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House Committee onSteering, Policy and Scheduling

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Room 185
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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
H.1432  An Act expanding juvenile jurisdiction  Kay Khan   Place in OD 
S.1768  An Act authorizing the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land in the town of Templeton  Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight   Place in OD 
H.3409  An Act relative to the financial condition of the Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District  Anne M. Gobi   Place in the OD with Recommended Amendment 
H.3450  An Act authorizing the mayor of the city of Somerville to appoint Sean A. Collier a police officer of the city of Somerville  Denise Provost
Patricia D. Jehlen  
Place in OD 
H.1106  An Act providing for rent regulation and control of evictions in mobile home park accommodations in the town of Easton  Claire D. Cronin   Place in OD 
H.1880  An Act relative to the maintenance of private roads, beaches and amenities in municipalities  Cleon H. Turner   Place in OD 
H.3441  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Kristen Giunta, an employee of the Department of Correction  John V. Fernandes
Richard T. Moore  
Place in OD 
H.3481  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Janet Everett, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation  Martin J. Walsh   Place in OD 
S.829  An Act further limiting the liability of persons rendering certain emergency medical care  James E. Timilty   Place in OD 
H.1577  An Act relative to the protection of firefighters and emergency medical technicians  Kathi-Anne Reinstein   Place in OD 
H.3372  An Act relative to betterments and assessments for sewer projects in the town of Barnstable   Brian R. Mannal
Randy Hunt  
Place in OD 
H.3356  An Act establishing a 3-member board of selectmen in the town of Ayer  Sheila C. Harrington   Place in OD 
H.3314  An Act authorizing the town of Nantucket to convey certain land to the Nantucket Islands Land Bank  Timothy R. Madden
Daniel A. Wolf  
Place in OD 
H.3488  An Act relative to the terms of certain bonds issued by the Commonwealth  Deval L. Patrick   Place in OD 
H.3464  An Act financing the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents  Joint Committee on Housing   Place in OD with Recommended Amendment for Specific Date 
H.2853  An Act relative to the conveyance of real property by the Commonwealth in the town of Falmouth  Timothy R. Madden   Place in OD 
S.1764  An Act relative to a water storage facility in the city of Fall River  Michael J. Rodrigues   Place in OD 
H.2661  An Act to make a technical change to the Community Preservation Act  Timothy R. Madden   Place in OD 
H.3500  An Act validating the results of the annual town meeting of the town of Medfield held on April 29, 2013  Deval L. Patrick   Place in OD 
H.2189  An Act establishing a district to operate a regional public safety communications and dispatch center for the city known as the town of Franklin and the towns of Norfolk, Plainville and Wrentham  Jeffrey N. Roy   Place in OD 
S.1521  An Act designating the month of May as Blue Star Mothers Month  Marc R. Pacheco   Place in OD 
H.3439  An Act amending the charter for the Town of Randolph  Walter F. Timilty   Place in OD 
S.956  An Act limiting the number of terms served by the president of the city council of the city of Holyoke  Michael R. Knapik   Place in OD 
H.2603  An Act relative to the filing deadline for residential exemption, personal exemptions and tax deferrals in the city of Boston  Russell E. Holmes   Place in OD 
H.28  An Act making amendments to the Uniform Commercial Code covering general provisions, documents of title and secured transactions  NONE   Place in OD 
H.3468  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Linda Barlow, an employee of the Department of Mental Health  Patricia A. Haddad
Michael J. Rodrigues  
Place in OD 
H.3514  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 
H.3452  An Act implementing the Affordable Care Act and providing further access to affordable health care  Deval L. Patrick   Place in OD 
H.3331  An Act supplementing certain existing capital spending authorizations  Deval L. Patrick   Place in OD 
S.1404  An Act authorizing the town of Freetown to designate a check-off on its tax bills  Michael J. Rodrigues   Place in OD 
H.3042  An Act designating a certain bridge in the city of Fitchburg as the George J. Bourque Memorial Bridge  Stephen L. DiNatale   Place in OD 
H.3474  An Act relative to a conservation restriction in the town of Stow  Kate Hogan   Place in OD 
H.3477  An Act authorizing the City of Leominster to pay a certain unpaid bill  Dennis A. Rosa
Jennifer L. Flanagan  
Place in OD 
H.3458  An Act providing for the establishment and administration of rent regulations and the control of evictions in manufactured housing communities in the town of Acushnet  Robert M. Koczera   Place in OD 
