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CALENDAR
 
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Wednesday, February 14, 2018.
 
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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.]

 

 

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.]

 

 

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). 3d. [06/07/17.] [Straus-Murphy.] [Reported on House Nos. 1882, 1892 and 3444.]

 

 

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.]

 

 

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.]

 

 

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.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.]

 

 

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.]

 

 

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.]

 

 

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.]

 

 

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.]

 

 

 

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.]

 

 

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.]

 

 

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.]

 

 

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.]

 

 

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

 

 

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.]

 

 

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.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

84. [H. 3754] Engrossed Bill authorizing the town of Dracut to grant 4 additional licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (see House, No. 3754, amended). [Benson-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 2817.] [Local Approval Received.]

     [Returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see House, No. 3954).]

        [Amended by the House in section 1, in lines 6 and 7, by striking out the sentence contained in those lines and inserting in place thereof the following sentence: "A license granted pursuant to this section shall be clearly marked on its face 'B-3 Business District' and shall be subject to all of said chapter 138 except section 17.".]

        [Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading – 10/16/17.]

 

 

193. [H. 3907] Bill relative to fuel cell technology (House, No. 3907). 3d. [10/17/17.] [Kaufman-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 1492.]

 

 

195. [H. 2128] Bill relative to cool season grass seed (House, No. 2128). 3d. [10/19/17.] [Pignatelli-Murphy.]

 

 

200. [H. 2155] Bill requiring legal aviation service worker training (House, No. 2155). 3d. [10/25/17.] [Dykema-Murphy.]

 

 

201. [H. 3898] Bill establishing a solid waste and recycling capital improvement fund for the town of Dennis (House, No. 3898). 3d. [10/25/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

202. [H. 3899] Bill to establish a waterways capital improvement fund for the town of Dennis (House, No. 3899). 3d. [10/25/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

206. [H. 3982] Bill authorizing the town of Danvers to grant up to ten additional licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages (House, No. 3982). 3d. [10/27/17.] [Chan-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 3763.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

208. [H. 3787] Bill relative to the sale of the property located at 616 Towne Street, North Attleborough, Massachusetts (House, No. 3787). 3d. [10/31/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

216. [H. 3936] Bill requiring medical exams for certain school bus drivers (House, No. 3936). 3d. [11/06/17.] [Straus-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 1877.]

 

 

225. [H. 4001] Bill relative to the establishment of a means tested senior citizen property tax exemption (House, No. 4001). 3d. [11/09/17.] [Kaufman-Murphy.] [Reported on Senate No. 1506 and House Nos. 1524, 1644 and 2610.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

226. [H. 3990] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Patricia Burnette, an employee of the Department of Mental Health (House, No. 3990). 3d. [11/13/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.]

 

 

227. [S. 2166] Bill (S.) establishing a sick leave bank for Donna Paul, an employee of the Department of Correction (Senate, No. 2166). 3d. [11/20/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.]

 

 

228. [H. 4004] Bill relative to property tax exemptions for rental properties in the town of Lincoln deed restricted as affordable housing (House, No. 4004). 3d. [11/20/17.] [Kaufman-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 3693.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

230. [H. 4042] Bill relative to failed septic systems (House, No. 4042). 3d. [11/22/17.] [Pignatelli-Murphy.] [Reported on House, Nos. 2941 and 2942.]

 

 

231. [H. 4003] Bill relative to property tax deferrals for seniors (House, No. 4003). 3d. [11/30/17.] [Kaufman-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 3342.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

68. [H. 3449] Bill authorizing the town of Leyden to continue the employment of police chief Daniel J. Galvis (House, No. 3449, amended). Question on concurring with the Senate in its amendment. [Parisella-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

         [Amended by the House by adding the following sentence: "No further deductions shall be made from the regular compensation of Daniel J. Galvis under chapter 32 of the General Laws for any service subsequent to his reaching the age of 65 and upon retirement Daniel J. Galvis shall receive a superannuation retirement allowance equal to that which he would have been entitled had he retired at the age of 65." (as changed by the Senate committee on Bills in the Third Reading).]

         [Amended by the Senate by adding the following section:

               "SECTION 2. This act shall take effect as of June 11, 2017."]

