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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.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 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 
S.1782  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Jonathan Palermo, an employee of the Trial Court  Anthony W. Petruccelli   Place in OD 
H.1862  An Act supporting municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund  Jason Lewis
Cleon H. Turner  
Place in OD 
H.3521  An Act authorizing the town of Barnstable to lease land for use as a for-profit museum  Brian R. Mannal   Place in OD 
H.3533  An Act relative to the form of government in the town of Paxton  Kimberly N. Ferguson   Place in OD 
H.3614  An Act authorizing the town of Dedham to grant 3 additional licenses 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.3615  An Act authorizing the town of Concord 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 
H.3616  An Act authorizing the town of Natick to grant a 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 
S.1839  An Act relative to background checks  Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Place in OD 
H.3588  An Act requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving  Joint Committee on Transportation   Discharge to Another Committee 
S.1837  An Act authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to grant an easement upon land of the Commonwealth located in the town of Ware to the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority   Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Place in OD 
H.3494  An Act relative to the sale of alcoholic beverages in the town of Harvard  Jennifer E. Benson   Place in OD 
S.1099  An Act relative to the release of a body by a medical examiner to a person charged with or convicted of an offense which resulted in the death of the deceased  Karen E. Spilka   Place in OD 
S.1852  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Jeanette Cruz, an employee of the Department of Unemployment Assistance  Michael O. Moore   Place in OD 
H.3632  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Kristin Cole, an employee of the Department of Correction  William C. Galvin
Brian A. Joyce  
Place in OD 
H.3635  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Donna Salois, an employee of the Wrentham Development Center  Elizabeth A. Poirier   Place in OD 
H.3628  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for April D. Robinson, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  Todd M. Smola   Place in OD 
S.1798  An Act relative to the charter of the town of Rockland  John F. Keenan   Place in OD 
H.776  An Act relative to shellfish reporting  Sarah K. Peake   Place in OD 
H.1534  An Act relative to manslaughter.  Eugene L. O'Flaherty   Place in OD 
H.3613  An Act relative to time share resale and transfer service providers  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Place in OD 
H.3612  An Act regulating residential paving  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Place in OD 
H.3532  An Act relative to the granting of special licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages in the town of Lincoln  Thomas M. Stanley   Place in OD 
H.3531  An Act authorizing the town of Lincoln to grant a license for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises  Thomas M. Stanley   Place in OD 
H.3527  An Act repealing the law authorizing the town of Lincoln to grant a license for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises  Thomas M. Stanley   Place in OD 
H.3629  An Act validating the results of the annual town meeting of the town of Reading held on April 22, 2013  Deval L. Patrick   Place in OD 
H.1117  An Act relative to a form of governance for the Boston Housing Authority  Kevin G. Honan   Place in OD 
S.1801  An Act providing for the recall of elected officials in the town of Ipswich  Bruce E. Tarr   Place in OD 
H.3609  An Act amending the special legislation establishing the Acton community housing corporation  Jennifer E. Benson   Place in OD 
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 
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
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   
H.4048  An Act authorizing the city of Holyoke to issue additional liquor licenses  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    4/17/2014   

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