H.3523  An Act making certain appropriations for fiscal year 2014 before final action on the general appropriations bill  Deval L. Patrick   Place in OD 
H.3516  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Rose Britton, an employee of the Trial Court  Robert F. Fennell
Steven M. Walsh  
Place in OD 
H.3508  An Act relative to the town manager of the town of Saugus  Donald H. Wong   Place in OD 
H.3502  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Nancy LeBlanc, an employee of the department of public health  Donald Humason   Place in OD 
H.2211  An Act authorizing the town of Chelmsford to continue the employment of Fire Chief Michael Curran  Cory Atkins   Place in OD 
H.3524  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Patricia A. Raftery, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation  Garrett J. Bradley
Robert L. Hedlund  
Place in OD 
H.3286  An Act authorizing the town of Sunderland to continue the employment of Richard E. Dickinson as a call firefighter  Stephen Kulik   Place in OD 
H.3496  An Act authorizing increased fees for special details performed by public employees in the city of Melrose  Paul Brodeur
Katherine M. Clark  
Place in OD 
H.3498  An Act relative to the elderly and disabled taxation aid committee in the town of Harvard  Jennifer E. Benson   Place in OD 
H.3499  An Act relative to police detail work in the town of Harvard  Jennifer E. Benson   Place in OD 
H.3535  An Act relative to transportation finance  NONE   Favorable 
S.1755  An Act providing for the establishment and administration of rent regulations and the control of evictions in mobile home accommodations in the town of West Stockbridge  Benjamin B. Downing   Place in OD 
H.3465  An Act validating the date of incorporation of the town of Oxford  Deval L. Patrick   Place in OD 
H.3374  An Act authorizing the town of Bellingham to grant an additional license for the sale of wines and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises  Kevin J. Kuros   Place in OD 
H.3021  An Act designating a certain traffic island in the town of Hingham as the Sergeant Boris Demko Memorial Island  Garrett J. Bradley
James M. Murphy  
Place in OD 
S.973  An Act authorizing the city of Newburyport to impose liens upon properties in the town of Newbury which connect to the water and sewer systems of the city  Bruce E. Tarr   Place in OD 
S.1795  An Act authorizing the town of Templeton to grant 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   Place in OD 
S.1797  An Act authorizing the city known as the town of Greenfield to grant an additional license 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.2268  An Act relative to the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority   Nick Collins   Place in OD 
H.880  An Act relative to continuing education requirement for insurance producers  Michael A. Costello   Place in OD 
S.1796  An Act authorizing the town of Greenfield to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Place in OD 
H.414  An Act relative to school improvement plans  Patricia A. Haddad   Place in OD 
H.875  An Act relative to the licensing and supervision of debt management services in the Commonwealth  Michael A. Costello   Place in OD 
H.757  An Act relative to pesticide licensing and mosquito control  Jason M. Lewis   Place in OD 
H.699  An Act relative to certain tanks used for the storage of fluids  John V. Fernandes   Place in OD 
H.2831  An Act authorizing the conveyance of certain state land in the town of Sharon  Louis L. Kafka   Place in OD 
H.3469  An Act authorizing the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority to dispose of real property located in the city of Quincy and to grant an access easement upon real property of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority located in the city of Quincy  Ronald Mariano
John F. Keenan  
Place in OD 
S.1285  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Kathleen Meinhofer, an employee of the Department of Children and Families  Michael F. Rush   Place in OD 
H.2106  An Act relative to organ retention  Martin J. Walsh   Place in OD 
H.1997  An Act protecting potluck events.  Louis L. Kafka   Place in OD 
S.1784  An Act authorizing the city of Lynn to establish a program for enforcement against illegal dumping.  Thomas M. McGee   Place in OD 
H.130  An Act relative to school served food products  James R. Miceli   Place in OD 
H.2352  An Act relative to protecting the rights of custodial and other non teaching employees of school districts  Thomas A. Golden, Jr.   Place in OD 
H.2384  An Act to define further teacher for retirement purposes  Elizabeth A. Malia   Place in OD 
H.2892  An Act designating a certain parcel in the city of Cambridge as the Lynch Family Skate Park  Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.   Place in OD 
H.3540  An Act relative to risk management services  Joint Committee on Financial Services   Place in OD 