          [Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading – 12/04/17.]

 

 

233. [H. 3735] Bill providing for the annual observance of the month of March as Massachusetts maple month and designating pure Massachusetts maple syrup as the official sweetener of the Commonwealth (House, No. 3735). 3d. [12/07/17.] [Benson-Murphy.]

 

 

235. [H. 4034] Bill authorizing the treasurer of Plymouth County to transfer certain funds (House, No. 4034). 3d. [12/07/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.]

 

 

 

 

236. [H. 3699] Bill relative to the recall of elected officials in the town of Carlisle (House, No. 3699). 3d. [12/11/17.] [Mahoney-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

237. [H. 4020] Bill authorizing the Silver Lake Regional School District to convey drainage easements to the town of Kingston (House, No. 4020). 3d. [12/11/17.] [O'Day-Murphy.]

 

 

238. [H. 2135] Bill relative to shellfish reefs and water quality (House, No. 2135). 3d. [12/14/17.] [Pignatelli-Murphy.]

 

 

239. [H. 3370] Bill relative to the Fort Devens Museum (House, No. 3370). 3d. [12/14/17.] [Benson-Murphy.]

 

 

240. [H. 3865] Bill authorizing the town of Provincetown to continue the employment of Michael Trovato (House, No. 3865). 3d. [12/14/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

241. [H. 4030] Bill relative to special police officers in the town of Burlington (House, No. 4030). 3d. [12/14/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

242. [H. 4051] Bill relative to counterfeit airbag prohibition (House, No. 4051). 3d. [12/14/17.] [Straus-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 1803.]

 

 

244. [H. 1804] Bill establishing the George Washington memorial highway (House, No. 1804). 3d. [12/18/17.] [Straus-Murphy.]

 

 

246. [H. 1431] Bill clarifying call firefighter rights (House, No. 1431). 3d. [12/21/17.] [Parisella-Murphy.]

 

 

249. [H. 3711] Bill relative to the assessment of betterments for improvements to private ways in the town of Sandwich (House, No. 3711). 3d. [12/28/17.] [Kaufman-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

250. [H. 1915] Bill relative to drivers licenses for international students (House, No. 1915). 3d. [01/05/18.] [Straus-Murphy.]

 

 

251. [H. 2761] Bill relative to student driver safety (House, No. 2761). 3d. [01/05/18.] [Straus-Sánchez-Murphy.]

 

 

252. [H. 4053] Bill relative to the Board of Building Regulations and Standards (House, No. 4053). 3d. [01/05/18.] [Benson-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 1722.]

 

 

254. [H. 4049] Bill relative to the board of park commissioners of the town of Dunstable (House, No. 4049). 3d. [01/11/18.] [Stanley-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

 

255. [H. 4064] Bill relative to tax titles in the town of East Bridgewater (House, No. 4064). 3d. [01/11/18.] [Kaufman-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 1505.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

256. [H. 4066] Bill relative to the electronic filing of certain forms used in property valuation (House, No. 4066). 3d. [01/11/18.] [Kaufman-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 1636.]

 

 

257. [H. 4091] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Gayle Vassallo, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services (House, No. 4091). 3d. [01/11/18.] [Parisella-Murphy.]

 

 

258. [H. 4092] Bill providing for the terms of certain bonds issued by the Commonwealth (printed in House, No. 4092). 3d. [01/11/18.] [Cabral-Sánchez-Murphy.]

 

 

259. [H. 4100] Bill relative to the move over law (House, No. 4100). 3d. [01/11/18.] [Straus-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 1871.]

 

 

260. [S. 2144] Bill (S.) relative to the charter of the town of Wareham (Senate, No. 2144). 3d. [01/16/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

261. [S. 2145] Bill (S.) relative to the Wareham Redevelopment Authority (Senate, No. 2145, amended). 3d. [01/16/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

         [Amended by the Senate in section 3, in line 16, by striking out the word "first" and inserting in place thereof the words "appointment of a".]

 

 

262. [H. 507] Bill relative to continuing education of insurance producers (House, No. 507). 3d. [01/16/18.] [Michlewitz-Murphy.]

