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.3400  An Act making appropriations for fiscal year 2016  House Committee on Ways and Means   In Part 
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.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.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.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.3243  An Act providing free park access to Purple Heart Recipients  Aaron Vega    6/1/2015   
H.1768  An Act promoting public labor contracts for local residents  Theodore C. Speliotis    6/11/2015   
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.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.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