House Committee onSteering, Policy and Scheduling

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Room 146
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Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2575
It shall be the duty of the committee on Steering, Policy and Scheduling to assist the Speaker and the members of the House of Representatives in identifying the major matters pending before the General Court, the relative urgency and priority for consideration of such matters and alternative methods of responding to such matters by the General Court. Said committee shall schedule legislative matters in a manner that will provide for an even distribution and orderly consideration of reports of legislative committees on the daily Calendar.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
No hearings currently scheduled
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
S.1537  An Act providing volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians with a local option real estate tax exemption  Michael J. Rodrigues    5/16/2016   
H.262  An Act to provide increased access to hearing aids  John W. Scibak    5/18/2016   
H.132  An Act relative to mandated reporters  John W. Scibak    5/5/2016   
S.1712  An Act designating the first Wednesday in May as State Parks Day  Michael F. Rush    4/25/2016   
H.2160  An Act Act relative to dangerous weapons  David M. Nangle    5/16/2016   
H.2010  An Act relative to the health care of minors  Elizabeth A. Malia    5/19/2016   
H.2130  An Act requiring microphones and audio-recorders on tasers  William C. Galvin 
Louis L. Kafka  
5/5/2016   
H.1985  An Act relative to the definition of a pharmacy  Louis L. Kafka    5/19/2016   
H.1881  An Act relative to concussion prevention  Cory Atkins    5/19/2016   
H.2121  An Act relative to hidden compartments  Stephen L. DiNatale    4/25/2016   
H.1642  An Act dedicating the Westfield district courthouse  John C. Velis    5/19/2016   
H.417  An Act improving students’ access to life saving treatments  Louis L. Kafka    5/18/2016   
H.615  An Act filling vacancies in ward seats of the city council and school committee by special election in the city of Springfield  Benjamin Swan    5/12/2016   
H.1728  An Act prohibiting the bullying of public school employees  Peter V. Kocot    5/9/2016   
H.3073  An Act to protect vulnerable road users  David M. Rogers    5/19/2016   
H.652  An Act to ensure appropriate regulation of piggeries  Carolyn C. Dykema    5/16/2016   
H.2774  An Act to exempt the deliberation of public bodies at town meeting from the open meeting law  Peter V. Kocot    5/16/2016   
H.2132  An Act relative to bank robberies and collection of fraudulent checks  Thomas A. Golden, Jr.    4/25/2016   
H.3032  An Act to clarify penalties for violations occurring while driving with a hardship license  David Paul Linsky    5/2/2016   
H.2147  An Act requiring the use of helmets for equine riders and drivers  Peter V. Kocot    4/25/2016   
H.1005  An Act relative to trauma informed services  Peter V. Kocot    5/19/2016   
H.3539  An Act to restore accountability in claims against non-governmental actors for damage caused by public way defects  Claire D. Cronin    5/11/2016   
H.3028  An Act relative to membership in regional transit authorities  Stephen Kulik    5/11/2016   
H.2113  An Act relative to critical incident intervention by emergency service providers  Edward F. Coppinger    4/25/2016   
H.998  An Act strengthening the quality and efficiency of home health care services  Kate Hogan 
Thomas P. Kennedy  
5/19/2016   
H.822  An Act relative to Medicaid  Edward F. Coppinger    5/16/2016   
H.2046  An Act relative to assessing the Commonwealth’s eye care and vision health needs  Jeffrey Sánchez    5/19/2016   
H.415  An Act relative to emergency stock epinephrine in schools  Bradley H. Jones, Jr. 
