House Committee onBills in the Third Reading

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Room 20
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2410
It shall be the duty of the committee on Bills in the Third Reading to consider all bills and resolves prior to their final reading, and examine, correct and recommend such amendments as may be necessary concerning duplication, grammatical errors, constitutionality, etc. The committee shall consider all amendments received from the Senate. The committee shall also act in relation to resolutions and proposals, and any other matters referred thereto.

House Members

Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.140  An Act to allow certain stores and shops to open on holidays  Tackey Chan    9/10/2015   
H.141  An Act relative to partial payments  Tackey Chan    9/8/2015   
H.2273  An Act exempting William Gregory Gordon from the maximum age requirement for applying for civil service appointment as a police officer in the town of North Andover  Diana DiZoglio    8/3/2015   
H.2782  An Act establishing Massachusetts Farm to School Month and commending farm to school programs  Timothy R. Madden    1/27/2016   
H.2111  An Act creating a special commission studying cutting, welding and hot work processes regulated by the State Fire Code  Nick Collins 
Kenneth J. Donnelly  
1/27/2016   
H.3617  An Act relative to certain affordable housing in the city of Boston  Gloria L. Fox    1/14/2016   
H.2583  An Act to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption  Stephen Kulik    7/8/2015   
H.1872  An Act relative to unpaid sewer use charges in the city of Holyoke  Aaron Vega    7/27/2015   
H.3030  An Act relative to agricultural operations  Stephen Kulik    9/10/2015   
H.2998  An Act designating a certain section of State Highway Route 2 in the city of Cambridge and town of Arlington as the James M. Gavin Memorial Highway  Sean Garballey    8/3/2015   
H.2264  An Act creating a special police force in the town of Duxbury  Josh S. Cutler 
Thomas J. Calter  
8/3/2015   
H.1859  An Act relative to the Community Preservation Committee in the town of Nantucket  Timothy R. Madden 
Daniel A. Wolf  
6/3/2015   
H.3234  An Act to allow the town of Canton to hold their annual municipal election on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November  William C. Galvin    8/3/2015   
H.2663  An Act relative to sales and excise tax exemptions for disabled veterans  Elizabeth A. Poirier    5/7/2015   
H.2658  An Act relative to disabled veterans exemption of excise tax on a vehicle  Elizabeth A. Poirier    5/7/2015   
H.2805  An Act relative to sleep deprivation avoidance and promotion of good sleeping practices  Denise Provost    11/23/2015   
H.220  An Act relative to in-house cafes  John J. Lawn, Jr.    2/4/2016   
H.1712  An Act to limit indemnity and insurance responsibility for general contractors and subcontractors in construction work  Thomas A. Golden, Jr.    8/10/2015   
S.148  An Act authorizing the town of Bellingham to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises  Ryan C. Fattman    1/14/2016   
H.3288  An Act providing the retirement board of the City of Cambridge to grant creditable service to Kenneth T. Mui, Andrew Topouzoglou, Steven DeMarco, and Anthony Cacciola  Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.    12/28/2015   
H.1518  An Act relative to the safety of courthouses and remote court proceedings  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    10/8/2015   
H.3416  An Act authorizing the release of certain land in the town of Cummington from the operation of an agricultural preservation restriction  Stephen Kulik    1/27/2016   
H.108  An Act relative to the safe placement of newborn infants  Shaunna L. O'Connell    11/5/2015   
H.2791  An Act declaring March the 26th as First Responders Day  James R. Miceli    10/21/2015   
H.3315  An Act requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving  William M. Straus    11/17/2015   
H.1771  An Act addressing workplace bullying, mobbing, and harassment, without regard to protected class status  Ellen Story 
Jennifer L. Flanagan  
8/10/2015   
H.169  An Act relative to the Blue Laws  Edward F. Coppinger    2/4/2016   
H.531  An Act authorizing the establishment of senior citizen safety zones  Denise Provost    1/7/2016   
H.1695  An Act relative to participants in entertainment exhibitions  Tackey Chan    7/29/2015   
H.199  An Act relative to the recorking of wine  Thomas A. Golden, Jr.    12/10/2015   
H.114  An Act to increase the safety of newborns  Keiko M. Orrall    11/5/2015   
H.1831  An Act supporting municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund  Michael S. Day    10/1/2015   
H.3569  An Act relative to the charter of the city of Chelsea  Daniel J. Ryan    7/29/2015   
H.2208  An Act relative to employment benefits for Patricia Kannler  Paul Brodeur 
Jason M. Lewis  
1/27/2016   
H.3544  An Act requiring medical exams for certain school bus drivers  William Smitty Pignatelli    1/25/2016   
H.1690  An Act regarding youth sports referees  James M. Cantwell    7/29/2015   
H.2839  An Act designating the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Purple Heart State  Aaron Vega    10/29/2015   
H.2838  An Act authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to grant an easement in certain land in the city of Salem  Paul Tucker    1/27/2016   
H.3568  An Act relative to the charter of the town of Abington creating a department of public works  Geoff Diehl    7/30/2015   
H.1752  An Act relative to Sunday wages  Mathew Muratore    12/3/2015   
H.1691  An Act relative to the workers’ compensation exclusion for business owners  James M. Cantwell    6/22/2015   