H.2582  An Act relative to tax exempt property  Sean Garballey   Place in OD 
H.2295  An Act relative to the Muscular Dystrophy Association   Diana DiZoglio   Place in OD 
H.3484  An Act authorizing the town of Weston to grant a single license for the sale of wines and malt beverages at food stores  Alice Hanlon Peisch
Michael Barrett  
Place in OD 
H.3587  An Act increasing the number of licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages in the city of Quincy   Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Place in OD 
S.1786  An Act authorizing the town of Nahant to issue certain bond anticipation notes  Thomas M. McGee   Place in OD 
S.927  An Act establishing the Worcester County Commission on the Status of Women  Harriette L. Chandler   Place in OD 
H.3513  An Act authorizing the town of Wellesley to convey a certain parcel of land  Alice Hanlon Peisch
Cynthia S. Creem  
Place in OD 
S.1758  An Act further regulating mercury management  Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Place in OD 
H.3495  An Act providing for recall elections in the town of Middlefield  Stephen Kulik
Benjamin B. Downing  
Place in OD 
H.3511  An Act amending the town meeting act and the town manager act of the town Saugus  Donald H. Wong   Place in OD 
H.307  An Act authorizing the town of Norfolk to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises  Daniel B. Winslow
Richard J. Ross  
Place in OD 
H.1865  An Act authorizing municipalities to utilize funds from enterprise accounts  Ronald Mariano
John F. Keenan  
Place in OD 
H.3448  An Act authorizing the city of Fitchburg to grant an additional license for the sale of wines and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises.  Stephen L. DiNatale   Place in OD 
H.3509  An Act relative to insurance proceeds from property claims in the town of Northborough  Danielle W. Gregoire   Place in OD 
H.3510  An Act relative to insurance proceeds for injured police and fire personnel in the town of Northborough   Danielle W. Gregoire   Place in OD 
H.3512  An Act relative to the disposal of certain real property in the town of Framingham   Chris Walsh   Place in OD 
H.3543  AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE TOWN MANAGER OF THE TOWN OF HANOVER  Rhonda Nyman   Place in OD 
S.175  An Act establishing a certain sales tax holiday in 2013  John Hart, Jr.   Place in OD 
S.1808  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Heather Pietras-Gladu, an employee of the Department of Children and Families  Michael R. Knapik   Place in OD 
H.3599  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Dwight Melvin Seams, an employee of the Trial Court  Russell E. Holmes   Place in OD 
S.1803  An Act revising the charter for the city of Pittsfield  Benjamin B. Downing   Place in OD 
H.3606  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Amber Wilkin, an employee of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services   Angelo M. Scaccia   Place in OD 
H.3591  An Act eliminating the preliminary elections in the city of Malden in 2013  Paul J. Donato
Katherine M. Clark  
Place in OD 
H.3598  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Brian Schwenk, an employee of the Department of Correction  Angelo L. D'Emilia   Place in OD 
S.965  An Act further regulating dogs in the town of Wareham  Marc R. Pacheco   Place in OD 
H.3518  An Act relative to the membership of the conservation commission of the town of Dedham  Paul McMurtry
Michael F. Rush  
Place in OD 
H.3471  An Act authorizing the town of Westborough to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises.  Carolyn C. Dykema   Place in OD 
H.3483  An Act authorizing the town of Andover to exchange certain parcels of land  Frank A. Moran   Place in OD 
S.966  An Act authorizing the rent board of the town of Middleborough to impose fees for the employment of outside consultants  Marc R. Pacheco   Place in OD 
H.1860  An Act relative to Cable PEG Access Enterprise Fund  Kevin J. Kuros   Place in OD 
H.1872  An Act relative to health insurance for elected officials in the town of Harwich  Sarah K. Peake
Daniel A. Wolf  
Place in OD 
H.3603  An Act authorizing the town of Fairhaven to grant an additional license 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.3604  An Act authorizing the town of Fairhaven to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Place in OD 
H.641  An Act providing for recall elections in the town of Wales  Todd M. Smola
Stephen M. Brewer  
Place in OD 
H.1871  An Act authorizing alternate members on local historical commissions  Sarah K. Peake   Place in OD 
H.1873  An Act relative to handicap automobile licenses or placards  Alice Hanlon Peisch   Place in OD 
H.3493  An Act validating the results of the annual election held in the town of Millville  Deval L. Patrick   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   
S.2103  An Act amending the charter of the city known as the town of Greenfield  NONE    4/16/2014   

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