House Committee onWays and Means

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Room 243
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2990
It shall be the duty of the committee on Ways and Means to consider all legislation affect­ing the finances of the Commonwealth and such other matters as may be referred thereto.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
No hearings currently scheduled
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
H.3610  An Act making certain appropriations for fiscal year 2016 before final action on the General Appropriation Bill  Charles D. Baker   Favorable with Changes 
H.3611  An Act to legitimize structures after six or ten years of continuous use  Joint Committee on the Judiciary   Favorable 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.1694  An Act relative to strengthening the civil penalties of stop work orders under the workers' compensation statute  Tackey Chan    6/11/2015   
H.1766  An Act further regulating workers' compensation  Tom Sannicandro    6/11/2015   
H.707  An Act authorizing the establishment of old growth forest reserves  Stephen Kulik    6/22/2015   
H.745  An Act relative to access to the Hollingsworth Dam  Angelo M. Scaccia    7/27/2015   
H.2517  An Act relative to bundled cellular telephone transactions  Denise C. Garlick    5/7/2015   
H.2413  An Act relative to providing the next of kin of a state police officer killed in the line of duty with a flag during the memorial service  Todd M. Smola    6/3/2015   
H.2286  An Act relative to line-of-duty death and survivor benefits  James J. Dwyer    6/3/2015   
H.453  An Act relating to high school graduation requirements for students with learning disabilities  Alice Hanlon Peisch    7/23/2015   
H.297  An Act relative to transit  Sarah K. Peake 
Harriette L. Chandler  
7/16/2015   
H.619  An Act prohibiting the leasing of certain real property known as outer Brewster Island in Boston Harbor  Bruce J. Ayers    7/27/2015   
H.2542  An Act relative to Title 5 income tax credit reform  Steven S. Howitt 
Michael J. Rodrigues  
5/7/2015   
H.2570  An Act relative to the tax expenditure budget  Jay R. Kaufman    5/7/2015   
H.1698  An Act to promote employment  Marjorie C. Decker    7/27/2015   
H.3378  An Act relative to family day care disclosures  Claire D. Cronin 
Paul Brodeur  
7/23/2015   
H.2048  An Act to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the commonwealth  Jeffrey Sánchez 
Byron Rushing  
7/27/2015   
H.2378  An Act relative to the Office of Senior Justice  James M. Murphy    6/3/2015   
H.2374  An Act relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee for Public Counsel Services  Michael J. Moran    6/3/2015   
H.641  An Act relative to abandoned vessels on DCR property  Nick Collins    6/22/2015   
H.457  An Act relative to education collaboratives  Alice Hanlon Peisch    7/23/2015   
H.3243  An Act providing free park access to Purple Heart Recipients  Aaron Vega    6/1/2015   
H.3212  An Act regarding background checks on foster parents  James J. O'Day 
Jennifer L. Flanagan  
7/23/2015   
H.1768  An Act promoting public labor contracts for local residents  Theodore C. Speliotis    6/11/2015   
H.411  An Act relative to non-public school student access to the MCAS exam  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    7/23/2015   
H.2096  An Act relative to the possession of dangerous open flame devices  Michael D. Brady    6/24/2015   
H.2547  An Act encouraging cultural council funding  Randy Hunt    5/7/2015   
H.1774  An Act providing incentives for productive workers compensation audits  Joseph F. Wagner    6/11/2015   
H.2484  An Act relative to motor vehicle excise taxes  Diana DiZoglio    7/1/2015   
H.1697  An Act relative to contractor accountability  Mark J. Cusack    6/11/2015   
H.43  An Act relative to the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act      6/22/2015   
H.49  An Act addressing the fiscal year 2015 budget shortfall  Charles D. Baker    3/5/2015   
H.60  An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2015 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects  Charles D. Baker    3/2/2015   
H.1  An Act making appropriations for fiscal year 2016  Charles D. Baker    3/5/2015   
H.3365  An Act relative to the regional public safety communications and dispatch center for the city of Revere and the town of Winthrop  Robert A. DeLeo    7/23/2015   
H.3571  An Act authorizing the town of Marion to grant an easement on Bird Island to the Department of Fish and Game for natural resources management and protection purposes  William M. Straus 
Marc R. Pacheco  
6/29/2015   
H.3613  An Act for a reliable, sustainable Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority  Joint Committee on Transportation    6/24/2015   
S.1956  An Act creating uniform beach warnings  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture    7/27/2015   
H.3639  An Act to clarify the net-worth measure of the corporate excise  Joint Committee on Revenue    7/1/2015   
H.3659  An Act establishing a sales tax holiday in 2015  Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies    7/16/2015   
H.3665  An Act to improve public records  Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight    7/16/2015   
H.3676  An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2015 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects  Charles D. Baker    7/20/2015   
H.3683  An Act expanding inclusive transition programs for students with severe disabilities  Joint Committee on Education    7/23/2015   
H.3689  An Act relative to the Division of Waterways to dredge Quincy Bay  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture    7/27/2015   
S.1979  An Act providing for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change  NONE    7/27/2015