H.2923  An Act to expand membership opportunities in local cultural councils  Kenneth I. Gordon    12/21/2015   
H.3232  An Act to modernize election record keeping  Shawn Dooley    2/11/2016   
H.1740  An Act relative to job creation through employee ownership  Paul W. Mark    8/20/2015   
H.2768  An Act designating Inflammatory Breast Cancer Awareness Day  Louis L. Kafka    1/19/2016   
S.1467  An Act relative to taxes due upon the death of active duty personnel and the elderly  Kenneth J. Donnelly    12/23/2015   
H.1871  An Act relative to the South Essex Sewerage District in the city of Salem  Paul Tucker    6/24/2015   
H.234  An Act concerning the transferal of innholders' licenses  Aaron Michlewitz    4/16/2015   
H.3033  An Act protecting motorists and emergency personnel  David Paul Linsky    1/19/2016   
S.20  An Act relative to the special election in the city known as the town of Greenfield  Stanley C. Rosenberg    4/2/2015   
H.20  An Act related to the forfeiture of pension upon conviction of child pornography and other offenses  Massachusetts Teachers' Retirement System    12/28/2015   
H.3183  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Daniel Cardillo, an employee of the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance  Paul J. Donato    5/7/2015   
H.3200  An Act concerning long-term homeowners  Aaron Michlewitz 
Nick Collins  
10/8/2015   
S.32  An Act establishing a special fund for recaptured funds from demolition liens or related grants in the town of Athol  Anne M. Gobi    10/8/2015   
S.31  An Act authorizing the town of Athol to establish a special fund for the rehabilitation of certain properties  Anne M. Gobi    2/4/2016   
S.38  An Act relative to the town of Barre  Anne M. Gobi    6/22/2015   
H.3366  An Act designating the Boston Cream Pie Cupcake as the official cupcake of the Commonwealth  Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.    11/23/2015   
S.45  An Act regulating preliminary elections in the city of Gloucester   Bruce E. Tarr    9/17/2015   
H.3344  An Act relative to the composition of the Salem Board of Health  Paul Tucker 
Joan B. Lovely  
10/29/2015   
S.1921  An Act regarding group health insurance for eligible employees and retirees in the town of Carver  Marc R. Pacheco    10/8/2015   
H.3550  An Act authorizing the establishment of a municipal job creation and retention trust and project mitigation contribution ("linkage") program for job creation and retention in the city of Somerville  Christine P. Barber 
Patricia D. Jehlen  
8/20/2015   
H.3371  An Act authorizing the town of Maynard to grant 6 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises and 1 additional license for the sale of wines and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    1/19/2016   
H.3566  An Act relative to a technical correction of the pension statute   James J. O'Day    1/27/2016   
H.3653  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Catherine Kungu, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  David M. Nangle    7/27/2015   
H.3564  An Act establishing a beach restoration fund in the town of Sandwich  Randy Hunt    8/20/2015   
S.1934  An Act amending the town manager act of Arlington authorizing the town manager to appoint the director of assessments  Kenneth J. Donnelly    10/29/2015   
S.1941  An Act authorizing the town of Middlefield to continue the employment of police chief Thomas Austin  Benjamin B. Downing    11/23/2015   
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  
8/3/2015   
H.3629  An Act relative to parcels of land within the town of Wakefield  Paul Brodeur    8/20/2015   
H.3641  An Act relative to signing of warrants for payment in the town of Tyngsborough  Colleen M. Garry    8/10/2015   
S.1953  An Act providing for recall elections in the town of East Bridgewater  Thomas P. Kennedy    1/11/2016   
H.3685  An Act to amend the town charter of Concord  Cory Atkins    12/14/2015   
H.3721  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Philippe Fauche, an employee of the Department of Mental Health  Russell E. Holmes    9/3/2015   
S.1966  An Act further regulating certain affordable housing in the East Boston section of the city of Boston  Anthony W. Petruccelli    1/28/2016   
H.3828  An Act authorizing the city of Everett to establish a linkage fee revolving fund  Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr.    2/1/2016   
H.3660  An Act relative to the STEM advisory council  Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies    8/10/2015   
H.3681  An Act dissolving the Geriatric Authority of Holyoke  Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government    8/20/2015   
H.3667  An Act establishing a public art commission  NONE    11/12/2015   
H.3694  An Act relative to the retirement classification of Boston school police officers  Daniel Cullinane    11/30/2015   
H.3709  An Act relative to the creation of a capital stabilization fund in the town of Winchendon  Jonathan D. Zlotnik 
Anne M. Gobi  
12/10/2015   
S.1987  An Act relative to the town administrator in the town of Milton  Brian A. Joyce    2/11/2016   
H.3714  An Act authorizing the town of North Andover to grant an additional liquor license   Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    8/10/2015   
H.3715  An Act relative to the town of Northborough and the sale of all alcoholic beverages   Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    8/10/2015   
H.3742  An Act establishing a year-round market rate rental housing trust in the town of Provincetown  Sarah K. Peake 
Daniel A. Wolf  
11/2/2015   
H.3757  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.  
