House Committee onRules

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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
H.3566  An Act relative to a technical correction of the pension statute   James J. O'Day   Suspend Rules 
H.3578  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Phanarath Siv, an employee of the Department of Children and Families  Tricia Farley-Bouvier   Suspend Rules 
H.3577  An Act to expand teacher credible service  Gailanne M. Cariddi   Suspend Rules 
H.3579  An Act regulating fees relating to the sale and usage of propane gas  James M. Cantwell   Suspend Rules 
H.3592  An Act designating a certain bridge in the town of Hudson as the Captain Seth R. Michaud Memorial Bridge  Kate Hogan
James B. Eldridge  
Suspend Rules 
H.3590  An Act relative to notifying automobile lien holders of certain towing and storage costs  Paul McMurtry   Suspend Rules 
H.3591  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Carol Gulino, an employee of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission  Paul R. Heroux
James E. Timilty  
Suspend Rules 
H.3605  An Act protecting student privacy  Carolyn C. Dykema   Suspend Rules 
H.3608  An Act amending the independent contractor statute  Jeffrey N. Roy   Suspend Rules 
H.3609  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Michela T. Paone-Stuart, an employee of the Department of Correction   Frank A. Moran   Suspend Rules 
H.3606  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Valerie Loiacono Daley, an employee of the trial court  James R. Miceli   Suspend Rules 
H.3607  An Act relative to temporary guardianship for a person alleged to be incapacitated  Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.   Suspend Rules 
H.3626  An Act declaring the first Monday of the month of May as school crossing guard day  Alice Hanlon Peisch   Suspend Rules 
H.3621  An Act to promote equal treatment of vocational school teachers  Robert M. Koczera   Suspend Rules 
H.3625  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Raoul Santos, an employee of the Military Division  David T. Vieira   Suspend Rules 
H.3622  An Act relative to discounts for prescription drugs  John V. Fernandes   Suspend Rules 
H.3623  An Act authorizing permitting by the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game  William M. Straus
Viriato M. deMacedo  
Suspend Rules 
H.3624  An Act relative to the allowance of a former public employee upon re-entering public service to be vested for retirement upon payment of a full buy back of the necessary years to be vested and eligible for retirement upon re-entering public service  John H. Rogers   Suspend Rules 
H.3627  An Act authorizing the city of Boston to acquire temporary easements over certain parcels of land in the town of Brookline  Kevin G. Honan
Michael J. Moran  
Suspend Rules 
H.3636  An Act designating a certain bridge in the city of Boston as The Paul McLaughlin Bridge  Edward F. Coppinger
Michael F. Rush  
Suspend Rules 
H.3637  An Act designating a certain bridge in the city of Boston The Honorable Arthur J. Lewis, Jr. Bridge  Edward F. Coppinger
Michael F. Rush  
Suspend Rules 
H.3642  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Craig Lindberg, an employee of the Department of Children and Families  Kimberly N. Ferguson   Suspend Rules 
H.3643  An Act designating the Hampden County Superior Court as the Roderick L. Ireland Courthouse  Benjamin Swan   Suspend Rules 
H.3648  An Act authorizing owners to utilize products from cows or goats  William Smitty Pignatelli   Suspend Rules 
H.3647  Resolutions to encourage parents and caregivers of children to refrain from the use of corporal punishment  Elizabeth A. Malia   Suspend Rules 
H.3653  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Catherine Kungu, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  David M. Nangle   Suspend Rules 
H.3652  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Paula Campbell, an employee of the Trial Court  Louis L. Kafka   Suspend Rules 
H.3657  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Jeremy Bray, an employee of the Department of Correction  Dennis A. Rosa
Jennifer L. Flanagan  
Suspend Rules 
H.3658  An Act relative to the tax status of certain land owned by a housing authority  Marjorie C. Decker   Suspend Rules 
H.3655  An Act relative to the Dam and Seawall Removal Fund  James M. Cantwell   Suspend Rules 
H.3656  An Act relative to sheet metal work  Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.   Suspend Rules 
H.3690  An Act relative to the conveyance of an easement in the town of Sandisfield, Massachusetts  Garrett J. Bradley   Suspend Rules 
H.3679  An Act to ensure compliance with the anti-shackling law for pregnant incarcerated women  Kay Khan   Suspend Rules 
H.3678  An Act relative to protecting health care consumers  Ronald Mariano   Suspend Rules 
H.3698  An Act relative to a feasibility study of a taxi license database  Leah Cole   Suspend Rules 
