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SENATE

CALENDAR FOR THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2022

[The Senate will meet at eleven o’clock A.M.]


[Joint Session will be held on
Monday, November 21, 2022, at twelve o’clock noon.]


ORDERS OF THE DAY


SECOND READING MATTERS. 

           

            229. [S. 2803] Bill authorizing the town of Brookline to establish a means-tested senior citizen property tax exemption (Senate, No. 2803). 2d. [Hinds.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            230. [H. 4205] Bill (H.) relative to certain affordable housing in the Jamaica Plain section of the city of Boston (House, No. 4205, amended). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Housing.]
            [Amended by the House by striking out section 1 and inserting in place thereof the following section:
            “SECTION 1. Construction and development activity related to redevelopment by the Boston Housing Authority of the federally-funded Mildred Hailey public housing project, or any part thereof, shall not be subject to any general or special law related to the procurement and award of contracts for the planning, design, construction management, construction, reconstruction, installation, demolition, maintenance or repair of buildings or public works by a public agency, but shall be subject to sections 26 to 27H, inclusive, of chapter 149 of the General Laws. A conveyance of the project, whether by leasehold or fee estate, to an urban redevelopment corporation organized pursuant to chapter 121A of the General Laws or to a nonprofit state and federally tax-exempt corporation organized for the purpose of revitalizing the project, shall be subject to chapter 30B of the General Laws to the extent that the project is conveyed to an entity that is not owned, controlled or managed by the Boston Housing Authority on the date of the conveyance.”.]

            234. [H. 4470] Bill (H.) relative to work and family mobility (House, No. 4470). 2d.
            [On Senate, No. 2289 and House, No. 3456.]
            [From the committee on Transportation.]
            [The committee on Rules (Lovely) recommends that the bill be amended by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of Senate document numbered 2851.]
            [Order relative to subject matter adopted.]

NOTICE SECTION.

SECOND READING MATTERS.

       

            235. [S. 2854] Bill authorizing the town of Andover to grant additional licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises (Senate, No. 2854). 2d. [Moran.]
            [On Senate, No. 2511.]
            [Local approval received on Senate, No. 2511.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            236. [S. 2855] Bill authorizing the town of Wareham to grant 5 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (Senate, No. 2855). 2d. [Moran.]
            [On Senate, No. 2507.]
            [Local approval received on Senate, No. 2507.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            237. [H. 3747] Bill (H.) amending the charter of the town of North Andover town meeting warrant posting (House, No. 3747). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Election Laws.]

            238. [H. 4231] Bill (H.) relative to the date for the annual town election in the town of Montague (House, No. 4231). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Election Laws.]

            239. [H. 4247] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Clinton to accept certain streets as public ways (House, No. 4247). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            240. [H. 4528] Bill (H.) relative to voting precinct 3 of ward 4 in the city of Peabody (House, No. 4528). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Election Laws.]

THIRD READING MATTERS.

           

            4. [H. 58] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Richard Gurney, an employee of the Department of Correction (House, No. 58, amended). 3d.
            [Amended by the House 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.”.]

            6. [H. 62] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Karen T. O'Neil, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (House, No. 62). 3d.

            11. [S. 44] Bill authorizing Eric M. Cyr to take the civil service examination for the position of firefighter in the city of Haverhill notwithstanding the maximum age requirement (Senate, No. 44). 3d. [Brady.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            12. [H. 97] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Peter J. Fallon, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (House, No. 97, amended). 3d.
            [From the committee on Public Service.]
            [Amended by the House 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 transportation, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.”.]

            20. [S. 1697] Bill authorizing Nikos Sofronas to take the civil service examination for the position of firefighter in the city of Haverhill notwithstanding the maximum age requirement (Senate, No. 1697). 3d. [Brady.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            21. [S. 1698] Bill authorizing Diana Grullon to take the civil service examination for the position of firefighter in the city of Haverhill notwithstanding the maximum age requirement (Senate, No. 1698). 3d. [Brady.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            24. [S. 2451] Bill amending the Newbury general by-laws from board of selectmen to select board (Senate, No. 2451). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [On Senate, No. 1361.]
            [Local approval received on Senate, No. 1361.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            25. [S. 1742] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Victoria Kibbie, an employee of the Department of Development Services (Senate, No. 1742). 3d. [Brady.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            26. [S. 1761] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Pamela Waldron, an employee of the department of developmental services (Senate, No. 1761). 3d. [Brady.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            28. [H. 3769] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Linda R. Berube, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services (House, No. 3769, amended). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3704.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]
            [Amended by the House 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 developmental services, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.”.]

