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Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2960
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
S.1862  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Marianne McVarish, an employee of the Department of Public Health  Katherine M. Clark   Place in OD 
S.1802  An Act authorizing the town of Falmouth to borrow money for the repayment of certain indebtedness  Therese Murray   Place in OD 
H.3619  An Act relative to certain parcels of land in the city of Northampton and the town of Williamsburg  Stephen Kulik
Benjamin B. Downing  
Place in OD 
H.3605  An Act relative to the grant of authority to the town of Marion  William M. Straus   Place in OD 
H.3592  An Act relative to the establishment of a special capital fund in the town of Acushnet  Robert M. Koczera
Mark C. Montigny  
Place in OD 
H.3578  An Act relative to the inspector of plumbing and gas fitting in the town of South Hadley  John W. Scibak
Stanley C. Rosenberg  
Place in OD 
H.3486  An Act relative to the town manager in the town of Cohasset  Garrett J. Bradley
Robert L. Hedlund  
Place in OD 
H.3550  An Act relative to the town treasurer-collector in the town of Hingham  Garrett J. Bradley
Robert L. Hedlund  
Place in OD 
H.3576  An Act authorizing the town of Avon to establish a department of public works  William C. Galvin   Place in OD 
H.3577  An Act relative to the charter for the town of Harwich  Sarah K. Peake   Place in OD 
H.3662  An Act repealing the computer and software services taxes  House Committee on Ways and Means   Place in OD 
H.2869  An Act authorizing the Commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey certain land to the town of Belmont for recreation, public works or other municipal purposes  David M. Rogers   Place in OD 
H.3662  An Act repealing the computer and software services taxes  House Committee on Ways and Means   Place in OD 
H.2844  An Act authorizing the conveyance or lease of a parcel of land in the city of Northampton for park, recreation or open space purposes  Peter V. Kocot   Place in OD 
H.3663  An Act relative to a lease agreement for land in the town of Tewksbury between the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance and the Tewksbury Hospital Equestrian Farm  House Committee on Ways and Means   Place in OD 
H.2845  An Act relative to the conveyance of an easement in the city of Northampton  Peter V. Kocot   Place in OD 
H.3582  An Act extending sewer betterment repayments in the town of Easton   Claire D. Cronin   Place in OD 
H.3579  An Act authorizing the town of Mashpee to convey an interest in certain town owned land to the town of Barnstable  David T. Vieira   Place in OD 
H.3549  An Act authorizing the town administrator of Southborough to sign warrants  Carolyn C. Dykema
James B. Eldridge  
Place in OD 
H.3545  An Act relative to the charter of the town of Townsend   Sheila C. Harrington
Jennifer L. Flanagan  
Place in OD 
H.3583  An Act reducing the sewer betterment interest rate on repayments in the town of Easton   Claire D. Cronin   Place in OD 
H.3623  An Act authorizing the town of Dartmouth to establish an enterprise fund.  Christopher M. Markey   Place in OD 
H.3551  An Act increasing the membership of the board of selectmen in the town of Southborough  Carolyn C. Dykema
James B. Eldridge  
Place in OD 
H.3548  An Act relative to Pharmacy Practice in the Commonwealth  Joint Committee on Public Health   Place in OD 
S.1787  Resolve providing for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to the need for accessible homes for the elderly, returning veterans with disabilities and families that include persons with disabilities  Joint Committee on Housing   Place in OD 
S.1857  An Act extending the Environmental Joint Powers Agreement that created the A-B-C Stormwater Flooding Board  Senate Committee on Ethics and Rules   Favorable 
H.2617  An Act relative to sales and excise tax exemptions for disabled veterans  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.   Place in OD 
H.3645  An Act allowing disabled veterans and prisoners of war who lease motor vehicles to be exempt from excise tax  Joint Committee on Revenue   Place in OD 
H.3660  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Katherine Swearingen, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  Stephen Kulik
Benjamin B. Downing  
Place in OD 
