House Committee onBonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets

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Room 466
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2017
It shall be the duty of the committee on Bond­ing, Capital Expenditures and State Assets to consider all matters providing for the giving, loaning or pledging of the credit of the Commonwealth. Said committee shall be responsible for evaluating such legislation and determining the appropriateness of enacting legislation containing increased bond authorizations for the Commonwealth. The committee shall periodically review and hold open public hearings, accepting oral and written testimony on the status of the bonds and notes of the Commonwealth, including (1) general obligation debt; (2) dedicated income tax debt; and (3) special obligation debt. The committee shall also, in its continuing study of the state’s bonding practices, review the Commonwealth’s liabilities relative to (a) state-supported debt; (b) state-guaranteed debt; and (3) indirect obligations.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
Mar 24 2015 11:00 AM Consider Committee rules and other matters before the Committee

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Completed B-1
Mar 24 2015 11:05 AM Executive Session to Consider H3187

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Completed B-1
Apr 8 2015 11:00 AM House Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets (no topics published)   Completed B-2
May 5 2015 11:00 AM Oversight Hearing with UMass, MA State College Building Authority and Higher Education

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Completed B-2
May 14 2015 11:00 AM House Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets (no topics published)   Canceled A-2
May 21 2015 11:00 AM House Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets (no topics published)   Completed A-2
Jul 2 2015 11:00 AM House Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets (no topics published)   Completed A-2
Sep 17 2015 12:00 PM House Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets (no topics published)   Completed A-1
Sep 24 2015 1:00 PM House Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets (no topics published)   Completed A-1
Oct 29 2015 11:00 AM Testimony from Assistant Treasurer for Long Term Debt - Sue Perez

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Completed A-2
Nov 18 2015 10:30 AM Testimony from Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack

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Completed B-2
Feb 11 2016 11:00 AM House Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets (no topics published)   Completed B-2
Mar 3 2016 11:30 AM Testimony on Procurement Methods at MassDOT from Secretary Stephanie Pollack

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Completed B-2
Mar 31 2016 11:00 AM Review certain sections of An Act Financing Improvments to Municipal Roads and Bridges

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Completed B-2
Jun 21 2016 11:00 AM H 4413, An Act relative to job creation, workforce development and infrastructure investment

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Completed A-1
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.22  An Act relative to explosive bonds  Office of the State Treasurer    5/12/2016   
H.3202  An Act providing for the terms of bonds issued by the Commonwealth for municipal road and bridge repairs  Charles D. Baker    3/25/2015   
H.3954  An Act providing capital funding for public higher education  Joint Committee on Higher Education    1/21/2016   
H.4147  A message from His Excellency the Governor transmitting to the General Court a letter making recommendations (pursuant to Section 3 of Article 62 of the Amendments to the Constitution) relative to the terms of bonds issued for the municipal road and bridge program. Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets (House).  Charles D. Baker    3/31/2016