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CALENDAR
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017.
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 [At eleven o’clock A. M.]
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ORDERS OF THE DAY.
 
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3. [H. 785] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Chris Grammaticas (House, No. 785). 3d. [03/09/17.] [Cronin-Murphy.]

 

 

11. [H. 3452] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Kevin Blake, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (House, No. 3452). 3d. [04/05/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.]

 

 

14. [H. 1114] Bill authorizing the town of Westport to convey a non-exclusive access easement in a portion of town property at 493 Old County Road to benefit 497 Old County Road (House, No. 1114). 3d. [04/20/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

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17. [H. 1121] Bill regarding town meeting articles in the town of Framingham (House, No. 1121). 3d. [04/20/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

23. [H. 1433] Bill relative to the position of director of public works in the town of West Boylston (House, No. 1433). 3d. [05/04/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

24. [H. 1450] Bill authorizing the town of Ware to exempt David A. Powers from the maximum age requirement for applying for civil service appointment as a firefighter (House, No. 1450). 3d. [05/04/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

27. [H. 3450] Engrossed Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Marie Visco, an employee of the Department of Public Health (see House, No. 3450, amended). [Parisella-Murphy.] 

    [Returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see House, No. 3675).]

       [Amended by the House in line 3 by striking out the words "employee of the commonwealth who is related to Marie Visco and any"; and by inserting before the enacting clause the following emergency preamble:

               "Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith a sick leave bank for a certain employee of the department of public health, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.".]

       [Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading – 05/08/17.]

32. [H. 1602] Bill enhancing the volunteer service tax reduction for veterans (House, No. 1602). 3d. [05/10/17.] [Kaufman-Murphy.]

 

 

38. [H. 3303] Bill relative to exempted accommodations (House, No. 3303). 3d. [05/11/17.] [Kaufman-Murphy.] [Reported on Senate, No. 1601.]

 

 

42. [H. 3360] Bill designating May as Asian American Pacific Islander month (House, No. 3360). 3d. [05/18/17.] [Benson-Murphy.]

 

 

44. [H. 249] Bill relative to the powers and duties of a regional school district (House, No. 249). 3d. [05/24/17.] [Peisch-Murphy.]

 

 

48. [H. 1691] Bill declaring the third Saturday of the month of October as Massachusetts minutemen and militia day (House, No. 1691, changed). 3d. [05/25/17.] [Benson-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 1692.]

     [Changed in line 6 by inserting after the word "all" the word "Massachusetts".]

 

 

49. [H. 2676] Resolve relative to the commemoration of Governor James and General John Sullivan (House, No. 2676). 3d. [05/25/17.] [Benson-Murphy.]

 

 

50. [H. 2680] Bill relative to recognition of the "Honor and Remember" flag in the Commonwealth (House, No. 2680). 3d. [05/25/17.] [Benson-Murphy.]

 

 

51. [H. 3667] Bill relative to local control of boat excise revenue (House, No. 3667). 3d. [05/25/17.] [Kaufman-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 1634.]

 

 

53. [S. 1567] Bill clarifying occupancy excise and internet hotel room resellers (printed as Senate, No. 1567). 3d. [06/07/17.] [Kaufman-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 3324.]

 

 

54. [H. 2788] Bill granting the city of Somerville the authority to require the adoption of institutional master plans subject to the review and approval by the municipality (House, No. 2788). 3d. [06/07/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

55. [H. 2923] Bill designating a certain area in the Dorchester section of the city of Boston in memory of Carl E. Hosea, Jr. (House, No. 2923). 3d. [06/07/17.] [Pignatelli-Murphy.]

 

 

56. [H. 3660] Bill requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving (House, No. 3660). d. [06/07/17.] [Straus-Murphy.] [Reported on House Nos. 1882, 1892 and 3444.]

 

 

57. [H. 3673] Bill to revise the town of Barnstable sewer regulations (House, No. 3673). 3d. [06/07/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

62. [H. 302] Bill relative to school threats (House, No. 302). 3d. [06/08/17.] [Peisch-Murphy.]

