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House Committee onSteering, Policy and Scheduling

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Room 185
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Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2960
It shall be the duty of the committee on Steering, Policy and Scheduling to assist the Speaker and the members of the House of Representatives in identifying the major matters pending before the General Court, the relative urgency and priority for consideration of such matters and alternative methods of responding to such matters by the General Court. Said committee shall schedule legislative matters in a manner that will provide for an even distribution and orderly consideration of reports of legislative committees on the daily Calendar.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
No hearings currently scheduled
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.3432  An Act amending Chapter 51 of the Acts of 2010 to reflect the passage of Chapter 398 of the Acts of 2008 and to make certain other corrections  Frank I. Smizik    11/7/2011   
S.1167  An Act relative to the release of a body by the medical examiner to a person charged with an offense which resulted in the death of the deceased.   Karen E. Spilka    11/7/2011   
S.1906  An Act relative to the town charter for the town of Ashburnham      11/7/2011   
H.3143  An Act Relative to videoconference hearings when one party is subject to a protective order or restraining order   John J. Binienda    2/17/2012   
H.4108  An Act relative to housing rights for victims of domestic violence  Joint Committee on Housing    5/23/2012   
H.2128  An Act Massachusetts Housing Authority  Kay Khan    5/23/2012   
H.4052  AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MANAGEMENT OF TOWN BUILDINGS, PROPERTIES AND FACILITIES IN THE TOWN OF FOXBORO  F. Jay Barrows    5/31/2012   
H.4026  An Act exempting the position of deputy police chief in the town of Duxbury from the civil service laws  Thomas J. Calter 
Daniel K. Webster  
5/31/2012   
S.76  An Act to safeguard municipal permitting.  Michael J. Rodrigues    6/8/2012   
H.3989  An Act Providing Certain Accidental Disability Retirement Benefits for the Widow of a Former Police Officer of the City of Boston.   Martin J. Walsh    6/8/2012   
H.3212  An Act designating a portion of Interstate 290 as the Michael Simonelli and Michael Gabriele Overpass  John J. Binienda    6/8/2012   
H.2650  An Act relative to the transportation of swimming pools  Michael F. Kane    6/8/2012   
H.2640  An Act designating a certain bridge in the town of Carver as the Julian Southworth and Nelson J. Garnett Memorial Bridge  Susan Williams Gifford    6/8/2012   
H.3637  An Act designating that portion of Route 9 from the city of Northampton to the city of Pittsfield as the marine corps league highway  Paul W. Mark    6/8/2012   
H.3390  An Act relative to funeral home vehicle lights.  Brian S. Dempsey 
Thomas A. Golden, Jr.  
6/8/2012   
H.3970  An Act designating a certain bridge on Route 6 in the city of New Bedford as the Roland J. Hebert Bridge   Antonio F. D. Cabral 
Mark C. Montigny  
6/8/2012   
H.3968  An Act Authorizing Alternate Members on Local Historical Commissions  Sarah K. Peake    6/8/2012   
S.2218  An Act designating certain bridges in the town of Bourne as the Staff Sergeant Matthew A. Pucino bridges.  Therese Murray    6/8/2012   
S.2223  An Act further regulating certain town meeting notices in the town of Belmont  William N. Brownsberger    6/13/2012   
H.4020  An Act amending the preparation of certain ballots in the city of Boston  Aaron Michlewitz    6/13/2012   
H.3835  An act authorizing the appointment of Amy McCarthy as a police officer in the town of North Andover, notwithstanding the maximum age requirements  David M. Torrisi    6/13/2012   
H.3990  An Act Authorizing the Appointment of William M. Cowl, Jr. as a Firefighter in the City of Haverhill Notwithstanding the Maximum Age Requirement   Brian S. Dempsey 
Steven A. Baddour  
6/13/2012   
H.3991  AN ACT RELATIVE TO TAX TITLES IN THE TOWN OF EAST BRIDGEWATER  Geoff Diehl    6/13/2012   
S.88  An Act relative to anti-freeze and engine coolant  Stephen M. Brewer    6/15/2012   
S.2211  An Act further regulating tanning facilities  Joint Committee on Public Health    6/15/2012   
S.2300  An Act relative to the effective enforcement of municipal ordinances and bylaws  Senate Committee on Ethics and Rules    6/15/2012   
H.4166  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Chereel Stafilopatis, an employee of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services  Linda Dorcena Forry    6/15/2012   