H.3620  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Mary Ford, an employee of the Department of Correction  Tom Sannicandro   Place in OD 
S.1791  An Act exempting certain positions in the town of Millbury from the civil service laws  Michael O. Moore   Place in OD 
H.2475  An Act providing certain accidental disability retirement benefits for the widow of a former police officer of the city of Boston.   Martin J. Walsh   Place in OD 
H.2303  An Act authorizing the town of Holliston to establish an other post-employment benefits trust fund  Carolyn C. Dykema
Karen E. Spilka  
Place in OD 
S.1867  An Act authorizing the town of Adams to convert a seasonal license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises to an annual license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Benjamin B. Downing   Favorable 
H.3376  Resolve relating to the Tribal-State Compact between the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts  Deval L. Patrick   Place in OD 
S.1875  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Jason Saunders, an employee of the Department of Correction  Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Place in OD 
H.751  An Act relative to the milk producer's security fund reimbursement  Stephen Kulik   Place in OD 
H.2422  An Act relative to injured on duty benefits for environmental police officers  Kathi-Anne Reinstein   Place in OD 
H.3541  An Act relative to portable electronics insurance   Joint Committee on Financial Services   Place in OD 
H.3046  An Act adding motorcycle support to the Governor’s Highway Safety Committee  Carolyn C. Dykema   Place in OD 
H.3377  An Act authorizing the Plymouth County Contributory Retirement System to issue pension funding bonds or notes  Garrett J. Bradley   Place in OD 
H.3671  An Act relative to the Cohasset Board of Sewer Commissioners  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture   Place in OD 
H.3158  An Act designating a certain state owned bridge in the town of Randolph as the Charles L. Bowley memorial bridge  Walter F. Timilty   Place in OD 
H.3630  An Act relative to the town of Dennis Barrier Beach Protection Stabilization Fund   Cleon H. Turner   Place in OD 
H.550  An Act authorizing the establishment of senior citizen safety zones  Denise Provost   Place in OD 
H.3056  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   Place in OD 
H.3064  An Act relative to year of manufacture registration plates  Anne M. Gobi   Place in OD 
H.3093  An Act to clarify penalties for violations occurring while driving with a hardship license  David Paul Linsky   Place in OD 
H.3097  An Act relative to speed limits in historic districts  Timothy R. Madden   Place in OD 
H.3687  An Act authorizing the city of Revere to issue bonds or notes for the payment of a certain litigation settlement  Kathi-Anne Reinstein
Anthony W. Petruccelli  
Place in OD 
H.3700  An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2013 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects  House Committee on Ways and Means   Place in OD 
S.218  An Act to maintain short-term objectives for students with disabilities  Cynthia S. Creem   Place in OD 
H.3693  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Maritza Miranda, an employee of the Department of Children and Families  Thomas M. Petrolati   Place in OD 
H.3682  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Janet Soboleski, an employee of the Department of Mental Health  Anne M. Gobi
Stephen M. Brewer  
Place in OD 
H.3668  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Robert K. Barry, an employee of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services  Thomas M. Stanley   Place in OD 
S.1887  An Act authorizing the town of Belchertown to convey certain land  Gale D. Candaras   Favorable 
S.1799  An Act relative to the board of selectmen of the town of Groveland  Bruce E. Tarr   Place in OD 
S.1888  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Jessica Culver, an employee of the Department of Mental Health  Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Favorable 
S.1838  An Act relative to retirement benefits for Matthew Swaine  Jennifer L. Flanagan   Place in OD 
H.3650  An Act relative to the Greater Haverhill Foundation  Brian S. Dempsey   Place in OD 
S.1885  An Act relative to veterans’ allowances, labor, outreach, and recognition  NONE   Place in OD 
H.3627  An Act authorizing the town of Ashland to establish an enterprise fund  Tom Sannicandro
Karen E. Spilka  