 

 

263. [H. 4073] Bill relative to the ownership and occupancy deadline for residential property exemptions in the city of Boston (House, No. 4073). 3d. [01/16/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

265. [H. 4102] Bill providing a charter for the city of Melrose (House, No. 4102). 3d. [01/16/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

266. [H. 3952] Bill (S.) relative to standards of employee safety (printed as House, No. 3952, amended). Question on concurring with the Senate in its further amendment. [Brodeur-Sánchez-Murphy.] [On Senate Bill, No. 2167.]

         [Amended by the House by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of House document numbered 3974, amended.]

         [Further amended by the Senate by striking out all after the enacting clause (inserted by amendment by the House) and inserting in place thereof the text of Senate document numbered 2250.]

          [Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading – 01/18/18.]

 

 

267. [H. 3157] Bill expanding educational opportunities for vocational students (House, No. 3157). 3d. [01/18/18.] [Brodeur-Murphy.]

 

 

268. [H. 4022] Bill designating United States highway Route 20 as a state historic highway (House, No. 4022). 3d. [01/18/18.] [Straus-Murphy.]

 

 

269. [H. 4023] Bill designating a certain bridge known as the Washington Street bridge in the town of Hudson as the "Private First Class Kenneth M. Thibault Memorial Bridge"  (House, No. 4023). 3d. [01/18/18.] [Straus-Murphy.]

 

 

275. [H. 4080] Bill establishing the position of town manager in the town of Ayer (House, No. 4080). 3d. [01/18/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

277. [S. 2105] Bill (S.) designating a section of state highway Route 10 and United States highway Route 202 in the town of Southwick as the Purple Heart Trail (Senate, No. 2105). 3d. [01/22/18.] [Straus-Murphy.]

 

 

278. [H. 4082] Bill designating a certain park in the city of Quincy as the Richard 'Dick' Herbert memorial park (House, No. 4082). 3d. [01/22/18.] [Pignatelli-Murphy.]

 

 

281. [H. 1782] Bill to expand membership opportunities in local cultural councils (House, No. 1782). 3d. [01/24/18.] [Atkins-Murphy.]

 

 

282. [H. 4119] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Zelpha Bennett, an employee of the Executive Office for Administration and Finance (House, No. 4119). 3d. [01/24/18.] [Parisella-Murphy.]

 

 

284. [S. 1723] Bill (S.) designating May 6 as Moyamoya Disease Awareness Day (Senate, No. 1723). 3d. [01/25/18.] [Benson-Murphy.]

 

 

285. [H. 1788] Bill relative to procurement services for artists (House, No. 1788). 3d. [01/25/18.] [Atkins-Murphy.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

286. [H. 1110] Bill establishing regional commissions on the status of women (House, No. 1110, amended). Question on concurring with the Senate in its amendments. [O'Day-Sánchez-Murphy.] [Reported on Senate, No. 1119.]

         [Amended by the House by striking out sections 4 and 5 and inserting in place thereof the following section:

              "SECTION 4. This act shall take effect on January 1, 2018."; 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 certain regional commissions on the status of women, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.".]

         [Amended by the Senate in section 1, in line 14, in section 2, in line 62, and in section 3, in line 105, by inserting the after the word "appointed" in each instance the words "and qualified"; in section 1, in line 16, in section 2, in line 64 and in section 3, in line 107, by inserting after the word "since" in each instance the words "the conclusion of"; and by striking out section 4.]

          [Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading – 01/29/18.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

287. [H. 3957] Bill authorizing the Deerfield Area Fire Protection District to continue the employment of Fire Chief Chester Yazwinski (House, No. 3957). Question on concurring with the Senate in its amendment. [Parisella-Murphy.]

         [Amended by the Senate by striking out section 2 and inserting in place thereof the following section:

              "SECTION 2. This act shall take effect on May 3, 2017.".]

          [Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading – 01/29/18.]

 

 

288. [H. 1077] Bill to hold property owners accountable for recurring public nuisance (House, No. 1077). 3d. [01/29/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.]

 

 

289. [H. 1085] Bill relative to regional stabilization funds (House, No. 1085). 3d. [01/29/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.]

 

 

290. [H. 1243] Bill to enhance child passenger safety (House, No. 1243). 3d. [01/29/18.] [Naughton-Murphy.]