H.3221  An Act to strengthen and expand the board of agriculture  Kate Hogan    7/16/2012   
H.3270  An Act relative to reducing phosphorus runoff   John V. Fernandes 
Richard T. Moore  
7/16/2012   
H.3805  An Act making faculty sabbatical provisions at state universities consistent with other higher education institutions  Joint Committee on Higher Education    7/16/2012   
S.2166  An Act relative to certain tanks used for the storage of fluids  Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security    7/16/2012   
H.3478  An Act relative to the accounting of public employee retirement systems.   Garrett J. Bradley    7/16/2012   
H.3859  An Act authorizing the commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey certain land to the Foxborough Housing Authority  F. Jay Barrows 
James E. Timilty  
7/16/2012   
H.3481  An Act Amending CH32 sec 16  Garrett J. Bradley    7/16/2012   
H.3860  An Act authorizing the Department of Fish and Game to exchange certain property in the town of Shirley for other property in the same town  Jennifer E. Benson 
James B. Eldridge  
7/16/2012   
H.3873  An Act establishing commonwealth virtual schools  Joint Committee on Education    7/16/2012   
H.4213  An Act exempting certain positions in the city of Gardner from the civil service laws   Richard Bastien    7/18/2012   
H.4214  An Act exempting certain positions in the city of Gardner from the civil service laws   Richard Bastien    7/18/2012   
S.2271  An Act authorizing the town of Ashburnham to dispose of certain equipment  Stephen M. Brewer    7/18/2012   
H.4224  An Act relative to utility service call centers  Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy    7/18/2012   
H.4228  An Act relative to regulation of directory assistance  Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy    7/18/2012   
H.4292  An Act authorizing the city known as town of Braintree to grant additional liquor licenses.  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    7/20/2012   
S.2216  An Act requiring the registration of motor vehicle glass repair shops  Senate Committee on Ways and Means    7/20/2012   
H.3476  An Act RELATIVE TO THE SELECTION OF RETIREMENT OPTIONS  Garrett J. Bradley    7/20/2012   
S.2192  An Act further regulating animal control      7/20/2012   
H.4262  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Patricia Morin, an employee of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services   Todd M. Smola 
Stephen M. Brewer  
7/20/2012   
H.4294  An Act authorizing the city of Boston to grant a club license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises of the Irish Social Club, Inc. of Boston  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    7/20/2012   
H.4235  An Act Providing the Terms of Certain Bonds to Finance Improvements to the Commonwealth’s Transportation System  Deval L. Patrick    7/20/2012   
H.4246  An Act authorizing the city of Medford to grant additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises   Paul J. Donato 
Sean Garballey  
7/20/2012   
S.2313  An Act relative to access to a decedent's electronic mail accounts  Senate Committee on Ways and Means    7/20/2012   
S.157  An Act to establish a sales tax holiday August 2012.  John Hart, Jr.    7/20/2012   
H.4171  An Act Authorizing the Town of Wellfleet to Grant an Easement on Certain Land in the Town  Sarah K. Peake    7/20/2012   
H.4182  An Act relative to sons and daughters of corrections officers  George T. Ross    7/20/2012   
H.4175  An act Amending Special Act, Chapter 327 of the Acts of 1988 to Authorize the Orleans, Brewster and Eastham Groundwater Protection District to Provide Retirement Benefits for District Employees  Cleon H. Turner 
Sarah K. Peake  
7/20/2012   
H.4164  AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF NEWBURYPORT TO ACQUIRE INTERESTS IN LAND IN THE TOWN OF NEWBURY  Michael A. Costello 
Bruce E. Tarr  
7/20/2012   
H.4106  An act establishing the town of Acton energy efficiency fund  Jennifer E. Benson 
James B. Eldridge  
7/20/2012   
H.4293  An Act authorizing the town of Fairhaven to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises   Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    7/20/2012   
H.4163  An Act authorizing the town of Sharon to grant licenses to certain establishments for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Louis L. Kafka    7/20/2012   
H.4168  An Act Authorizing the town of Danvers to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Theodore C. Speliotis 
Frederick E. Berry  
7/20/2012   