Place in OD 
H.3547  An Act relative to emergency scheduling of addictive substances by the Commissioner of Public Health  Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse   Place in OD 
H.3426  An Act relative to adult foster care  Alan Silvia   Place in OD 
H.2882  An Act designating PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day  John W. Scibak   Place in OD 
H.2881  An Act to designate shaken baby syndrome awareness week  John W. Scibak   Place in OD 
H.2880  An Act establishing School Bus Driver Day  John W. Scibak   Place in OD 
H.2774  An Act designating the last day of February as Rare Disease Day in the Commonwealth  Brian M. Ashe   Place in OD 
H.1932  An Act relative to the issuance of public health warnings.  Brian S. Dempsey   Place in OD 
H.2070  An Act relative to public health data sharing with the Boston Public Health Commission  Jeffrey Sánchez   Place in OD 
H.1758  An Act making discrimination on the basis of height and weight unlawful  Byron Rushing   Place in OD 
S.1844  An Act authorizing the town of Petersham to borrow outside the debt limit for a certain town project  Stephen M. Brewer   Place in OD 
S.865  An Act relative to parental leave  Patricia D. Jehlen   Place in OD 
H.3445  An Act exempting certain real property owned by certain veterans organizations in the city of Gardner from taxation.  Jonathan D. Zlotnik   Place in OD 
H.3657  An Act establishing the position of town administrator in the town of Belmont  David M. Rogers   Place in OD 
S.1790  An Act authorizing the town of Topsfield to grant a license for the sale of wine to be drunk on the premises of a farmer-winery  Joan B. Lovely   Place in OD 
S.1905  An Act relative to simulcasting horse races in the Commonwealth  Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Place in OD 
S.1806  An Act to foster economic independence  NONE   Place in OD 
S.1765  An Act relative to the adjustment of disability retirement benefits payable to Lynn police officer Gregory LeBlanc  Thomas M. McGee   Place in OD 
S.1815  An Act relative to the granting of an easement at Rea's Pond Sewer Pump Station in the town of North Andover   Bruce E. Tarr   Place in OD 
H.3422  An Act to ensure elected representation  Tom Sannicandro   Place in OD 
H.3704  An Act relative to enhancing access to services for mental health treatment  Joint Committee on Health Care Financing   Place in OD 
H.3719  An Act to strengthen campaign finance reporting requirements  Joint Committee on Election Laws   Place in OD 
H.3334  An Act encouraging the improvement, expansion and development of military installations in the Commonwealth  Deval L. Patrick   Place in OD 
H.3734  An Act relative to the substitution of interchangeable biosimilars  Joint Committee on Health Care Financing   Discharge to Another Committee 
H.3725  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Anne Fiesinger, an employee of the Department of Conservation and Recreation  Jay Livingstone   Place in OD 
H.3738  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Laureen Doolan, an employee of the Department of Correction   Thomas J. Calter
Therese Murray  
Place in OD 
S.1769  An Act authorizing the lease of certain property in the town of Ludlow  Gale D. Candaras   Place in OD 
H.1805  An Act relative to creating a community based flexible supports oversight commission   James J. O'Day   Place in OD 
H.1893  An Act relative to acceptable health service training for psychologists  Ruth B. Balser   Place in OD 
H.3622  An Act authorizing the town of Orleans to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises  Sarah K. Peake   Place in OD 
H.3642  An Act authorizing the transfer of certain parcels of land in the town of Littleton  James Arciero
James B. Eldridge  
Place in OD 
H.3675  An Act validating the results of the annual town meeting of the town of Ashland held on May 2, 2012  Deval L. Patrick   Place in OD 
H.3734  An Act relative to the substitution of interchangeable biosimilars  Joint Committee on Health Care Financing   Place in OD 
H.3757  An Act relative to automotive repair  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Place in OD 
H.3717  An Act validating the results of the annual election held in the town of Ipswich  Deval L. Patrick   Place in OD 
S.1855  An Act relative to the town clerk in the town of Upton  Michael O. Moore   Place in OD 
