEVATOR INSPECTIONS Public Safety Consolidated "G"
    88 Christopher G. Fallon Community Gardens Along MBTA Commuter Rail and Subway Tracks in Malden Constitutional Officers and State Administration Consolidated "B"
    89 Kate Hogan A Comprehensive Study of Home Health Agencies Elder Affairs Consolidated "H"
    90 William Smitty Pignatelli Berkshire County Homeless Services Housing Consolidated "E"
    91 William Smitty Pignatelli Bureau of Substance Abuse Programs Public Health Consolidated "F"
    92 William Smitty Pignatelli Fairview Hospital Health and Human Services Consolidated "H"
    93 Christopher G. Fallon Fellsmere Pond Reservoir Malden Energy and Environmental Affairs Consolidated "C"
    94 Susan Williams Gifford Wareham Turning Point Day Resource Center Housing Consolidated "E"
    95 Donald H. Wong District-Wide Robotics Program Labor and Economic Development Consolidated "I"
    96 Donald H. Wong Full Day Kindergarten Education and Local Aid Consolidated "A"
    97 Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. Tourism Marketing and Advertising for Wilbraham Nature and Cultural Council Labor and Economic Development Consolidated "I"
    98 David M. Nangle Preserving Rate Increases for Medicaid Enrollees Health and Human Services Consolidated "H"
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    *As Originally Filed