 

 

291. [H. 2509] Bill relative to the maximum storage charges on motor vehicles involuntarily towed (House, No. 2509). 3d. [01/29/18.] [Naughton-Murphy.]

 

 

292. [H. 2673] Bill relative to restricted vital records (House, No. 2673). 3d. [01/29/18.] [Benson-Murphy.]

 

 

293. [H. 4071] Bill amending the charter of the town of Chelmsford relative to town manager, administrative powers and duties (House, No. 4071). 3d. [01/29/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

294. [H. 4086] Bill relative to boards and commissions of the city of Boston (House, No. 4086). 3d. [01/29/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

296. [H. 271] Bill relative to regional schools (House, No. 271). 3d. [01/31/18.] [Peisch-Murphy.]

 

 

297. [H. 305] Bill relative to hazing in schools (House, No. 305). 3d. [01/31/18.] [Peisch-Murphy.]

 

 

298. [H. 1098] Bill authorizing the town of Marshfield to withdraw from the Metropolitan Area Planning District (House, No. 1098). 3d. [01/31/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

299. [H. 1109] Bill relative to vacant and abandoned property in the Commonwealth (House, No. 1109). 3d. [01/31/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.]

 

 

300. [H. 4150] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Elise Sanchez-Oshea, an employee of the Trial Court (House, No. 4150). 3d. [01/31/18.] [Cronin-Murphy.]

 

 

 

301. [H. 2418] Bill relative to electric signatures for town warrants (House, No. 2418). 3d. [02/01/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.]

 

 

302. [H. 4121] Bill relative to the town manager of the town of Upton (House, No. 4121). 3d. [02/01/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

303. [H. 4160] Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2018 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects (House, No. 4160, amended). Question on concurring with the Senate in its amendment. [Sánchez-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 4158.] [Total Appropriation: $16,520,000.] [Representative Boldyga of Southwick, of the committee on Ways and Means, dissents.]

         [Amended by the House in section 2 by adding the following item:

               "0521-0007 For reimbursements to municipalities for costs associated with the implementation of the mandated provisions of early voting for the November 8, 2016 State Election as required by section 25B of chapter 54 of the General Laws, as was determined through the collection and certification of accurate accounting by the state auditor and division of local mandates. Any unexpended funds in this item shall be made available until June 30, 2018……………...…$1,063,978.14."]

         [Amended by the Senate by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text contained in Senate document numbered 2280; and by striking out the emergency preamble.]

          [Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading – 02/05/18.]

304. [H. 1117] Bill supporting our natural landmarks (House, No. 1117). 3d. [02/05/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.]

 

 

305. [H. 1831] Bill relative to motorcycle inspections (House, No. 1831). 3d. [02/05/18.] [Straus-Murphy.]

 

 

306. [H. 1852] Bill relative to train culverts in the town of Lynnfield (House, No. 1852). 3d. [02/05/18.] [Straus-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

307. [H. 4105] Bill related to hayrides (House, No. 4105). 3d. [02/05/18.] [Straus-Murphy.]

 

 

308. [H. 4117] Bill relative to shellfishing permits for veterans (House, No. 4117). 3d. [02/05/18.] [Pignatelli-Murphy.]

 

 

309. [H. 1116] Bill regarding municipal fines (House, No. 1116). 3d. [02/06/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.]

 

 

310. [H. 2116] Bill providing for the establishment of sustainable water resource funds (House, No. 2116). 3d. [02/06/18.] [Pignatelli-Murphy.]

 

 

311. [S. 2114] Bill (S.) authorizing the board of selectmen of Hardwick to appoint the town collector (Senate, No. 2114). 3d. [02/07/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

 

312. [S. 2115] Bill (S.) authorizing the board of selectmen of Hardwick to appoint the town treasurer (Senate, No. 2115). 3d. [02/07/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

313. [S. 2146] Bill (S.) authorizing the Brookfield Housing Authority to convey a certain parcel of land and the buildings thereon (Senate, No. 2146). 3d. [02/07/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.]

 

 

314. [S. 2152] Bill (S.) authorizing the city of Easthampton to lease certain real estate (Senate, No. 2152, changed). 3d. [02/07/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.]