 

 

63. [H. 3217] Bill relative to the Lancaster sewer district (House, No. 3217). 3d. [06/08/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.]

 

 

73. [H. 137] Bill allowing businesses to sign up for the "Do Not Call" list (House, No. 137). 3d. [06/21/17.] [Chan-Murphy.]

 

 

75. [H. 3753] Bill authorizing the city of Salem to grant 1 additional liquor license for the sale of wine and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 3753). 3d. [06/21/17.] [Chan-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 2793.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

78. [H. 169] Bill relative to unsolicited credit cards, checks, and vouchers by mail (House, No. 169). 3d. [06/23/17.] [Chan-Murphy.]

 

 

79. [H. 172] Bill regulating residential paving (House, No. 172). 3d. [06/23/17.] [Chan-Murphy.]

 

 

81. [H. 1163] Bill granting equal access to original birth certificates to all persons born in Massachusetts (House, No. 1163). 3d. [06/23/17.] [Hogan-Murphy.] [Reported on Senate, No. 1195.]

 

 

82. [H. 3460] Bill regarding the composition of the Boston Arts Commission (House, No. 3460). 3d. [06/23/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

 

87. [H. 1242] Bill relative to critical incident intervention by emergency service providers (House, No. 1242). 3d. [06/29/17.] [Naughton-Murphy.]

 

 

88. [H. 1251] Bill relative to increasing hotel and motel safety (House, No. 1251). 3d. [06/29/17.] [Naughton-Murphy.]

 

 

89. [H. 1266] Bill relative to hidden compartments (House, No. 1266). 3d. [06/29/17.] [Naughton-Murphy.]

 

 

90. [H. 2500] Bill enhancing child safety (House, No. 2500). 3d. [06/29/17.] [Naughton-Murphy.]

 

 

92. [H. 3782] Bill designating a portion of Route 3 as the Middlesex 3 highway (House, No. 3782). 3d. [06/29/17.] [Straus-Murphy.] [Reported on House Bill No. 1841.]

 

 

107. [H. 2705] Bill establishing a municipal light commission in the city known as the town of Greenfield (House, No. 2705). 3d. [07/19/17.] [Golden-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

108. [H. 3819] Engrossed Bill requiring certain electronic toll collection fee notifications by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (see House, No. 3819). [Sánchez-Murphy.]

         [Being the text contained in Section 5 of the General Appropriation Bill (see House, No. 3800), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see House, No. 3828, Attachment C).]

          [Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading – 07/19/17.]

 

 

113. [H. 3824] Engrossed Bill relative to the Massachusetts Bay Community College allied health academic facility (see House, No. 3824). [Sánchez-Murphy.]

         [Being the text contained in Section 87 of the General Appropriation Bill (see House, No. 3800), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see House, No. 3828, Attachment H).]

          [Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading – 07/19/17.]

 

 

114. [H. 3825] Engrossed Bill relative to transfers from the General Fund to the Stabilization Fund (see House, No. 3825). [Sánchez-Murphy.]

         [Being the text contained in Section 109 of the General Appropriation Bill (see House, No. 3800), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see House, No. 3828, Attachment I).]

          [Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading – 07/19/17.]

 

 

115. [H. 3826] Engrossed Bill relative to a report on additional tax reporting requirements (see House, No. 3826). [Sánchez-Murphy.]

         [Being the text contained in Section 125 of the General Appropriation Bill (see House, No. 3800), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see House, No. 3828, Attachment J).]

          [Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading – 07/19/17.]

 

 

106. [H. 184] Bill prohibiting intentional misrepresentation by a business of its location (House, No. 184). 3d. [07/20/17.] [Chan-Murphy.]

 

 

118. [S. 2084] Bill (S.) establishing a sick leave bank for Sarah Chaplin, an employee of the Department of Correction (Senate, No. 2084, amended). 3d. [07/26/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.]