H.3697  An Act authorizing the town of Orleans to use certain land of the commonwealth of Massachusetts under the control of the department of transportation highway division for wastewater disposal  Sarah K. Peake
Daniel A. Wolf  
Suspend Rules 
H.3706  An Act relative to bicycle safety  Steven S. Howitt   Suspend Rules 
H.3705  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Shirley Brathwaite, an employee of the Department of Children and Families  Michael J. Finn   Suspend Rules 
H.3704  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Maribel Sepulveda  Michael J. Finn   Suspend Rules 
H.3702  An Act relative to passenger safety  Michael J. Moran
Linda Dorcena Forry  
Suspend Rules 
H.3703  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Linda Vitt, an employee of the Trial Court  Paul J. Donato
David F. DeCoste  
Suspend Rules 
H.3721  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Philippe Fauche, an employee of the Department of Mental Health  Russell E. Holmes   Suspend Rules 
H.3723  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Robert Aubrey, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation  James J. O'Day
Harriette L. Chandler  
Suspend Rules 
H.3728  An Act authorizing the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance to grant a lease over certain property in the city of Boston  Elizabeth A. Malia
Michael F. Rush  
Suspend Rules 
H.3727  An Act relative to the Massachusetts insurers insolvency fund  Keiko M. Orrall   Suspend Rules 
H.3726  An Act expanding access to craft beer  Steven S. Howitt   Suspend Rules 
H.3730  An Act relative to the duplicate application requirement for dwelling fire insurance policies  Keiko M. Orrall   Suspend Rules 
H.3733  An Act to amend Chapter 60A Section 1 of the Massachusetts General Laws  Chris Walsh   Suspend Rules 
H.3731  An Act to require written notice of medical tests outside a patient’s network for insurance purposes  Chris Walsh   Suspend Rules 
H.3732  An Act relative to the Disclosure of Information about Vital Statistics; Conditions  Chris Walsh   Suspend Rules 
H.3735  An Act relative to regional charter schools  Stephen L. DiNatale   Suspend Rules 
H.3736  An Act providing for inspections of exercise equipment in health clubs  Stephen L. DiNatale   Suspend Rules 
H.3741  An Act relative to motorcycle permit requirements  Ronald Mariano   Suspend Rules 
H.3744  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Diane Ranno an employee of the Department of Conservation and Recreation  John H. Rogers
Michael F. Rush  
Suspend Rules 
H.3743  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Marian Grant, an employee of the Natick District Court  David Paul Linsky   Suspend Rules 
H.3747  An Act establishing a prepaid wireless E911 surcharge  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.   Suspend Rules 
H.3746  An Act establishing a commission to study pancreatic cancer  Elizabeth A. Poirier   Suspend Rules 
  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Wendy Savary, an employee of the Department of Unemployment Assistance  William M. Straus   Suspend Rules 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
HD.3719  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   
HD.3613  An Act to prevent discrimination against private pension sources  Sheila C. Harrington    3/25/2015   
HD.3617  An Act relative to students serving in the military  Marcos A. Devers    3/25/2015   
HD.3624  An Act relative to public safety employee death benefits  David Paul Linsky 
Karen E. Spilka  
3/26/2015   
HD.3667  An Act to prevent concussion and head injury  Brian M. Ashe    3/30/2015   
HD.3687  An Act eliminating the motor vehicle excise tax in the fifth and succeeding years  Mathew Muratore    3/30/2015   
HD.3688  An Act to help small fraternal insurance companies  Mathew Muratore    3/30/2015   
HD.3704  An Act concerning the tax status of property of a housing authority  Marjorie C. Decker    3/30/2015   
HD.3705  An Act relative to the Committee for Public Counsel Services  Steven S. Howitt    3/30/2015   
HD.3716  An Act Relative to the Massachusetts Innocence Commission  Paul R. Heroux    3/26/2015   
HD.3727  An Act requiring review for determining category 4 eligibility  Shawn Dooley    3/31/2015   
HD.3729  An Act releasing a restriction on a parcel in Norfolk County  Shawn Dooley    3/31/2015   
HD.3731  An Act relative to restoring lottery funding to its intended purpose  John C. Velis    4/2/2015   
HD.3732  An Act relative to removing the tolls on the Western part of the Massachusetts Turnpike  John C. Velis    4/2/2015   
HD.3733  An Act relative to local aid funding  John C. Velis    4/2/2015   
HD.3743  An Act concerning the tax status of property of a housing authority  Marjorie C. Decker    4/8/2015   
HD.3767  An Act to strike out Chapter 90C Section 3 Subsection A4  Paul R. Heroux    4/16/2015   
HD.3766  An Act deregulating windshield wiper and headlight use  James J. Lyons, Jr. 
