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SENATE

CALENDAR FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2021

[The Senate will meet at eleven o’clock A.M.]
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[Joint Session will be held on
Monday, October 25, 2021, at twelve o’clock noon.]

ORDERS OF THE DAY

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SECOND READING MATTERS.  

            19. [S. 1354] Bill authorizing the town of Middleborough to change the name of its Board of Selectmen to Select Board (Senate, No. 1354). 2d. [Cronin]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            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). 2d. [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). 2d. [Brady.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            22. [S. 1734] Bill authorizing the appointment of special firefighters in the city of Somerville (Senate, No. 1734). 2d. [Brady.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            23. [S. 1747] Bill relative to the Fairhaven Fire Department (Senate, No. 1747). 2d. [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). 2d. [Cronin]
            [On Senate, No. 1361.]
            [Local approval received on Senate, No. 1361.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            29. [S. 2470] Bill to upgrade hen welfare and establish uniform cage-free standards (Senate, No. 2470). 2d. [Rausch.]
            [On Senate, No. 36 and House, No. 864.]
            [From the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.]
            [The committee on Ways and Means (Rodrigues) recommends that the bill be amended by substituting a new draft entitled “An Act upgrading hen welfare and establishing uniform cage-free standards” (Senate, No. 2481).]
            [Order relative to subject matter adopted.]

            30. [H. 3871] Bill (H.) making appropriations for fiscal year 2021 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects (House, No. 3871). 2d.
            [On House, No. 3862, in part.]
            [The committee on Ways and Means (Rodrigues) 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 2480.]
            [Order relative to subject matter adopted.]

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            31. [H. 3774] Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 2021 (submitted by the Governor pursuant to Article LXXXVII of the Amendments to the Constitution) reorganizing certain licensing agencies of the executive department (House, No. 3774).
            [The committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure (Moran) recommends that the Reorganization Plan No. 1 ought to be approved.]
            [For the majority report see Senate, No. 2476.]
            [Question: Shall this reorganization plan be approved?]

NOTICE SECTION.

SECOND READING MATTERS.

            32. [S. 1367] Bill further providing for the leadership and governance of the town of Agawam (Senate, No. 1367, changed). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [Changed by the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government (Cronin) in Section 1, in line 1, by striking out the figure "42" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "43".]

            33. [S. 2477] Bill authorizing the town of Millbury to grant an additional liquor license (Senate, No. 2477). 2d. [Moran.]
[On Senate, No. 227.]
[Local approval received on Senate, No. 227.]
[From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            34. [H. 303] Bill (H.) further regulating certain alcoholic beverage licenses in the town of Westford (House, No. 303). 2d.
[Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

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). 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.”.]

           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.”.]