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Joint Committee onConsumer Protection and Professional Licensure

Committee Contact Info

Senate Information
Room 109E
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1200
House Information
Room 43
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2030
It shall be the duty of the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure to consider all matters concerning consumer credit, consumer protection, the issuance of licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages, the registration of various trades or professions, and such other matters as may be referred.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
May 3 2011 1:00 PM Home Rule Petition Liquor Licenses, Cosmetology, Food Service, Simulcasting

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Completed A-1
May 10 2011 1:00 PM Alcohol Issues Relative to Chapter 138 of the General Laws

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Completed A-1
May 17 2011 1:00 PM Professional Licensure

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Completed A-1
May 24 2011 1:00 PM Home Rule Petition, Sales and Solicitation, Credit Cards and Banks, ID Theft

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Completed A-2
Jun 6 2011 1:00 PM Low Pressure Processed Steam Boilers

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Completed New Enlgand Homes for the Deaf
Jun 21 2011 1:00 PM Home Rule Petitions; Professional Licensure

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Completed A-2
Jun 28 2011 1:00 PM Right to Repair

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Completed A-2
Jul 12 2011 1:00 PM Home Rule Petitions, Personal Training, Automobile Legislation

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Completed A-2
Jul 19 2011 1:00 PM Lottery, Charitable Gaming, Animal Protection, Retail Protection, Professional Employment Organizati

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Completed A-2
Sep 20 2011 1:00 PM Home Rule Petitions, Ticket Resale, Surety Bonds, Applied Behavior Analyst Licensure

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Completed B-2
Jan 11 2012 1:00 PM Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure (no topics published)   Completed A-2
Jan 25 2012 1:00 PM Home-Rule Liquor Licenses; Swimming Pool Licensure; Robocalls

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Completed A-2
Feb 15 2012 11:00 AM Home Rule Petitions, Professional Licensure, Construction, Real Estate, Financial Disclosure, Solici

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Completed B-1
Feb 28 2012 1:00 PM Home Rule Petitions, Access to Hearing Aids, Electrical Work By Homeowners

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Completed A-1
Mar 21 2012 10:00 AM Right to Repair

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Completed A-2
Apr 19 2012 3:00 PM Home Rule Petition

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May 3 2012 11:00 AM Home Rule Petition, Simulcasting

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Jul 9 2012 3:00 PM Home Rule Petitions

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Jul 18 2012 2:00 PM Home Rule Petitions

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Aug 22 2012 3:00 PM Home Rule Petitions; Debt Collection

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Dec 5 2012 3:00 PM Home Rule Petitions