H.3751  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for India Haith, an employee of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services  Martin J. Walsh   Place in OD 
H.3750  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Chrystal Bonner, an employee of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services  Martin J. Walsh   Place in OD 
S.1851  An Act authorizing the city of Fall River to use certain park land for combined sewer overflow control  Michael J. Rodrigues   Place in OD 
S.1884  An Act amending the charter of the town of Sandwich  Therese Murray   Favorable 
H.867  An Act hospital indemnity insurance policies   Tackey Chan   Place in OD 
H.3626  An Act relative to the Nantucket Memorial Airport Fuel Revolving Account  Timothy R. Madden
Daniel A. Wolf  
Place in OD 
H.3648  An Act authorizing the West Barnstable Fire District to fund library services for the Whelden Memorial Library  Randy Hunt
Daniel A. Wolf  
Place in OD 
H.3712  An Act authorizing the town of Norwood to change the use of a recreation department parcel and to erect and constitute an Eastern Massachusetts Regional Ice Skating Rink and Recreation Center  John H. Rogers   Place in OD 
H.3669  An Act authorizing the Commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey certain land to the city of Newton  Ruth B. Balser   Place in OD 
H.3764  An Act relative to the date of the 2014 biennial state primaries  Joint Committee on Election Laws   Place in OD 
H.3740  An Act authorizing the Board of Selectmen of the town of Milford to appoint the Town Treasurer  John V. Fernandes
Richard T. Moore  
Place in OD 
H.3654  An Act directing the Somerville Retirement Board to retire Mario Oliveira, a police officer of the city of Somerville  Denise Provost
Patricia D. Jehlen  
Place in OD 
S.1909  An Act authorizing the board of assessors of the town of Newbury to grant an abatement of real estate taxes to certain Plum Island homeowners for fiscal year 2013  Bruce E. Tarr   Favorable 
H.3101  An Act designating each of 2 certain bridges in the town of Barnstable as the U.S. Navy SEAL Kevin A. Houston Veterans Memorial Bridge  Brian R. Mannal   Place in OD 
H.3649  An Act designating a certain bridge in the city of Revere as the Rita Singer Bridge  Kathi-Anne Reinstein   Place in OD 
H.3697  An Act authorizing the town of Dartmouth to accept certain roadways as public ways  Christopher M. Markey   Place in OD 
H.3733  An Act relative to breast cancer early detection  Joint Committee on Health Care Financing   Place in OD 
S.1923  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Joshua Rocha, an employee of the Department of Correction  Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Favorable 
H.3673  An Act authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey certain state owned land to the city of Boston  Russell E. Holmes
Linda Dorcena Forry  
Place in OD 
H.3330  An Act financing information technology equipment and related projects  Deval L. Patrick   Place in OD 
H.3647  An Act relative to election laws  Joint Committee on Election Laws   Place in OD 
S.1928  An Act further regulating the simulcasting of horse races  Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Place in OD 
S.317  An Act allowing citizens seventeen (17) years of age to vote in the City of Lowell municipal elections  Eileen M. Donoghue   Place in OD 
S.935  An Act increasing the membership of the city of Lowell board of license commissioners from 3 to 5 members   Eileen M. Donoghue   Place in OD 
H.3724  An Act to prevent concussion and head injury  Joint Committee on Education   Discharge to Another Committee 
S.1937  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Cynthia (Bouchard) White, an employee of the Trial Court  Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Favorable 
H.2904  An Act designating a certain pedestrian bridge in the city of Boston as the Frances “Fanny” Appleton Bridge  Martha M. Walz   Place in OD 
H.2387  An Act granting creditable service to employees of the Dedham Westwood water district  Paul McMurtry   Place in OD 
H.3779  An Act relative to retail licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages at continuing care retirement communities  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Place in OD 
H.3688  An Act authorizing the town of Burlington to grant additional alcoholic beverages licenses  Kenneth I. Gordon
Kenneth J. Donnelly  
Place in OD 
