House Committee onRules

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Room 166
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2692
It shall be the duty of the committee on Rules to recommend special orders for the scheduling and consideration of legislation on the floor of the House. Said committee shall be authorized to make recommendations and propose changes in the rules for the purpose of improving and expediting the business and procedures of the House of Representatives and its committees.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
No hearings currently scheduled
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
  An Act to provide targeted pre-k education to all four year old children meeting specific guidelines in all gateway cities (26)  Alan Silvia    3/30/2015   
  An Act to prevent discrimination against private pension sources  Sheila C. Harrington    3/25/2015   
  An Act relative to students serving in the military  Marcos A. Devers    3/25/2015   
  An Act relative to the Dam and Seawall Removal Fund  James M. Cantwell    3/26/2015   
  An Act relative to public safety employee death benefits  David Paul Linsky 
Karen E. Spilka  
3/26/2015   
  An Act to prevent concussion and head injury  Brian M. Ashe    3/30/2015   
  An Act eliminating the motor vehicle excise tax in the fifth and succeeding years  Mathew Muratore    3/30/2015   
  An Act to help small fraternal insurance companies  Mathew Muratore    3/30/2015   
  An Act concerning the tax status of property of a housing authority  Marjorie C. Decker    3/30/2015   
  An Act relative to the Committee for Public Counsel Services  Steven S. Howitt    3/30/2015   
  An Act Relative to the Massachusetts Innocence Commission  Paul R. Heroux    3/26/2015   
  An Act requiring review for determining category 4 eligibility  Shawn Dooley    3/31/2015   
  An Act releasing a restriction on a parcel in Norfolk County  Shawn Dooley    3/31/2015   
  An Act relative to restoring lottery funding to its intended purpose  John C. Velis    4/2/2015   
  An Act relative to removing the tolls on the Western part of the Massachusetts Turnpike  John C. Velis    4/2/2015   
  An Act relative to local aid funding  John C. Velis    4/2/2015   
  An Act concerning the tax status of property of a housing authority  Marjorie C. Decker    4/8/2015   
  An Act to strike out Chapter 90C Section 3 Subsection A4  Paul R. Heroux    4/16/2015   
  An Act relative to protecting health care consumers  Ronald Mariano    4/16/2015   
  An Act deregulating windshield wiper and headlight use  James J. Lyons, Jr. 
Shaunna L. O'Connell  
4/16/2015   
  An Act revising the headlight/windshield wiper law  Colleen M. Garry 
Keiko M. Orrall  
4/23/2015   
  An Act relative to transparency in the MBTA Retirement Fund  Shaunna L. O'Connell    4/30/2015   
  An Act relative to defining employees classified in Group 4  Tackey Chan    5/7/2015   
  An Act relative to section 29 of chapter 65 of the acts of 2009 for Diane Cummings of Worcester  James J. O'Day 
Harriette L. Chandler  
5/7/2015   
  An Act relative to retirement benefits for John G. Flores  John J. Lawn, Jr.    5/7/2015   
  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Ceclie Ferrie an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Correction  Kevin J. Kuros    4/28/2015   
  An Act relative to the Massachusetts insurers insolvency fund  Keiko M. Orrall    6/1/2015   
  An Act relative to the duplicate application requirement for dwelling fire insurance policies  Keiko M. Orrall    6/1/2015   
  An Act clarifying eligibility for the earned income tax credit  Lori A. Ehrlich    5/27/2015   
  An Act authorizing the removal and towing of motor vehicles violating height requirements  David M. Nangle    5/27/2015   
  An Act relative to ABLE accounts  Garrett J. Bradley 
Barbara L'Italien  
5/27/2015   
  An Act directing the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to study the feasibility of reevaluating the process of testing for concussions and similar traumatic brain injuries  Bruce J. Ayers    5/28/2015   
  An Act relative to physical therapy  Mathew Muratore    6/1/2015   
  An Act relative to condominium elections  Hannah Kane    6/1/2015   
  An Act relative to a special commission to study condominium law  Hannah Kane    6/1/2015   
  An Act providing for inspections of exercise equipment in health clubs  Stephen L. DiNatale    6/4/2015   
  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Steven Needle, an employee of Massachusetts Department of Transportation  David F. DeCoste    6/8/2015   
  An Act establishing a commission to study pancreatic cancer  Elizabeth A. Poirier    6/15/2015   
  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Maribel Sepulveda  Michael J. Finn    6/15/2015   
  An Act designating a certain traffic island in the town of Hingham as the Frank Massa Memorial Island  Garrett J. Bradley    6/18/2015   
  An Act relative to the domestic violence housing commission  Bradley H. Jones, Jr. 
Viriato M. deMacedo  
6/15/2015   
  An Act relative to the tax status of certain land owned by a housing authority  Marjorie C. Decker    6/26/2015   
  An Act to ensure compliance with the anti-shackling law for pregnant incarcerated women  Kay Khan    6/26/2015   
  An Act relative to sheet metal work  Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.    6/26/2015   
  An Act relative to bicycle safety  Steven S. Howitt    6/29/2015   
  An Act relative to CPCS reimbursement  Steven S. Howitt    6/29/2015   
  An Act relative to a feasibility study of a taxi license database  Leah Cole    7/2/2015   
H.3580  order  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    6/11/2015   
  Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to retirement of judges  Christopher M. Markey    3/30/2015   
  Resolve An Act to create a commission to increase the exemption in the Massachusetts estate tax  Sheila C. Harrington    3/26/2015