            37. [S. 1349] Bill relative to marijuana-related revenue in the town of Millbury (Senate, No. 1349). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            38. [S. 1355] Bill authorizing the investment of trust funds benefiting the town of Sherborn library (Senate, No. 1355). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            42. [S. 2443] Bill amending Section 9 of the 1921 City of Lowell Charter (Senate, No. 2443). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            48. [S. 42] Bill relative to increasing city of Gloucester parking fines (Senate, No. 42). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            50. [S. 1350] Bill relative to sewer privilege fees in the town of Millbury (Senate, No. 1350). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            53. [S. 2441] Bill authorizing the town of Wales to establish a department of public works (Senate, No. 2441). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            55. [S. 2448] Bill amending the charter of the city of Amesbury (Senate, No. 2448). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [On Senate, No. 2448 and House, No. 3823.]
            [Local approval received on Senate, No. 2448 and House, No. 3823.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            59. [H. 387] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Maynard to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be consumed off the premises (House, No. 387). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            61. [H. 2181] Bill (H.) relative to insurance proceeds for injured police and fire personnel in the town of Boylston (House, No. 2181). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            62. [H. 2704] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Clinton to continue the employment of police chief Mark R. Laverdure (House, No. 2704). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            63. [H. 2782] Bill (H.) relative to the fire department of the town of Fairhaven (House, No. 2782). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            70. [H. 3762] Bill (H.) authorizing special police officers in the town of Natick to serve until the age of 70 (House, No. 3762). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            75. [H. 3965] Bill (H.) establishing residency requirements for the offices of mayor, city council, and school committee in the city of Revere (House, No. 3965). 3d.
            [On House, No. 2654.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 2654.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            77. [S. 2527] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Li Zang, an employee of the Department of Unemployment Assistance (Senate, No. 2527). 3d. [Brady.]
            [On Senate, No. 2508.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            78. [S. 2528] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Lisa Sbrogna, an employee of the Department of Mental Health (Senate, No. 2528). 3d. [Brady.]
            [On Senate, No. 2514.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            80. [H. 2182] Bill (H.) transferring custody and control of Fuller Field in the town of Clinton (House, No. 2182). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            86. [H. 3875] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Bruce Young, an employee of the Worcester county sheriff’s office (House, No. 3875). 3d.
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            90. [H. 4064] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Tara Blodgett, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services (House, No. 4064). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3992.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            102. [S. 2517] Bill authorizing the town of Middleborough to convey certain conservation land in the town (Senate, No. 2517). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            103. [S. 2518] Bill authorizing the treasurer of the town of Middleborough to pay from available funds to Middleborough High School students, parents or guardians amounts paid but not reimbursed for the costs of the 2020 senior trip (Senate, No. 2518). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            110. [S. 2513] Bill relative to the select board of the town of Goshen (Senate, No. 2513). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            114. [H. 2147] Bill (H.) relative to the permanent intermittent police force for the city of Methuen (House, No. 2147). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            115. [H. 3918] Bill (H.) relative to the department of public works in the town of Westborough (House, No. 3918). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            122. [S. 2524] Bill providing for a gender-neutral charter in the City of Somerville (Senate, No. 2524). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            123. [S. 2529] Bill authorizing the expenditure of $500,000 from town of Brookline Marijuana Mitigation Stabilization Fund for purpose of advancing racial equity in the town of Brookline (Senate, No. 2529). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            126. [H. 3751] Bill authorizing the town of Danvers to convey and acquire certain property (House, No. 3751, changed). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [Changed by the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government in section 4, in lines 37 to 76, inclusive, by striking out the text contained in those lines.]

            127. [H. 3792] Bill (H.) amending the charter for the town of Nantucket (House, No. 3792). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            128. [H. 3812] Bill (H.) providing for alcoholic beverage licenses in the town of Dunstable (House, No. 3812). 3d.
            [On House, No. 383.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 383.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            131. [H. 3985] Bill (H.) relative to the Chilmark Select Board (House, No. 3985, amended). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]
            [Amended by the House by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the following:
            “SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law or by law to the contrary, the executive body of the town of Chilmark, previously known as the board of selectmen, shall be known as the select board of the town of Chilmark, which shall have all of the powers and authority of a board of selectmen under any general or special law or by-law; provided further, that the members of the select board, previously known as selectmen, shall be known as select board members.
            SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.”.]

            134. [H. 4114] Bill (H.) relative to the South Norwood General Business District (House, No. 4114, amended). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3742.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3742.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]
            [Amended by the House by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the following:-
            “SECTION 1. The first sentence of subsection (a) of chapter 44 of the acts of 2016 is hereby amended by inserting after the word “located” the following words:- at 83 Morse street and.
            SECTION 2. Said first sentence of said subsection (a) of said chapter 44 is hereby further amended by inserting after the date “December 16, 2003” the following words:- ; provided, that the license issued to 83 Morse street shall be subject to subsections (b) and (c) of this act.”]

