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SENATE

CALENDAR FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2018

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


[Joint Session will be held on July 25, 2018 at one o’clock P.M.]


ORDERS OF THE DAY


SECOND READING MATTERS.

            240. [S. 2515] Bill adding a fifth member to the Board of Elections Commission in the City of Everett (Senate, No. 2515). 2d. [Gobi.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Election Laws.]

            241. [H. 4148] Bill (H.) authorizing the Town of Norfolk to convey certain land on Priscilla Avenue (House, No. 4148). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            242. [H. 4238] Bill (H.) relative to certain affordable housing in the Jamaica Plain section of the city of Boston (House, No. 4238). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Housing.]

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            237. [S. 2243] Resolutions for a United States constitutional amendment and amendments convention (Senate, No. 2243). [Question on adoption.] [Rush.]
            [On Senate, No. 379.]
            [From the committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs.]
            [From the committee on RulesMontigny.]
            [Mr. Eldridge moved that the matter be laid on the table.]
            [10 minutes debate – 3 minutes per Senator.]
            [Vote comes first on motion to lay on the table.]

            239. [S. 2327] Bill to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability (Senate, No. 2327). 2d. [Lewis.]
            [On Senate, No. 999 and House, No. 1033.]
            [From the committee on Labor and Workforce Development.]
            [The committee on Ways and Means (Spilka) recommends that the bill be amended by substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2546).]
            [Postponed on motion of Mr. Tarr – June 14.]

 

NOTICE SECTION.

SECOND READING MATTERS. 

            250. [S. 1175] Bill to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants (Senate, No. 1175). 2d.
            [Originally ought not to pass under Joint Rule 10, from the committee on Public Health.]
            [The committee on Ways and Means (Spilka) recommends that the bill be amended by substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2555).]

            251. [S. 2377] Bill relative to gender identity on Massachusetts identification (Senate, No. 2377). 2d. [Boncore.]
            [From the committee on Transportation.]
            [The committee on Ways and Means (Spilka) recommends that the bill be amended by substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2562).]    
            [Senator Humason dissents.]
            [Also based on House, No. 4499.]

            252. [S. 2382] Bill relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking (Senate, No. 2382). 2d. [Gobi.]
            [On Senate, No. 450 and House, No. 419.]
            [From the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.]
            [The committee on Ways and Means (Spilka) recommends that the bill be amended by substituting a new draft entitled “An Act relative to ivory and rhinoceros horn trafficking” (Senate, No. 2553).]

            253. [S. 2450] Bill to modernize the Commonwealth’s administration of unemployment insurance (Senate, No. 2450). 2d. [Lewis.]
            [On Senate, No. 2078.]
            [From the committee on Labor and Workforce Development.]
            [The committee on Ways and Means (Spilka) recommends that the bill be amended by substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2554).]

            254. [S. 2540] Bill relative to a certain parcel of conservation land in the city of Boston (Senate, No. 2540). 2d.        [Crighton.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]  

            255. [H. 4389] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Hopkinton to establish a means-tested citizen property tax exemption (House, No. 4389). 2d.
            [On House, No. 4258.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 4258.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            256. [H. 4478] Bill (H.) authorizing the appointment of special police officers in the city of Springfield (House, No. 4478). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

THIRD READING MATTERS.

            13. [H. 1101] Bill (H.) relative to the membership of the Millbury Redevelopment Authority (House, No. 1101). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            31. [H. 1102] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Rehoboth to transfer a conservation easement on a certain parcel of land (House, No. 1102). 3d.
            [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.]

            71. [H. 3540] Bill (H.) relative to certain affordable housing in the South End section of the city of Boston (House, No. 3540). 3d.
            [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). 3d.
            [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”.]

            81. [H. 3460] Bill (H.) regarding the composition of the Boston Arts Commission (House, No. 3460). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]      

            82. [H. 3773] Bill (H.) relative to the payment of bills of prior fiscal years by the town of Harvard (House, No. 3773). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]      

            103. [H. 4019] Bill (H.) authorizing any town or city to designate a check-off box on certain tax bills to fund a Veterans Memorial and Patriotic Celebration Fund (House, No. 4019). 3d.
            [On House, No. 1948.]
            [From the committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs.]

            111. [H. 3513] Bill (H.) relative to the town administrator in the town of Fairhaven (House, No. 3513). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            113. [H. 3753] Bill (H.) 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, amended). 3d.
            [On House, No. 2793.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 2793.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]
            [Amended by the House in section 1, in line 3, by inserting after the word “to” the second time it appears, the words “Bosolakhana Thach d/b/a”.]