10/7/2015   
S.2002  An Act relative to the appointment of assistant city clerks in the city of Gardner  Jennifer L. Flanagan    2/4/2016   
H.3801  An Act designating a certain bridge in the town of Harwich as the U.S. Navy Lt. Jr. Ralph Wallace Burns Memorial Bridge  Sarah K. Peake    1/14/2016   
H.3765  An Act relative to workers' compensation  Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development    1/27/2016   
H.3780  An Act enhancing the volunteer service tax reduction for seniors  Joint Committee on Revenue    10/8/2015   
H.3781  An Act relative to reducing tax burden on property owners  Joint Committee on Revenue    10/8/2015   
H.3796  An Act authorizing the city of Northampton to issue five above quota annual all-alcohol restaurant licenses  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    10/21/2015   
H.3802  An Act authorizing the town of Bedford to grant 8 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Theodore C. Speliotis    12/28/2015   
H.3875  An Act relative to Dartmouth Fire District No 2  Christopher M. Markey    2/4/2016   
H.3818  An Act exempting the city of Springfield from certain provisions of the General Laws and authorizing it to lease certain park land  Carlos Gonzalez    1/7/2016   
H.3831  An Act relative to the creation of a community enhancement fee stabilization fund in the city of Everett  Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr.    1/28/2016   
H.3813  An Act to protect wages of employees who receive wages through an electronic wage card  Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development    10/21/2015   
S.2073  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Robert Albany, an employee of the Department of Correction  Michael J. Rodrigues    2/4/2016   
H.3837  An Act relative to applications for waivers of the patient protection and affordable care act  NONE    11/17/2015   
H.3873  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Alimatu Lamptey, an employee of the Department of Mental Health  Daniel M. Donahue    12/23/2015   
H.3876  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Lisa Hershowitz, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  Todd M. Smola    2/11/2016   
H.3893  An Act relative to the town manager in the town of Tewksbury  James R. Miceli    1/25/2016   
H.3866  An Act authorizing the city of Leominster to pay a certain unpaid bill  Dennis A. Rosa 
Jennifer L. Flanagan  
2/4/2016   
H.3860  An Act authorizing the city of Lawrence to establish a program for enforcement against illegal dumping  Joint Committee on the Judiciary    12/10/2015   
H.3880  An Act authorizing the town of Shrewsbury to grant an additional liquor license  Hannah Kane 
Michael O. Moore  
2/3/2016   
H.3872  An Act authorizing the town of Walpole to grant five liquor licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Louis L. Kafka 
James E. Timilty  
2/1/2016   
H.3892  An Act authorizing the Nantucket Islands Land Bank to convey certain land held for open space, recreational or conservation purposes to the town of Nantucket for the same purposes  Timothy R. Madden 
Daniel A. Wolf  
1/25/2016   
H.3881  An Act relative to the creation of a renewable energy fund in the town of Dedham  Paul McMurtry 
Michael F. Rush  
1/28/2016   
H.3891  An Act authorizing the city of Salem to grant one additional license for the sale of wine and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises  Paul Tucker 
Joan B. Lovely  
2/1/2016   
H.3924  An Act relative to the town of Mattapoisett general bylaws  William M. Straus    1/28/2016   
H.3925  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Robert Stevens, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development  James M. Murphy    1/7/2016   
H.3896  An Act authorizing the town of Westborough to grant an additional liquor license  Hannah Kane    2/4/2016   
H.3895  An Act to increase access to immunizations  Joint Committee on Health Care Financing    12/17/2015   
H.3918  An Act relative to a town meeting held in the town of Rochester  Charles D. Baker    1/28/2016   
H.3971  An Act relative to a technical correction of the pension statute   House Committee on Ways and Means    1/29/2016   
H.3972  An Act relative to workers' compensation  House Committee on Ways and Means    1/29/2016   
H.3973  An Act relative to the conveyance of a certain parcel of land in the town of Grafton for the Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center  House Committee on Ways and Means    1/29/2016   
H.3970  An Act authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to grant an easement in certain land in the city of Salem  House Committee on Ways and Means    1/29/2016   
S.2118  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Wallace Seward, an employee of the Department of Correction  Senate Committee on Ways and Means    2/4/2016   
H.82  Resolve providing for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to gender-responsive programming for juvenile justice system involved girls  Gloria L. Fox 
Russell E. Holmes  
1/27/2016