H.577  An Act relative to municipal service fees  Cleon H. Turner    7/20/2012   
H.562  An Act relative to at risk dogs  Bradford Hill    7/20/2012   
H.4148  An Act regarding an analysis of health education in the Commonwealth  Joint Committee on Education    7/20/2012   
H.3794  An Act relative to the transfer of land in the town of Sharon  Louis L. Kafka 
James E. Timilty  
7/20/2012   
H.4152  An Act relative to third grade reading proficiency   Joint Committee on Education    7/20/2012   
S.2063  An Act providing for annual caterer’s licenses for the service of alcoholic beverages at private functions  Senate Committee on Ways and Means    7/20/2012   
S.2295  An Act amending the charter of the town of Plymouth  Therese Murray    7/20/2012   
S.2337  An Act designating certain bridges under the control of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation in the town of Raynham and the city of Taunton  Marc R. Pacheco    7/20/2012   
S.2106  An Act increasing the membership on the board of health in the city of Northampton  Stanley C. Rosenberg    7/20/2012   
S.361  An Act designating a certain node of the Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park in the town of Uxbridge as the Effingham Capron Memorial Park  Richard T. Moore    7/24/2012   
S.1573  An Act authorizing flying the flag of the Commonwealth at half-staff upon the death of certain police officers and firefighters  Kenneth J. Donnelly    7/24/2012   
S.2187  An Act providing taxpayers a hearing at the Appellate Tax Board  Joint Committee on Revenue    7/24/2012   
S.2292  An Act designating a portion of Route 8 in the Town of Hinsdale as the Pvt. Henry T. Johns Memorial Highway  Benjamin B. Downing    7/24/2012   
H.240  An Act relative to the milk producer's security fund reimbursement  Stephen Kulik    7/24/2012   
H.847  An Act authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land in the town of Danvers   Theodore C. Speliotis    7/24/2012   
H.3999  An Act discontinuing that portion of Gravelly Brook Road lying in the town of Topsfield as a county highway, and authorizing and directing the Division of Capital Asset Management to convey and grant all right, title, and interest in said discontinued portion to abutters  Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight    7/24/2012   
H.3351  An Act to strengthen the Massachusetts agricultural infrastructure relative to meat and poultry production and processing  Stephen Kulik    7/24/2012   
S.376  An Act establishing a Horseneck Beach Reservation Trust Fund  Michael J. Rodrigues    7/24/2012   
S.2058  An Act regulating surgical technology  Senate Committee on Ways and Means    7/24/2012   
S.2248  An Act relative to regional 911 emergency communication districts  Senate Committee on Ways and Means    7/24/2012   
S.2250  An Act authorizing the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to acquire certain parcels of land in the city of Worcester  Senate Committee on Ways and Means    7/24/2012   
H.290  An Act relative to the list of legal investments prepared by the Commisioner of Banks  Peter J. Koutoujian    7/24/2012   
H.832  An Act authorizing the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance to convey certain land in the town of Wilmington  James R. Miceli    7/24/2012   
H.4074  An Act relative to the licensing and supervision of debt management services in the Commonwealth  Joint Committee on Financial Services    7/24/2012   
H.4076  An Act Establishing a Temporary Workers Right to Know  Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development    7/24/2012   
H.469  An Act relating to comprehensive protection from childhood sexual abuse  Ronald Mariano    7/25/2012   
H.4322  AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWN OF SOUTH HADLEY.   John W. Scibak 
Stanley C. Rosenberg  
7/27/2012   
H.4320  An Act authorizing the Commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land to the town of Halifax  Thomas J. Calter 
Thomas P. Kennedy  
7/27/2012   
S.2338  An Act authorizing the division of capital asset management and maintenance to lease certain property in the city of Lawrence to the Greater Lawrence Community Boating Program, Inc.  Senate Committee on Ways and Means    7/27/2012   
H.2582  An Act relative to authorizing the town of Needham to take by eminent domain easements in land owned by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts adjacent to South Street and the Charles River for the purpose of installing utilities and to change the use of the land from open space to utility use under Article of Amendment XLIX   Denise C. Garlick    7/27/2012   

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