        [Amended by the Senate in lines 4, 5 and 6, by striking out the sentence contained in those lines.]

 

 

119. [H. 187] Bill relative to the sale of children's jewelry (House, No. 187). 3d. [07/26/17.] [Chan-Murphy.] [Senator Fattman, of the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, dissents.]

 

 

120. [H. 203] Bill relative to issuing prize payments to charities (House, No. 203). 3d. [07/26/17.] [Chan-Murphy.]

 

 

121. [H. 209] Bill relative to the sale of alcohol on Sundays (House, No. 209). 3d. [07/26/17.] [Chan-Murphy.]

 

 

122. [H. 1985] Bill updating chapter 93H data security protections to include biometric information (House, No. 1985). 3d. [07/26/17.] [Chan-Murphy.]

 

 

123. [H. 3746] Bill amending the charter of the town of Oxford to elect 3 members of the housing authority (House, No. 3746). 3d. [07/26/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

125. [H. 3764] Bill establishing representative town meetings (House, No. 3764). 3d. [07/26/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

126. [H. 3774] Bill providing for the appointment of members of the Dalton Redevelopment Authority (House, No. 3774). 3d. [07/26/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

128. [H. 3786] Bill amending the act establishing a Department of Inspectional Services in the city of Lynn (House, No. 3786). 3d. [07/26/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

129. [H. 3839] Bill authorizing the town of Westford to issue an additional liquor license (House, No. 3839). 3d. [07/26/17.] [Chan-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 3737.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

130. [H. 3840] Bill authorizing the town of Westford to issue an additional liquor license (House, No. 3840). 3d. [07/26/17.] [Chan-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 3738.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

101. [H. 3265] Bill requiring the use of helmets for equine riders and drivers (House, No. 3265). 3d. [07/27/17.] [Naughton-Murphy.]

 

 

131. [H. 212] Bill relative to the wholesale of malt beverages produced by a pub brewery (House, No. 212). 3d. [07/27/17.] [Chan-Murphy.]

 

 

132. [H. 1993] Bill making municipalities eligible to attend auctions for the purchase of motor vehicles (House, No. 1993). 3d. [07/27/17.] [Chan-Murphy.]

 

 

133. [H. 1994] Bill regulating the granting of temporary licenses for the sale of wine, beer, and malt liquor at auctions (House, No. 1994). 3d. [07/27/17.] [Chan-Murphy.]

 

 

134. [H. 2824] Bill to allow non-profits to purchase alcohol from retail package stores for charitable events (House, No. 2824). 3d. [07/27/17.] [Chan-Murphy.]

 

 

135. [S. 2085] Bill (S.) authorizing the town of Plymouth to exchange a parcel of land held for conservation purposes for a parcel of land in the town of Plymouth (Senate, No. 2085). 3d. [08/03/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

136. [H. 128] Bill relative to smart growth housing production (House, No. 128). 3d. [08/03/17.] [Honan-Murphy.] [Representatives Diehl of Whitman and DeCoste of Norwell, of the committee on Housing, dissent.]

 

 

137. [H. 2794] Bill authorizing the town of Nantucket to impose a real estate transfer fee for affordable and workforce housing (House, No. 2794). 3d. [08/03/17.] [Kaufman-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.] [Representative Durant of Spencer, of the committee on Revenue, dissents.]

 

 

138. [H. 3761] Bill authorizing the town of Nantucket to supply itself and its inhabitants with water (House, No. 3761). 3d. [08/03/17.] [Pignatelli-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

141. [H. 1806] Bill designating Marshfield as the home of Senator Daniel Webster and Governor Edward Winslow (House, No. 1806). 3d. [08/17/17.] [Straus-Murphy.]

 

 

144. [H. 3815] Bill designating a portion of Route 88 as the Governor Cellucci Circle in the town of Westport (House, No. 3815). 3d. [08/17/17.] [Straus-Murphy.]