            122. [H. 1327] Bill (H.) authorizing the appointing authority of the town of Mansfield to appoint police cadets to the police department of the town (House, No. 1327). 3d. 
            [Representative DeCoste of Norwell dissents.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            123. [H. 3794] Bill (H.) exempting J. Adam Stagno from the maximum age requirement for police officers in the Town of North Andover (House, No. 3794). 3d. 
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            133. [S. 2286] Bill to provide property tax exemptions for certain nonprofit senior housing in Boxford (Senate, No. 2286). 3d. [Brady.]
            [On Senate, No. 2035.]
            [Local approval received on Senate, No. 2035.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            142. [S. 2241] Bill authorizing the City of Westfield to categorize all certain private ways a public street (Senate, No. 2241). 3d. [Boncore.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Transportation.]

            149. [H. 3746] Bill (H.) amending the charter of the town of Oxford to elect 3 members of the housing authority (House, No. 3746). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            160. [S. 402] Bill providing for recall elections in the town of East Bridgewater (Senate, No. 402). 3d. [Gobi.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Election Laws.]

            161. [S. 411] Bill prohibiting the use of mobile gear in certain waters off the coast of the town of Nantucket (Senate, No. 411). 3d. [Gobi.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.]

            171. [S. 1418] Bill relative to the provision of group health insurance benefits in the town of Athol (Senate, No. 1418). 3d. [Feeney.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            179. [S. 2307] Bill (recommitted) authorizing the town of Wareham to grant an additional license for the sale of wines and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises (Senate, No. 2307). 3d. [L’Italien.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            180. [H. 4369] Bill (H.) relative to the tenure of office of the city clerk of the city of Revere (House, No. 4369). 3d.
            [On House, No. 4264.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 4264.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            182. [S. 2069] Bill providing for recall elections in the town of Uxbridge (Senate, No. 2069). 3d. [Montigny.]
            [On Senate, No. 2399, in part.]
            [Local approval received on Senate, No. 2069.]
            [From the committee on and Rules.]

            188. [H. 4125] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Shutesbury to convey certain land (House, No. 4125). 2d.           
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            189. [H. 4262] Bill (H.) authorizing the city of Newton to lease the John W. Weeks School (House, No. 4262). 2d.
            [On House, No. 4089.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 4089.]
            [From the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.] 

            195. [S. 2478] Bill regarding transfer of retained earnings surplus in the town of Clinton (Senate, No. 2478). 2d. [Crighton.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            196. [S. 2479] Bill regarding snow and ice removal, and repair of private ways in the town of Clinton (Senate, No. 2479). 2d. [Crighton.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            199. [H. 4448] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Daisy F. Bolden, an employee of the Teachers’ Retirement Board (House, No. 4448). 3d.
            [On House, No. 4409.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            201. [H. 4186] Bill (H.) exempting Brian M. Belfiore from civil service maximum age requirements for the position of firefighter in the City of Haverhill (House, No. 4186). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            202. [H. 4459] Bill (H.) authorizing the Town of Danvers to grant 10 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 4459). 2d.
            [On House, No. 3763.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3763.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            203. [H. 4464] Bill (H.) providing a charter for the city of Melrose (House, No. 4464). 2d.
            [On House, No. 4102.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 4102.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            204. [H. 4476] Bill (H.) relative to the recall of elected officials in the town of Carlisle (House, No. 4476). 2d.
            [On House, No. 3699.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3699.]
            [From the committee on Election Laws.]

            205. [H. 4424] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for George Hodgon, an employee of the Trial Court (House, No. 4424). 3d.
            [From the committee on the Judiciary.]

            212. [H. 4403] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Bethany Ryan, an employee of the Hampshire County Sheriff’s Department (House, No. 4403). 3d.
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            213. [H. 4423] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Stephanie Perez, an employee of the Trial Court (House, No. 4423, amended). 3d.
            [From the committee on the Judiciary.]
            [Amended by the House in line 4 by striking out the word “Any” and inserting in place thereof the following words: “If Stephanie Perez terminates employment with the court or requests to dissolve the sick leave bank, any”.]

            217. [H. 4435] Bill (H.) designating the Houghs Neck Maritime Center in the city of Quincy as the Francis X. McCauley Houghs Neck Maritime Center (House, No. 4435). 3d.
            [On House, No. 4339.]
            [From the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.]

            219. [H. 4484] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Barbara Harrington, an employee of the Department of State Police (House, No. 4484). 3d.
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            221. [S. 2512] Bill authorizing the city of Northampton to release a certain conservation easement (Senate, No. 2512). 2d. [Crighton.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            222. [S. 2514] Bill allowing Everett City Council to set the salary for the Clerk of the City Council (Senate, No. 2514). 2d. [Crighton.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            223. [S. 2516] Bill amending the charter of the City of Everett (Senate, No. 2516). 2d. [Crighton.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            224. [H. 3898] Bill (H.) establishing a solid waste and recycling capital improvement fund for the town of Dennis (House, No. 3898, 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. Five per cent of fees collected from the sale of transfer station permits and 5 per cent of recycling revenue in the town of Dennis shall be deposited into the Solid Waste and Recycling Capital Improvement Fund; provided, however, that if authorized by by-law, the board of selectmen of the town of Dennis may increase or decrease the portion of the transfer station permits or recycling revenue deposited into the fund.”; and in section 3, by adding the following sentence:  “An annual report, which shall include projects undertaken, expenditures made and income received by the fund, shall be submitted to the board of selectmen of the town of Dennis not later than December 31 and the board of selectmen shall vote to accept the report.”.]