Shaunna L. O'Connell  
4/16/2015   
HD.3769  An Act revising the headlight/windshield wiper law  Colleen M. Garry 
Keiko M. Orrall  
4/23/2015   
HD.3774  An Act relative to transparency in the MBTA Retirement Fund  Shaunna L. O'Connell    4/30/2015   
HD.3777  An Act relative to defining employees classified in Group 4  Tackey Chan    5/7/2015   
HD.3778  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   
HD.3814  An Act relative to retirement benefits for John G. Flores  John J. Lawn, Jr.    5/7/2015   
HD.3815  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Ceclie Ferrie an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Correction  Kevin J. Kuros    4/28/2015   
HD.3848  An Act clarifying eligibility for the earned income tax credit  Lori A. Ehrlich    5/27/2015   
HD.3850  An Act authorizing the removal and towing of motor vehicles violating height requirements  David M. Nangle    5/27/2015   
HD.3853  An Act relative to ABLE accounts  Garrett J. Bradley 
Barbara L'Italien  
5/27/2015   
HD.3854  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   
HD.3862  An Act relative to physical therapy  Mathew Muratore    6/1/2015   
HD.3868  An Act relative to condominium elections  Hannah Kane    6/1/2015   
HD.3869  An Act relative to a special commission to study condominium law  Hannah Kane    6/1/2015   
HD.3888  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Steven Needle, an employee of Massachusetts Department of Transportation  David F. DeCoste    6/8/2015   
HD.3913  An Act designating a certain traffic island in the town of Hingham as the Frank Massa Memorial Island  Garrett J. Bradley    6/18/2015   
HD.3917  An Act relative to the domestic violence housing commission  Bradley H. Jones, Jr. 
Viriato M. deMacedo  
6/15/2015   
HD.3936  An Act authorizing the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife to convey property to the town of Acton in exchange for other real property  Jennifer E. Benson    7/7/2015   
HD.3949  An Act relative to CPCS reimbursement  Steven S. Howitt    6/29/2015   
HD.3997  An Act relative to the Canoe River aquifer advisory committee  Claire D. Cronin 
Louis L. Kafka  
7/13/2015   
HD.4010  An Act relative to termination of alimony judgments  Bruce J. Ayers    7/20/2015   
HD.4030  An Act relative to the annual observance of Massachusetts Women’s Defense Corps Remembrance Day  Linda Dean Campbell 
Paul Tucker  
7/23/2015   
HD.4025  An Act authorizing Paul Burns, an employee of the commonwealth, to apply for the retirement incentive program  Shawn Dooley    7/23/2015   
HD.4026  An Act designating a certain overpass in the town of Barnstable as the Louis Karras overpass  Timothy R. Whelan    7/23/2015   
HD.4036  An Act relative to Fentanyl  Timothy R. Whelan 
Paul Tucker  
7/27/2015   
HD.4037  An Act modernizing Commonwealth and municipal banking laws to protect customers  David M. Nangle    8/6/2015   
HD.4071  An Act requiring voters to re-accept the provisions of Chapter 44B once every five years from the date of their original acceptance  David F. DeCoste    8/6/2015   
HD.4054  An Act relative to gun free zones  John C. Velis    7/29/2015   
HD.4073  An Act relative to videotaping, audiotaping and photographing persons receiving medical treatment  Marjorie C. Decker    8/10/2015   
HD.4081  An Act relative to the trafficking of Fentanyl  John V. Fernandes    8/17/2015   
HD.4089  An Act establishing the rank of first lieutenant of the state police  Daniel M. Donahue    8/20/2015   
HD.4086  An Act relative to grandparent visitation rights  Chris Walsh    8/17/2015   
HD.4088  An Act relative to free fishing licenses  Tricia Farley-Bouvier    8/20/2015   
HD.4094  An Act relative to early education funding  Stephen L. DiNatale    8/24/2015   
HD.4095  An Act authorizing the town of Lakeville to convey certain property to the city of Taunton  Keiko M. Orrall 
Michael J. Rodrigues  
8/20/2015   
HD.4109  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Erica Amoako, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  John C. Velis 
Donald F. Humason, Jr.  
8/27/2015   
H.3580  order  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    6/11/2015   
HD.3689  Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to retirement of judges  Christopher M. Markey    3/30/2015   
HD.4074  Resolutions In Recognition of the efforts of all who seek to place grave markers on the graves of Soldiers giving the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States of America and the Commonwealth  Frank A. Moran    8/10/2015   
HD.3614  Resolve An Act to create a commission to increase the exemption in the Massachusetts estate tax  Sheila C. Harrington    3/26/2015