 

 

145. [H. 3836] Bill authorizing the municipalities of Natick and Framingham to name certain bridges (House, No. 3836). 3d. [08/17/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.]

 

 

146. [H. 3868] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Mary Goddard, an employee of the Department of Correction (House, No. 3868). 3d. [08/17/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.]

 

 

147. [H. 3685] Bill designating a certain bridge as the Lance Corporal William Joseph Donovan Jr. memorial bridge (House, No. 3685). 3d. [08/21/17.] [Straus-Murphy.]

 

 

148. [S. 2137] Bill (S.) establishing the month of May as Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month (Senate, No. 2137). 3d. [08/28/17.] [Benson-Murphy.] [New draft of Senate Bill No. 1742.]

 

 

149. [H. 3724] Bill relative to the other post employment benefits trust fund of the town of Wellesley (House, No. 3724). 3d. [08/28/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

150. [H. 3854] Bill to promote urban agriculture and horticulture (House, No. 3854). 3d. [08/28/17.] [Kaufman-Murphy.] [Reported on Senate No. 1532 and House No. 3338.]

 

 

151. [H. 3856] Bill relative to expanding agricultural land (House, No. 3856). 3d. [08/28/17.] [Kaufman-Murphy.] [Reported on House Nos. 1465 and 3350.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

152. [H. 3859] Bill authorizing the town of Provincetown to impose a 0.5% real estate transfer fee (House, No. 3859). 3d. [08/28/17.] [Kaufman-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.] [Reported on House No. 2638.] [Representative Durant of Spencer, of the committee on Revenue, dissents.]

 

 

155. [H. 3793] Bill exempting Nicholas L. Martone from the maximum age requirement for firefighters in the town of North Andover (House, No. 3793). 3d. [08/31/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

156. [H. 3794] Bill exempting J. Adam Stagno from the maximum age requirement for applying for civil service appointment as a police officer in the town of North Andover (House, No. 3794). 3d. [08/31/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

157. [S. 2034] Bill (S.) authorizing the appointment of retired police officers as special police officers in the city of Taunton (Senate, No. 2034, amended). 3d. [09/07/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

        [Amended by the Senate in section 1, in lines 8 and 9, by striking out the sentence contained in those lines and inserting in place thereof the following sentence: "A retired police officer shall not be initially appointed as a special police officer under this act if that officer has been retired for more than 4.5 years; provided, however, that an officer who has been retired for more than 4.5 years but was appointed as a constable before the effective date of this act may be appointed as a special police officer."; in line 12, by striking out the figures "68" and inserting in place thereof the figures: "70";  in section 2, in line 19, by striking out the following; ", chapter 150E or chapter 151A" and inserting in place thereof the following: "or chapter 150E"; and in section 4 by striking out the following: "upon the officer's 68th birthday" (as changed by the Senate committee on Bills in the Third Reading) and inserting in place thereof the following: "when that officer reaches the age of 70".]

 

 

158. [H. 2186] Bill relative to single risk limitations (House, No. 2186). 3d. [09/07/17.] [Michlewitz-Murphy.]

 

 

159. [S. 2117] Bill (S.) establishing a sick leave bank for David Lamkin, an employee of the Department of Correction (Senate, No. 2117, amended). 3d. [09/11/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.]

        [Amended by the Senate by inserting before the enacting clause the following emergency preamble:-

              "Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith a sick leave bank for a certain employee of the department of correction, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.".]

 

 

160. [H. 567] Bill relative to title insurance closing protection letters (House, No. 567). 3d. [09/11/17.] [Michlewitz-Murphy.]

 

 

 

 

164. [H. 3875] Bill dissolving the Redevelopment Authority in the town of Ashland (House, No. 3875). 3d. [09/14/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

166. [H. 3863] Bill authorizing the town of Athol to establish a special fund for the town of Athol Public Library (House, No. 3863). 3d. [09/18/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

167. [H. 3773] Bill relative to the payment of bills of prior fiscal years by the town of Harvard (House, No. 3773). 3d. [09/21/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

171. [H. 3920] Bill authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to grant easements to the town of Lanesborough for the reconstruction of the Narragansett Avenue bridge over Lake Pontoosuc (House, No. 3920). 3d. [09/25/17.] [Benson-Sánchez-Murphy.] [New draft of House Bill No. 3767.]