Viriato M. deMacedo  
5/18/2016   
H.3277  An Act relative to increasing hotel and motel safety  Shawn Dooley    5/12/2016   
H.976  An Act further regulating the substitution of interchangeable biosimilars  Mark J. Cusack    5/16/2016   
H.1291  An Act making corrections to the adopted children's act  John V. Fernandes    5/19/2016   
H.125  An Act ensuring equal access to services for all residents of the commonwealth  Byron Rushing    5/18/2016   
H.3011  An Act Relative to Motorcycle Safety  Bradford R. Hill 
Bruce E. Tarr  
5/2/2016   
H.1886  An Act requiring the Department of Public Health to issue a report on vision screening for children  Christine P. Barber    5/23/2016   
H.4249  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Ceclie Ferrie an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Correction  Kevin J. Kuros    5/18/2016   
H.3643  An Act designating the Hampden County Superior Court as the Roderick L. Ireland Courthouse  Benjamin Swan    5/19/2016   
S.1936  An Act authorizing the County of Nantucket to convey certain parcels of land to the town of Nantucket  Daniel A. Wolf    5/18/2016   
S.1935  An Act authorizing the town of Nantucket to convey certain land held for open space, recreational or conservation purposes to the Nantucket Islands Land Bank and Madaket Construction Trust for open space, recreational or conservation purposes  Daniel A. Wolf    5/18/2016   
H.3679  An Act to ensure compliance with the anti-shackling law for pregnant incarcerated women  Kay Khan    5/23/2016   
H.4074  An Act relative to the annual observance of Massachusetts Women’s Defense Corps Remembrance Day  Linda Dean Campbell 
Paul Tucker  
5/16/2016   
H.3699  An Act relative to patient access to information regarding breast reconstructive surgery  Joint Committee on Public Health    5/23/2016   
H.3700  An Act clarifying participation in athletic safety programs  Joint Committee on Public Health    5/23/2016   
S.2068  An Act relative to certain charges and fees in the town of Charlton  Anne M. Gobi    4/26/2016   
H.3871  An Act relative to diabetes prevention  Joint Committee on Public Health    5/23/2016   
H.3894  An Act authorizing the city of Salem to establish the Salem Harbor Port Authority  Paul Tucker 
Joan B. Lovely  
5/11/2016   
H.3911  An Act establishing the caregiver advise, record, and enable (CARE) act  Joint Committee on Public Health    5/23/2016   
S.2086  An Act authorizing the town of Westport to indemnify the payment of certain medical expenses for a retired firefighter  Michael J. Rodrigues    4/25/2016   
H.3981  An Act relative to drivers licenses for international students  Chris Walsh    5/11/2016   
S.2091  An Act authorizing the town of Middleborough to grant an additional license for the sale of wines and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises  Marc R. Pacheco    5/11/2016   
H.3960  An Act relative to a State Public Health HIV and Hepatitis Fund  Joint Committee on Revenue    5/23/2016   
S.2172  An Act to protect locked out employees  Mark C. Montigny    5/9/2016   
H.4051  An Act making a corrective change for a certain reserve fund in the town of Hingham  Garrett J. Bradley    5/5/2016   
H.4075  An Act designating a monument in the city of Fall River as the official Gold Star Families Memorial Monument of the commonwealth  Alan Silvia    5/16/2016   
H.4100  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Ellen Atkinson, an employee of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission  Danielle W. Gregoire    5/12/2016   
H.4153  An Act designating a certain bridge in the city of Boston as the Navy Cross Recipient PFC Alvin Richard Gale, USMC Memorial Bridge  Angelo M. Scaccia    5/19/2016   
H.4193  An Act further regulating the reserve fund for credit unions  Joint Committee on Financial Services    4/25/2016   
H.4194  An Act relative to family financial protection  Joint Committee on Financial Services    4/25/2016   
H.4255  An Act exempting the city of Springfield from certain provisions of Section 29 of Chapter 43   Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight    5/5/2016   
H.4233  An Act clarifying occupancy excise and internet hotel room resellers  Joint Committee on Revenue    5/5/2016   
H.4271  An Act expanding educational opportunities for vocational students  Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development    5/9/2016   
H.4175  An Act amending the form of petition accompanying statement of candidate relative to non-partisan municipal elections in the city of Somerville  Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.    5/19/2016   
H.4307  An Act granting equal access to original birth certificates to all persons born in Massachusetts  Joint Committee on Public Health    5/18/2016   
H.4266  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Patricia Barry, an employee of the Department of Public Health  Kimberly N. Ferguson    5/18/2016   
H.4291  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for David J. Saulnier, an employee of the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office  Kenneth I. Gordon 
Michael J. Barrett  
5/18/2016   
H.4306  An Act authorizing the city of New Bedford to issue an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    5/18/2016   
H.4267  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Rick Freni, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation  RoseLee Vincent    5/18/2016   
S.2284  An Act authorizing the city of Easthampton to grant 8 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises   Donald F. Humason, Jr.    5/9/2016   
H.4292  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Christopher Mullen, an employee of the Hampshire County Sheriff’s Office  John C. Velis    5/18/2016   
H.4311  An Act relative to civil infractions for juveniles  Joint Committee on the Judiciary    5/19/2016   
H.4314  An Act to prohibit gunfire directed at dwelling houses  Joint Committee on the Judiciary    5/19/2016   
S.2282  An Act relative to tax abatements for deaf residents  Senate Committee on Rules    5/16/2016   
S.2292  An Act authorizing the town of West Bridgewater to grant 1 additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises and 1 additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises.  Brian A. Joyce    5/16/2016   
H.4323  An Act relative to the judicial enforcement of noncompetition agreements  Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development    5/19/2016   
H.4333  An Act to improve public records  NONE    5/23/2016   
H.4160  Resolutions supporting efforts to ensure that students from Massachusetts have access to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities  Paul W. Mark    5/19/2016