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SENATE

CALENDAR FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017

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


[Joint Session will be held on
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at one o’clock P.M.]


ORDERS OF THE DAY


SECOND READING MATTERS.

            70. [S. 2154] Bill providing that future members of the police department of the town of Adams shall be exempt from the provisions of the Commonwealth's civil service law (Senate, No. 2154). 2d. [Friedman.]
            [Representative DeCoste of Norwell dissents.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            71. [H. 3540] Bill (H.) relative to certain affordable housing in the South End section of the city of Boston (House, No. 3540). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Housing.]

            72. [H. 3909] Bill (H.) relative to boat excise tax revenue for the town of Chatham waterfront (House, No. 3909, amended). 2d.
            [On House, No. 2635.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 2635.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]
            [Amended by the House in section 1, in line 5, by inserting after the figures: “40” the following: “, and may be expended solely for the purpose set forth in said section 5G”.]

            73. [H. 3940] Bill (H.) relative to the town clerk and town accountant in the town of Norwood (House, No. 3940). 2d.
            [On House, No. 3748.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3748.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]       

 

NOTICE SECTION.

SECOND READING MATTERS.

            74. [H. 3833] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Lenox to convey a conservation restriction on certain parcels of land (House, No. 3833, amended). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]      
            [Amended by the House by striking out section 2 and inserting in place thereof the following section:
            “SECTION 2. The parcels of land to be restricted pursuant to section 1 are identified as follows: (i) all of the land in the town of Lenox recorded in certain orders of taking and deeds in the Berkshire middle district registry of deeds in: (1) book 531, page 545, except the property described in book 588, page 8; (2) book 848, page 384; (3) book 558, page 245; (4) book 636, page 591; (5) book 644, page 338 and book 657, page 188; and (6) book 5880, page 148; and (ii) all of the land recorded in a deed in the Berkshire middle district registry of deeds in book 1201, page 913.”]

            75. [H. 3860] Bill (H.) increasing the exemption for residential property in the town of Provincetown (House, No. 3860, amended). 2d.
            [On House, No. 2639.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 2639.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]
            [Amended by the House by adding the following section:-
            “SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.”]

            76. [H. 3953] Bill (H.) relative to the sewer construction and private way maintenance and improvement fund in the town of Barnstable (House, No. 3953). 2d.
            [On House, No. 3673.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3673.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]      

THIRD READING MATTERS.

            7. [S. 1131] Bill relative to the charter of the town of Sutton (Senate, No. 1131). 2d. [Moore.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

           13. [H. 1101] Bill (H.) relative to the membership of the Millbury Redevelopment Authority (House, No. 1101). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            16. [H. 2623] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Charlemont to establish a tax on commercial recreation services (House, No. 2623). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            31. [H. 1102] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Rehoboth to transfer a conservation easement on a certain parcel of land (House, No. 1102). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            32. [H. 3449] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Leyden to continue employment of police chief Daniel J. Galvis (House, No. 3449, amended). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]
            [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 65 years of age, 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.”.]

           39. [S. 2114] Bill authorizing the board of selectmen of Hardwick to appoint the town collector (Senate, No. 2114). 3d. [Moore.]
           [Local approval received.]
           [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

           40. [S. 2115] Bill authorizing the board of selectmen of Hardwick to appoint the town treasurer (Senate, No. 2115). 3d. [Moore.]
           [Local approval received.]
           [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

           41. [H. 2424] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Truro to convey a perpetual trail easement on conservation land to Truro conservation trust (House, No. 2424). 3d.
           [Local approval received.]
           [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

           43. [H. 2789] Bill (H.) relative to town meeting members in the town of Burlington (House, No. 2789). 3d.
           [Local approval received.]
           [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]           

            45. [S. 2081] Bill relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses (Senate, No. 2081). 3d. [MooreSpilka.]
            [On Senate, Nos. 697 and 706 and House, Nos. 630, 632 and 648.]
            [From the committees on Higher Education and Ways and Means.]
            [Estimated cost: $1,000,000.]

            47.  [S. 2144] Bill relative to the town charter of Wareham (Senate, No. 2144). 3d. [Moore.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            48.  [S. 2145] Bill relative to a Wareham Redevelopment Authority (Senate, No. 2145). 3d. [Moore.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            49.  [S. 2156] Bill establishing a special fund for recaptured funds from demolition liens or related grants in the town of Fairhaven (Senate, No. 2156). 3d. [Moore.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            50.  [H. 2423] Bill (H.) relative to the charter of the town of Eastham (House, No. 2423). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            51. [H. 3679] Bill (H.) renaming Muddy pond in the city known as the town of Barnstable to be called Crocker pond (House, No. 3679, amended). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.]           
            [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 rename forthwith a certain great pond, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.”]

            55. [H. 3756] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Burlington to grant additional licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 3756, amended). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3536.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3536.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]
            [Amended by the House in section 1, in lines 1 to 10, inclusive, by striking out the paragraph contained in those lines and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
            “SECTION 1. (a) Notwithstanding section 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, the licensing authority of the town of Burlington may grant 6 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises pursuant to section 12 of said chapter 138 and 2 additional licenses for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises pursuant to said section 12 of said chapter 138 to establishments located within the Civic Center District (CC) and Central Business District (CBD)  as identified in Article III of the Burlington Zoning by-laws, referred to collectively in this act as the Town Center Districts, and shown on the Overlay Zoning Map entitled “Town Center District Map, Civic Center & Central Business Districts”, prepared by the Town of Burlington, dated December 2005. A license granted pursuant to this act shall be clearly marked on its face “Town Center Districts” and shall be subject to all of said chapter 138, except section 17.”.]

            56. [H. 3772] Bill (H.) relative to the authority of the town administrator of the town of Harvard (House, No. 3772). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            57. [H. 3784] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Milford to appoint water commissioners (House, No. 3784). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            58. [H. 3785] Bill (H.) authorizing the city known as the town of Franklin to establish a local agricultural commission with limited authority (House, No. 3785). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            61. [H. 3809] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Southborough to enter into a land exchange agreement with St. Mark's School of Southborough, Inc. (House, No. 3809). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3717.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3717.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            66. [H. 2243] Bill (H.) relative to certain affordable housing in the East Boston section of the city of Boston (House, No. 2243). 3d.          
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Housing.]

            67. [H. 3862] Bill (H.) further regulating the appointment of trustees of the public library of the city of Boston (House, No. 3862, amended). 3d.     
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]           
            [Amended by the House by striking out section 2 and inserting in place thereof the following 2 sections:-
“SECTION 2.  Said section 3 of said chapter 114, as appearing in said section 1 of said chapter 157 of the acts of 1994, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 5, the words “one member” and inserting in place thereof the following words:-  up to 7 members.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.”.]

            68. [H. 3876] Bill (H.) authorizing the city of Revere to pay a certain sum of money (House, No. 3876). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            69. [H. 3930] Bill (H.) to amend the town charter of Concord (House, No. 3930). 3d.
            [On House, No. 1097.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 1097.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]