            140. [S. 2438] Bill establishing a building permit surcharge in the town of Concord (Senate, No. 2438). 3d. [Keenan.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Housing.]

            142. [S. 2562] Bill amending the charter of the town of Wareham (Senate, No. 2562). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            145. [H. 3727] Bill (H.) authorizing the investment of town of Lunenburg library trust funds (House, No. 3727). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            146. [H. 3794] Bill (H.) relative to the charter of the town of Eastham (House, No. 3794). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            151. [H. 4123] Bill (H.) relative to the Nantucket Audit Committee (House, No. 4123). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            152. [H. 4190] Bill (H.) relative to the Provincetown public pier corporation (House, No. 4190). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            153. [H. 4240] Bill (H.) regarding licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises in the town of Tisbury (House, No. 4240). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3831.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3831.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            154. [H. 4259] Bill (H.) amending the charter of the town of Medway (House, No. 4259). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3899.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3899.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            155. [H. 4274] Bill (H.) relative to the amendment of section 3-4 of the Home Rule Charter of the city of Methuen (House, No. 4274). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3984.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3984.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            156. [H. 4302] Bill (H.) relative to the board of selectmen in the town of Westborough (House, No. 4302). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3917.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3917.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            157. [H. 4313] Bill (H.) relative to the membership of the Historic District Commission of the town of Sudbury (House, No. 4313). 3d.
            [On House, No. 4216.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 4216.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            159. [H. 4319] Bill (H.) re-designating a certain bridge in the city of Lawrence (House, No. 4319). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3949.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3949.]
            [From the committee on Transportation.]

            160. [S. 2380] Bill naming the Global War on Terror Memorial Bridge in the town of Ipswich (Senate, No. 2380). 3d. [Boncore.]
            [From the committee on Transportation.]
            [From the committee on Rules - Lovely.]

            161. [S. 2578] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Joseph Filardi, an employee of the Department of Revenue (Senate, No. 2578). 3d. [Brady.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            162. [H. 2196] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Orleans to adopt a sewer assessment bylaw (House, No. 2196). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            163. [H. 4198] Bill (H.) establishing a select board in the town of Bolton (House, No. 4198). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            165. [S. 2288] Bill authorizing the town of Marblehead to amend Chapter 37 of the Acts of 2004: Parking Violations in the Town of Marblehead (Senate, No. 2288). 3d. [Keenan.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Transportation.]

            166. [H. 3925] Bill (H.) amending the charter of the city of Newburyport (House, No. 3925). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            167. [H. 4297] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of West Stockbridge to continue the employment of Steven Traver (House, No. 4297). 3d.
            [On House, No. 4097.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 4097.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            170. [S. 2575] Bill establishing a special fund for recaptured funds from demolition liens or related grants in the town of Templeton (Senate, No. 2575). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            171. [S. 2593] Bill authorizing the town of Tewksbury to change the name of its Board of Selectmen to Select Board (Senate, No. 2593, changed). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [Changed by the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government (Cronin) in Section 3, in line 8, by striking out the word “amendment” and inserting in place thereof the following:- “amended”.]

            172. [H. 826] Bill (H.) establishing recall elections in the town of Otis (House, No. 826, amended). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Election Laws.]
            [Amended by the House in section 3, in line 22, by striking out the words “Town Clerk” and inserting in place thereof the words “board of registrars”; and in line 27 by striking out the words “Town Clerk’s”.]

            175. [H. 4323] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Charles H. Bletzer, an employee of the Massachusetts Trial Court (House, No. 4323, amended). 3d.
            [From the committee on the Judiciary.]
            [Amended by the House 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 trial court, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.”.]