        [Changed in section 1, in line 1, by inserting after the word "contrary" the following: "but subject to paragraphs (a), (b), and (g) of section 16 of Chapter 30B of the General Laws (as changed by the Senate committee on Bills in the Third Reading).] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

315. [S. 2156] Bill (S.) establishing a special fund for recaptured funds from demolition liens or related grants in the town of Fairhaven (Senate, No. 2156). 3d. [02/07/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

316. [H. 4085] Bill increasing the maximum age to be eligible for appointment as a special police officer in the city of Somerville (House, No. 4085). 3d. [02/07/18.] [Parisella-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

 

 

317. [H. 4103] Bill relative to a certain conservation restriction in the town of Webster (House, No. 4103). 3d. [02/07/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

318. [H. 4122] Bill releasing a restriction on certain property in the town of Webster (House, No. 4122). 3d. [02/07/18.] [Benson-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 3781.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

319. [H. 4124] Bill amending the charter of the town of Chelmsford relative to ministerial and grammatical non-substantive changes (House, No. 4124). 3d. [02/07/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

320. [H. 4125] Bill authorizing the town of Shutesbury to convey certain land (House, No. 4125). 3d. [02/07/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

321. [H. 4143] Bill regarding the appointment of retired Cambridge Police Department officers as special police officers within the city of Cambridge for paid detail assignments (House, No. 4143). 3d. [02/07/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

322. [H. 4145] Bill relative to representation on the board of trustees for soldiers' memorials in the town of Orange (House, No. 4145). 3d. [02/07/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

 

323. [H. 4170] Bill relative to the STEM Advisory Council (House, No. 4170). 3d. [02/07/18.] [Wagner-Murphy.] [Reported on House, No. 2003.]

 

 

324. [H. 1653] Bill designating the month of October as adopt a shelter dog month (House, No. 1653). 3d. [02/08/18.] [Benson-Murphy.]

 

 

325. [H. 2718] Bill designating Concord Road in the town of Westford as the Colonel John Robinson memorial highway (House, No. 2718). 3d. [02/08/18.] [Straus-Murphy.]

 

 

326. [H. 4152] Bill designating certain bridges in the city known as the town of Barnstable as the first responders appreciation overpasses (House, No. 4152). 3d. [02/08/18.] [Straus-Murphy.]

 

 

327. [H. 1111] Bill relative to authorizing governmental bodies and other approved parties to use shared legal representation and consultants in matters of common interest (House, No. 1111). 3d. [02/12/18.] [O'Day-Murphy.]

 

 

328. [H. 3369] Bill protecting information relating to the religious affiliation of an individual (House, No. 3369). 3d. [02/12/18.] [Benson-Murphy.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

329. [H. 3691] Bill authorizing the merger of the Salvation Army of Massachusetts, Inc. into the Salvation Army, a New York corporation (House, No. 3691). 3d. [02/12/18.] [Benson-Murphy.]

 

 

330. [H. 4156] Bill designating a certain bridge in the town of Lee as the Louis J. Digrigoli bridge (House, No. 4156, changed). 3d. [02/12/18.] [Straus-Murphy.]

        [Changed in section 1, in lines 2 and 3, by striking out the name "Louis J. Digrigoli" and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the name "Lou DiGrigoli".]

 

 

112. [H. 3823] Engrossed Bill relative to community benefit districts (see House, No. 3823). [Sánchez-Murphy.]

         [Question:  Shall this bill pass, notwithstanding the objections of His Excellency the Governor.]

         [Returned by His Excellency the Governor with his objections thereto in writing (for message, see House, No. 3980).]

 

 

116. [H. 3827] Engrossed Bill relative to a study of the trauma registry in the Department of Public Health (see House, No. 3827). [Sánchez-Murphy.] 

         [Question:  Shall this bill pass, notwithstanding the objections of His Excellency the Governor.]

         [Returned by His Excellency the Governor with his objections thereto in writing (for message, see House, No. 4048).]

 

 

 

 

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.]

 

 

280. [H. 1922] Resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to declare the city of Quincy as the most patriotic city in America (House, No. 1922). Question on adoption. [Lawn-Murphy.]

 

 

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