 

 

173. [H. 3906] Bill relative to clarifying property tax exemptions for solar and wind systems (House, No. 3906). 3d. [09/27/17.] [Kaufman-Murphy.] [Reported on House, Nos. 1487, 2651 and 3310.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

175. [H. 3882] Bill authorizing the city of Somerville to impose impact fees for any development project for the purposes of funding the Green Line Extension (House, No. 3882). 3d. [09/28/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

176. [H. 3905] Bill establishing a private road maintenance revolving fund in the town of Westminster (House, No. 3905). 3d. [09/28/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

179. [S. 2127] Bill (S.) relative to the A-B-C Stormwater Flooding Board (Senate, No. 2127, amended). 3d. [10/04/17.] [Pignatelli-Murphy.]

        [Amended by the Senate by inserting before the enacting clause the following emergency preamble:

               "Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith for the continuation of the environmental joint powers agreement that created the A-B-C Stormwater Flooding Board, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience."]

 

 

180. [H. 2087] Bill relative to establishing a charter commission (House, No. 2087). 3d. [10/04/17.] [Mahoney-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

181. [S. 2098] Bill (S.) naming a certain bridge in the city of Fall River as the Leonard "Lenny" Kaplan Memorial Bridge (Senate, No. 2098, amended). 3d. [10/05/17.] [Straus-Murphy.]

        [Amended by the Senate by inserting before the enacting clause the following emergency preamble:

               "Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to designate forthwith a certain bridge in the city of Fall River as the Leonard "Lenny" Kaplan Memorial Bridge, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience."]

 

 

182. [H. 3803] Bill to amend the Massport CAC Enabling Act (House, No. 3803). 3d. [10/10/17.] [Straus-Murphy.]

 

 

183. [H. 3849] Bill designating a certain bridge in the town of Hanson as the Hon. Charles W. Mann Bridge (House, No. 3849). 3d. [10/10/17.] [Straus-Murphy.]

 

 

184. [H. 3883] Bill exempting positions in the department of public works for the city of Marlborough from the civil service law (House, No. 3883). 3d. [10/10/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.] [Representative DeCoste of Norwell, of the committee on Public Service, dissents.]

 

 

 

 

 

185. [H. 3888] Bill designating a certain bridge in the town of Bedford as the Hart-Desiato Bridge (House, No. 3888). 3d. [10/10/17.] [Straus-Murphy.]

 

 

186. [H. 3889] Bill authorizing the appointment of James Atkinson to the position of junior accountant of the police department of the city of Methuen (House, No. 3889). 3d. [10/10/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

187. [H. 3929] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Brenda Fitzgerald-Mello, an employee of the Department of Children and Families (House, No. 3929). 3d. [10/10/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.]

 

 

188. [H. 3932] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Amanda Rodrigues, an employee of the Trial Court (House, No. 3932). 3d. [10/10/17.] [Cronin-Murphy.]

 

 

189. [H. 3937] Bill designating a certain bridge in the city of Haverhill as the U.S. Navy Petty Officer Caitlin E. Trask Veterans of the War on Terror Memorial Bridge (House, No. 3937). 3d. [10/10/17.] [Straus-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 3646.]

 

 

161. [H. 191] Bill relative to notification of licensees (House, No. 191). 2d. [Chan-Murphy.]

 

 

 

 

162. [H. 196] Bill updating a certain requirement for on premises liquor license applicants (House, No. 196). 2d. [Chan-Murphy.]

 

 

163. [H. 2819] Bill creating a maximum allowable check-cashing rate (House, No. 2819). 2d. [Chan-Murphy.] [Senator Fattman, of the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, dissents.]

 

 

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