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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Joint Committee on the Judiciary

Date Time Topic Location Status Bills
4/15/2015 11:00 AM Constitutional Legislation A-2 Completed
4/15/2015 11:00 AM Constitutional Legislation B-1 Rescheduled
4/22/2015 3:00 PM Senate constitutional amendment proposals A-1 Completed
5/12/2015 1:00 PM Real Estate Legislation A-2 Completed
5/27/2015 1:00 PM Court Administration, Special Commissions and Task Forces ** S724/H1656 Housing Court Department bills will be first on the agenda ** A-2 Completed
6/9/2015 1:00 PM Legislators, Elected Officials and Judicial Testimony 1pm - 2pm, Omnibus bills: Committee will ONLY hear testimony on relevant sections. Gardner Auditorium Completed
6/24/2015 1:00 PM Probate and Family I - H1595, 1596, 1597 will also be heard. An additional hearing on Probate and Family Legislation will be held on 7/22/15. A-2 Completed
7/14/2015 1:00 PM Crime Legislation. Individual judges and elected officials (not panels) are asked to testify in the first hour as a courtesy to the public. Gardner Auditorium Completed
7/14/2015 1:00 PM Crime Legislation. Individual judges and elected officials (not panels) are asked to testify in the first hour as a courtesy to the public. A-2 Rescheduled
7/22/2015 1:00 PM Probate and Family Legislation: Individual legislators and judiciary asked to testify first hour. A-2 Completed
9/16/2015 1:00 PM Criminal Procedure Legislation: Individual judges and elected officials (not panels) asked to testify in the first hour as a courtesy to the public. A-2 Completed
9/16/2015 7:00 PM No Topics Completed
9/28/2015 1:00 PM All bills on this agenda will be heard again (or have already been heard) at hearings in Boston. People who wish to testify are asked to do so ONCE. Western New England School of Law Completed
10/6/2015 1:00 PM Protected Classes. Privacy, and Data Collection Legislation. NOTE: Oral testimony will be limited to THREE minutes per person. Gardner Auditorium Completed
10/14/2015 1:00 PM Sentencing, Correctional Services, and Re-Entry Bills. The portions of omnibus bills heard during the mandatory minimum hearing will NOT be re-heard. A-1 Completed
10/21/2015 1:00 PM Animal Legislation. As a courtesy to the public, elected and public officials are asked to testify in the first hour. A-1 and A-2 Completed
11/3/2015 1:00 PM As a courtesy to the public - legislators, elected officials, and members of the judiciary are asked to testify in the first hour. A-2 Completed
11/18/2015 1:00 PM Motor Vehicle and OUI Legislation. Legislators, elected officials, and members of the judiciary are asked to testify in the first hour. A-1 Completed
12/1/2015 1:00 PM Sex Offenses and Related Legislation. As a courtesy to the public, elected and public officials are asked to testify in the first hour. A-2 Completed
1/13/2016 1:00 PM Marijuana, Miscellaneous, and Late File Legislation. H.3932 (Marijuana Initiative Petition) will NOT be heard at this hearing. A-1 Completed
3/7/2016 1:00 PM Late File Legislation. As a courtesy to the public, elected and public officials are asked to testify in the first hour. A-1 Completed
4/12/2016 11:30 AM Late File Legislation B-1 Completed
5/18/2016 12:00 PM Further Late File Legislation. Elected and public officials who intend to testify are asked to do so during the first hour of the hearing. B-1 Completed
7/13/2016 9:00 AM Further Late File Legislation. As a courtesy to the public, elected and public officials are asked to testify in the first hour. A-2 Completed
7/13/2016 9:00 AM Further Late File Legislation. As a courtesy to the public, elected and public officials are asked to testify in the first hour. B-1 Rescheduled