            225. [H. 3899] Bill (H.) establishing a waterways capital improvement fund for the town of Dennis (House, No. 3899, amended). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]
            [Amended by the House in section 1, in line 3, by striking out the words “fifty percent” and inserting in place thereof the words: “A portion”;  and
by striking out section 2 and inserting in place thereof the following section:
            “SECTION 2. Fifty per cent of revenue collected from the boat storage fees in the town of Dennis shall be deposited into the Waterways Capital Improvement Fund; provided, however, that if authorized by by-law, the the board of selectmen of the town of Dennis may decrease the percentage of  revenue collected from the boat storage fees deposited into the fund.”; and in section 3, by adding the following sentence:-  “An annual report, which shall include projects undertaken, expenditures made and income received by the fund, shall be submitted to the board of selectmen of the town of Dennis not later than December 31 and the board of selectmen shall vote to accept the report.”]

            226. [H. 4249] Bill (H.) authorizing the city of Newburyport to hold a special election for the purpose of accepting the terms of Clause Forty-First C1/2 of Section 5 of the General Laws (House, No. 4249). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Election Laws.]

            227. [H. 4431] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Holliston to convert a license for the sale of wine and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises to a license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 4431). 2d.
            [On House, No. 4307.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 4307.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            229. [H. 4057] Bill Concerning Health Insurance Benefits for Surviving Spouses of Firefighters in the City of Boston (printed as House, No. 4057). 3d. [Welch.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committees on Public Service and Health Care Financing.]

            230. [H. 4299] Bill (H.) repealing a certain act increasing the expenditure limit on revolving funds in the city of Attleboro (House, No. 4299). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            231. [H. 4312] Bill (H.) authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey certain parcels to the town of Shrewsbury (House, No. 4312). 3d.
            [On House, No. 4240.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 4240.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            232. [H. 4447] Bill (H.) increasing the annual compensation of the Peabody Municipal Light Plant (House, No. 4447, amended). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]
            [Amended by the House by adding the following section:-
            “SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.”]

            233. [H. 4458] Bill (H.) relative to Water Meter Ordinance Violations – Penalties and Liens in the City of Revere (House, No. 4458). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            234. [H. 4561] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Falmouth to transfer a parcel of land commonly known as the Farley Bog (House, No. 4561). 3d.
            [On House, No. 4341.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 4341.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            235. [H. 4452] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Paul Walsh, an employee of the Department of Correction (House, No. 4452, amended). 3d.
            [From the committee on Public Service.]
            [Amended by the House by striking out, in line 7, the words “Department of Corrections paid” and inserting in place thereof the following words: “extended illness”.]

            236. [H. 4508] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for David Palazzo, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services (House, No. 4508). 3d.
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            243. [S. 2539] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for James Lovett, an employee of the Department of Conservation and Recreation (Senate, No. 2539). 3d. [Feeney.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            244. [H. 4197] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Boylston to convey a certain parcel of land (House, No. 4197). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            245. [H. 4509] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Sandra Elizabeth Smith, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services (House, No. 4509). 3d.
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            246. [S. 2507] Bill authorizing the town of Sturbridge to issue one additional license for the sale of all-alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises at 122 Main Street (Senate, No. 2507). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [Substituted by amendment by the Senate (Tran) for the report of the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, ought NOT to pass (under Joint Rule 10), on petition.]

            247. [H. 4444] Bill (H.) relative to the charter of the town of Westborough (House, No. 4444). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            248. [H. 4614] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Norwood to grant an additional license for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 4614). 3d.
            [On House, No. 4185.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 4185.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            249. [H. 4627] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Lenox to convey a certain parcel of land to Massachusetts Audubon Society, Inc. in exchange for 2 parcels of land in the town of Lenox (House, No. 4627). 3d.
            [On House, No. 4411.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 4411.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

 

LAID ON TABLE.

            1. (170.) [S. 2370] Order [offered by Senator Lewis] relative to granting the committee on Public Health until May 9, 2018, within which time to make its final report on certain current Senate documents relative to public health (Senate, No. 2370).             [Question on adoption.] [Montigny.]
            [From the committees on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.]
            [On motion of Mr. Tarr – April 11, 2018.]