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Completed A-2
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
S.94  An Act to improve the law for the pricing of grocery and retail items  Sal N. DiDomenico    3/1/2011   
H.104  An Act relative to advertisements for the sale of motor vehicles.  James M. Cantwell    2/14/2011  Scheduled For 7/12/2011 1:00:00 PM  
H.107  An Act establishing the Massachusetts travelers bill of rights  James J. Dwyer    2/14/2011  Scheduled For 7/19/2011 1:00:00 PM  
H.124  An Act to regulate real estate appraisal management companies  Thomas M. Stanley    2/14/2011  Scheduled For 5/17/2011 1:00:00 PM  
H.1006  An Act relative to secondhand dealers  Robert F. Fennell    2/16/2011  Scheduled For 7/19/2011 1:00:00 PM  
H.1017  An Act to provide for the safe care and treatment of animals  Vincent A. Pedone    2/16/2011  Scheduled For 7/19/2011 1:00:00 PM  
H.1018  An Act to create a commission to provide for the safe care and treatment of animals   Vincent A. Pedone    2/16/2011  Scheduled For 7/19/2011 1:00:00 PM  
H.1896  An Act to create a commission to provide for the safe care and treatment of animals   Vincent A. Pedone    2/25/2011  Scheduled For 7/19/2011 1:00:00 PM  
H.2688  An Act relative to licensing massage therapists  Antonio F. D. Cabral    3/1/2011  Scheduled For 6/21/2011 1:00:00 PM  
H.2690  An Act requiring greater disclosure by travel agents  Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera    3/1/2011  Scheduled For 7/19/2011 1:00:00 PM  
H.2693  An Act relative to licensing of chimney sweeps  Anne M. Gobi    3/1/2011  Scheduled For 2/15/2012 11:00:00 AM  
H.3224  An Act to facilitate and regulate residential selling practices  Garrett J. Bradley    3/7/2011  Scheduled For 5/24/2011 1:00:00 PM  
H.3251  An Act relative to professional fundraisers  Thomas M. Stanley    3/9/2011  Scheduled For 5/24/2011 1:00:00 PM  
H.3628  An Act relative to the disclosure of financial records  Thomas P. Conroy      Scheduled For 2/15/2012 11:00:00 AM  
S.2052  An Act authorizing the town of Milton to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises of a certain restaurant  Brian A. Joyce    11/3/2011  Scheduled For 2/15/2012 11:00:00 AM  
H.116  An Act authorizing the city of Leominster to grant one (1) additional all alcohol pouring license for downtown revitalization  Dennis A. Rosa    2/14/2011  Scheduled For 2/28/2012 1:00:00 PM  
H.1004  An Act pertaining to green energy career development  Jennifer E. Benson    2/16/2011  Scheduled For 2/15/2012 11:00:00 AM  
H.1029  An Act regulating the direct shipment of wine  David M. Torrisi    2/16/2011  Scheduled For 5/10/2011 1:00:00 PM  
H.1883  An Act regulating the direct shipment of wine  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    2/25/2011  Scheduled For 5/10/2011 1:00:00 PM  
H.1893  An Act to reform the issuance and sale of sports and entertainment tickets  Michael J. Moran    2/25/2011  Scheduled For 9/20/2011 1:00:00 PM  
H.3404  An Act authorizing the city of Leominster to grant one (1) additional all alcoholic pouring license for city wide revitalization  Dennis A. Rosa    5/2/2011  Scheduled For 2/28/2012 1:00:00 PM  
H.3405  An Act authorizing the city of Leominster to grant one (1) additional all acohol pouring license for city wide revitalization  Dennis A. Rosa    5/2/2011  Scheduled For 2/28/2012 1:00:00 PM  
H.1850  An Act relative to the appointment of members of the Boston Licensing Board  Deval L. Patrick    5/17/2011  Scheduled For 2/15/2012 11:00:00 AM  
H.3498  An Act Authorizing the Town of Bolton to Grant A Licence for the Sale of All Alcoholic Beverages to be Drunk on the Premises of a Certain Restaurant  Kate Hogan 
Jennifer L. Flanagan  
6/16/2011  Scheduled For 2/28/2012 1:00:00 PM  
H.3882  An Act to Protect Motor Vehicle Owners and Small Businesses in Repairing Motor Vehicles  NONE    2/1/2012  Scheduled For 3/21/2012 10:00:00 AM  
H.3760  AN ACT REPEALING AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MILTON TO GRANT A LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES OF A CERTAIN RESTAURANT  Deval L. Patrick    2/17/2012  Scheduled For 2/28/2012 1:00:00 PM  
H.4309  AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORFOLK TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON PREMISES  Daniel B. Winslow    7/26/2012  Scheduled For 8/22/2012 3:00:00 PM  
H.4379  An Act to protect the peace and privacy of the residents of the Commonwealth  John J. Binienda    8/6/2012  Scheduled For 8/22/2012 3:00:00 PM  
H.4437  An Act Authorizing the Issuance of a Certain License for the Retail Sale of Bottled Wine in the Town of Topsfield  Theodore C. Speliotis 
Bradford Hill  
9/18/2012  Scheduled For 12/5/2012 3:00:00 PM  
S.2451  An Act authorizing the town of Greenfield to grant an additional license for the sale of wine and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises  Stanley C. Rosenberg    11/19/2012  Scheduled For 12/5/2012 3:00:00 PM  

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