            176. [H. 4360] Bill (H.) authorizing Nantucket land transfers (House, No. 4360). 3d.
            [On House, No. 4104.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 4104.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            179. [S. 1727] Bill providing killed in the line duty benefits to Joanne Songy, surviving spouse of Detective John D. Songy, a police officer of the Town of Rutland (Senate, No. 1727). 3d. [Brady.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            180. [S. 1872] Bill authorizing the town of Charlton to establish an additional excise on sales of gasoline and diesel fuel (Senate, No. 1872). 3d. [Hinds.]
            [Senator Fattman dissents.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            181. [S. 1971] Bill authorizing the town of Raynham to suspend the collection of boat excise (Senate, No. 1971). 3d. [Hinds.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            182. [S. 2437] Bill establishing a real estate transfer fee upon the transfer of property in the town of Concord (Senate, No. 2437). 3d. [Hinds.]
            [Senator Fattman dissents.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            183. [S. 2505] Bill authorizing the town of Wareham to assess certain solar or wind systems as personal property (Senate, No. 2505). 3d. [Hinds.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            184. [S. 2512] Bill authorizing the town of Andover to establish a means tested senior citizen property tax exemption (Senate, No. 2512). 3d. [Hinds.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            186. [S. 2581] Bill relative to an amendment to chapter 174 of the acts of 2020 for the town of Hamilton (Senate, No. 2581). 3d. [Hinds.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            188. [H. 3748] Bill (H.) authorizing the establishment of a regional old colony communications center enterprise fund by the town of Duxbury (House, No. 3748). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            189. [H. 3997] Bill (H.) providing for the appointment and removal authority of the town administrator of the town of Wilbraham for officers and employees of the town other than those employees of the Wilbraham Police Department, Wilbraham Fire Department, and Wilbraham Department of Public Works (House, No. 3997). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            190. [H. 4223] Bill (H.) relative to the filling of vacancies in the offices of the city council in the city of Springfield (House, No. 4223). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            191. [H. 4233] Bill (H.) directing the city of Boston Police Department to waive the maximum age requirement for police officers for Daniel Flores (House, No. 4233). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            192. [H. 4296] Bill (H.) relative to police detail work in the town of Hudson (House, No. 4296). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3921.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3921.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            193. [S. 2686] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for John Carlson, an employee of the Department of Correction (Senate, No. 2686). 3d. [Brady.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            194. [S. 2694] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Jennifer Almond, an employee of the Department of Correction (Senate, No. 2694). 3d. [Brady.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            196. [H. 4241] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Heather Worster, an employee of the department of mental health (House, No. 4241). 3d.
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            198. [H. 4318] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for John Coleman, an employee of the Department of Correction (House, No. 4318). 3d.
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            200. [S. 512] Bill prohibiting the use of mobile gear in certain waters off the coast of the town of Nantucket (Senate, No. 512). 3d. [Rausch.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.]

            202. [H. 4341] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Patrick Laughlin, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (House, No. 4341). 3d.
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            204. [S. 1596] Bill authorizing the city of Somerville to repeal the provisions of Chapter 327 of the Acts of 2004 - An Act relative to public safety in the city of Somerville (Senate, No. 1596). 3d. [Timilty.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security.]

            205. [S. 2628] Bill relative to the town administrator in the town of Milton (Senate, No. 2628). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            207. [H. 3981] Bill (H.) amending the charter of the city of Easthampton (House, No. 3981, amended). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]
            [Amended by the House by striking out section 14.]

            208. [H. 3988] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Deerfield to continue the employment of police officer Gary Sibilia (House, No. 3988, amended). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]
            [Amended by the House in section 1 by inserting after the word “until”, in line 3, the following words: “he reaches 75 years of age,”.]

            211. [S. 2790] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Elizabeth Benard, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (Senate, No. 2790). 3d. [Brady.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            212. [H. 4370] Bill (H.) to amend the charter of the town of Middleborough (House, No. 4370). 3d.
            [On House, No. 4199.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 4199.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            216. [S. 2684] Bill amending section 5 of chapter 270 of the Acts of 1985, as amended, to authorize delegation by general by-law of all select board licensing authority (Senate, No. 2684). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            217. [S. 2685] Bill exempting the town of Brookline from in-person quorums (Senate, No. 2685). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            218. [S. 2705] Bill authorizing the city of Taunton to contract for the renewal of services relative to the operation and maintenance of its wastewater treatment plant, sewers and pump stations, for a term not to exceed five years (Senate, No. 2705). 3d. [Pacheco.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.]

            221. [H. 3749] Bill (H.) authorizing senior water and sewer discounts in the town of Arlington (House, No. 3749, amended). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]
            [Amended by the House in section 1, by adding the following 2 sentences:-
            “The exemption or discount on water and sewer charges and rates shall be applied only to the principal residence of the taxpayer as used by the taxpayer for income tax purpose or, where supported by affidavit, a qualifying senior tenant named on as the payor on town water or sewer bills. For the purposes of this act the term “principal residence” shall mean the home where an owner, and the owner's family if applicable, resides or intends to reside as the primary dwelling; provided, however, that no person shall hold concurrent rights in more than 1 principal residence.”]

            225. [S. 2742] Bill eliminating the department of finance and budget in the town of Groveland (Senate, No. 2742). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            226. [H. 4107] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Lincoln to establish a means tested senior citizen property tax exemption program (House, No. 4107). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            227. [H. 4682] Bill (H.) relative to the Mashpee Select Board (House, No. 4682). 3d.
            [On House, No. 4293.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 4293.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            231. [H. 4523] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Maria A. Conti, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (House, No. 4523). 3d.
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            232. [H. 4582] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Anastasios Milonopoulos, an employee of the Department of Correction (House, No. 4582). 3d.
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            233. [H. 4653] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Josalyn Gibson, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services (House, No. 4653). 3d.
            [From the committee on Public Service.]