S.1794  An Act authorizing the town of Arlington to establish a special account for the purchase, installation and maintenance of public works of art  Kenneth J. Donnelly   Place in OD 
H.3656  An Act authorizing the Town of Belmont to grant licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises  David M. Rogers   Place in OD 
H.3739  An Act authorizing the city of Beverly to issue additional liquor licenses  Jerald A. Parisella   Place in OD 
H.3780  An Act authorizing the Town of Belmont to grant licenses for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Place in OD 
H.3786  An Act authorizing the town of Stoneham to grant five additional licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Place in OD 
H.1857  An Act relative to streamlining municipal finance  Stephen Kulik   Place in OD 
H.1843  An Act to ensure adequate handicapped parking  Jonathan Hecht   Place in OD 
H.1839  An Act relative to regional stabilization funds  Anne M. Gobi
Cleon H. Turner  
Place in OD 
H.1826  An Act relative to the tethering of dogs outside  Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera   Place in OD 
H.1822  An Act relative to municipal use of insurance proceeds  James M. Cantwell   Place in OD 
H.1165  An Act to protect residential building lots  Cleon H. Turner   Place in OD 
S.1863  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Tina Giangregorio, an employee of the highway division of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation  Michael O. Moore   Place in OD 
H.2226  An Act Exempting David Eddy from the Maximum Age Requirement For Firefighters in the City of Methuen  Linda Campbell   Place in OD 
H.3618  An Act relative to water service in the town of Somerset  Patricia A. Haddad
Michael J. Rodrigues  
Place in OD 
H.3781  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Joseph W. Teta, an employee of the Trial Court  Christopher G. Fallon   Place in OD 
H.3808  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Beth-Ann Litchfield, an employee of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services  Garrett J. Bradley
Robert L. Hedlund  
Place in OD 
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.2878  An Act making amendments to the Massachusetts Business Corporation Act  Angelo M. Scaccia    3/31/2014   
H.4007  An Act relative to environmental performance standards for plumbing fixtures  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture    4/2/2014   
H.163  An Act to allow certain store and shops to open on holidays  Tackey Chan    4/2/2014   
H.4019  An Act relative to the regional school transportation reimbursement fund  Joint Committee on Education    4/3/2014   
H.2868  An Act designating the fluffernutter as the official sandwich of the commonwealth.  Kathi-Anne Reinstein    4/3/2014   
S.1995  An Act authorizing the Wilkinsonville Water District to convey a certain parcel of land  Richard T. Moore    4/7/2014   
H.873  An Act relative to certain banking laws  Michael A. Costello    4/7/2014   
H.3852  An Act authorizing the reinstatement of Richard L. Cross as a reserve police officer in the town of Southwick  Nicholas A. Boldyga 
Donald F. Humason, Jr.  
4/7/2014   
H.958  An Act relating to fire insurance  James M. Murphy    4/8/2014   
H.3794  An Act exempting the Police Department of the Town of Westwood from the provisions of the Civil Service Law  Paul McMurtry 
Michael F. Rush  
4/8/2014   
H.3809  An Act directing the State-Saugus retirement board to retire John Coburn a police officer of the town of Saugus  Donald H. Wong    4/8/2014   
H.3876  An Act authorizing the town of Conway to continue the employment of Robert Baker and Ronald Hawkes   Stephen Kulik 
Benjamin B. Downing  
4/8/2014   
H.2419  An Act relative to firefighters cessation program.  Kathi-Anne Reinstein    4/8/2014   
S.1622  An Act designating Rex Trailer as the official cowboy of the Commonwealth  Michael Barrett    4/9/2014   
S.1985  An Act relative to local commissions on disability  Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight    4/9/2014   
H.263  An Act relative to protecting consumers of the Commonwealth   Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    4/14/2014   
H.272  An Act relative to the definition of a kennel  George N. Peterson, Jr.    4/14/2014   
H.285  An Act relative to telemarketing solicitation  John W. Scibak    4/14/2014   
S.958  An Act relative to subdivision bonds  Michael O. Moore    4/15/2014   

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