House Committee onSteering, Policy and Scheduling

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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
H.3353  An Act relative to state personnel  NONE   Favorable 
H.2663  An Act relative to sales and excise tax exemptions for disabled veterans  Elizabeth A. Poirier   Place in OD 
H.2658  An Act relative to disabled veterans exemption of excise tax on a vehicle  Elizabeth A. Poirier   Place in OD 
H.2603  An Act regulating sewer betterment assessments in the Commonwealth  Timothy R. Madden   Place in OD 
H.391  An Act relative to school improvement plans  Patricia A. Haddad   Place in OD 
S.29  An Act authorizing the city manager of the city of Worcester to appoint the chair of the Worcester redevelopment authority  Michael O. Moore   Place in OD 
H.3358  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Thomas J. Doucette, an employee of the Department of Correction  Kenneth I. Gordon
Kenneth J. Donnelly  
Place in OD 
H.3360  An Act authorizing the city known as the town of Bridgewater to lease certain property  Angelo L. D'Emilia
Marc R. Pacheco  
Place in OD 
H.3375  An Act relative to the sale of all alcoholic beverages in theaters in Stoneham  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Place in OD 
H.3372  An Act authorizing the town of Dedham 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.3373  An Act authorizing the town of Stoughton to grant 6 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.3374  An Act authorizing the town of Montague 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.3370  An Act authorizing the town of Montague 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.3371  An Act authorizing the town of Maynard to grant additional alcoholic beverages licenses  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Place in OD 
H.3368  An Act authorizing the town of Tyngsborough to grant additional licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Place in OD 
H.3369  An Act authorizing the town of Montague 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.3363  An Act relative to changing the name of the State-Boston Retirement System to the Boston Retirement System  Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government   Place in OD 
H.3269  An Act relative to the town manager in the town of Dedham  Paul McMurtry
Michael F. Rush  
Place in OD 
H.3268  An Act relative to the interest rate on sewer assessments in the town of Stoughton  Louis L. Kafka   Place in OD 
H.1858  An Act relative to the Nantucket Memorial Airport Fuel Revolving Account  Timothy R. Madden
Daniel A. Wolf  
Place in OD 
H.3267  An Act authorizing the town of North Reading to use certain conservation land for public way purposes  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
Bruce E. Tarr  
Place in OD 
H.1846  An Act authorizing the long term lease of the former Anawan school in the town of Rehoboth  Steven S. Howitt
James E. Timilty  
Place in OD 
H.3364  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Janet Maslowski, an employee of the Franklin/Hampshire Juvenile Court  Peter V. Kocot   Place in OD 
H.1859  An Act relative to the Community Preservation Committee in the town of Nantucket  Timothy R. Madden
Daniel A. Wolf  
Place in OD 
H.3280  An Act exempting all offices and positions in the department of public works in the town of Stoughton from the civil service law  Louis L. Kafka   Place in OD 
H.2202  An Act exempting certain positions in the police department of the town of Acton from the civil service law   Jennifer E. Benson   Place in OD 
H.3191  An Act authorizing the town of Williamsburg to continue the employment of firefighter Paul Sanderson  Stephen Kulik
Benjamin B. Downing  
Place in OD 
S.1918  An Act authorizing the town of Wenham to pay a certain unpaid bill  Bruce E. Tarr   Place in OD 
S.1933  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Denise Dellagrotte, an employee of the Trial Court  Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Favorable 
H.692  An Act designating a certain area in the Dorchester section of the city of Boston in memory of Trooper Mark S. Charbonnier and Deputy Sheriff Sgt. Richard "Ricky" Dever  Daniel J. Hunt   Place in OD 
H.3340  An Act authorizing the town of Norton to use water supply and conservation land for public way purposes  Steven S. Howitt
F. Jay Barrows  
Place in OD 
S.1919  An Act relative to the Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School District  Joan B. Lovely   Place in OD 
H.2339  An Act relative to retired Boston police officers  Daniel J. Hunt   Place in OD 
S.38  An Act relative to the town of Barre  Anne M. Gobi   Place in OD 
H.1691  An Act relative to the workers’ compensation exclusion for business owners  James M. Cantwell   Place in OD 
H.3610  An Act making certain appropriations for fiscal year 2016 before final action on the General Appropriation Bill  Charles D. Baker   Place in OD 
H.3591  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Carol Gulino, an employee of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission  Paul R. Heroux
James E. Timilty  
Place in OD 
H.3578  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Phanarath Siv, an employee of the Department of Children and Families  Tricia Farley-Bouvier   Place in OD 
H.3606  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Valerie Loiacono Daley, an employee of the trial court  James R. Miceli   Place in OD 
H.1354  An Act relative to juries and the Office of the Jury Commissioner  Patricia A. Haddad   Place in OD 
H.1566  An Act relative to electronic publication of certain legal notices  Jeffrey N. Roy   Place in OD 
H.1853  An Act authorizing the Turners Falls Fire District to establish certain funds  Stephen Kulik   Place in OD 
H.1871  An Act relative to the South Essex Sewerage District in the city of Salem  Paul Tucker   Place in OD 
H.3195  An Act to amend Section 7, Chapter 143 of the Acts of 1949, an act establishing in the Town of Framingham Representative Town Government by Limited Town Meeting  Chris Walsh   Place in OD 
H.3328  An Act Establishing an Appointed Treasurer for the City of Holyoke  Aaron Vega   Place in OD 
H.3329  An Act Reducing the Size of the City Council of the City of Holyoke  Aaron Vega   Place in OD 
H.3558  An Act establishing a four year term for the office of Mayor of the city of Holyoke  Aaron Vega   Place in OD 
H.3557  An Act establishing a four year term for the office of City Councilor of the city of Holyoke  Aaron Vega   Place in OD 
H.3562  An Act authorizing the sale of certain real property known as 233 Quincy Street in Springfield, from the City of Springfield to Habitat for Humanity  Benjamin Swan   Place in OD 
H.3563  An Act relative to the charter of the city of Newton  Ruth B. Balser   Place in OD 
S.23  An Act authorizing the town of Randolph to designate a check-off on its tax bills  Brian A. Joyce   Place in OD 
H.3611  An Act to legitimize structures after six or ten years of continuous use  Joint Committee on the Judiciary   Place in OD 
S.1099  An Act further regulating the Community Events Fund in the town of Wareham  Marc R. Pacheco   Place in OD 
S.33  An Act authorizing the town of Bourne to grant an easement over a certain parcel of land  Viriato M. deMacedo   Place in OD 
S.1942  An Act authorizing the amendment of the charter of the town of Randolph  Brian A. Joyce   Favorable 
H.3552  An Act validating the results of a certain town election in the town of Groveland  Charles D. Baker   Place in OD 
H.3559  An Act validating the actions taken at an annual town meeting and election held in the town of Essex  Charles D. Baker   Place in OD 
H.3642  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Craig Lindberg, an employee of the Department of Children and Families  Kimberly N. Ferguson   Place in OD 
H.3625  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Raoul Santos, an employee of the Military Division  David T. Vieira   Place in OD 
H.2583  An Act to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption  Stephen Kulik   Place in OD 
H.3627  An Act relative to the Commonwealth Avenue Improvement Project  Kevin G. Honan
Michael J. Moran  
Place in OD 
S.1954  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Susan Welliver, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation  John F. Keenan   Place in OD 
H.3585  An Act amending the charter of the town of Provincetown by changing the residency requirement for certain officials  Sarah K. Peake
Daniel A. Wolf  
Place in OD 
H.3652  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Paula Campbell, an employee of the Trial Court  Louis L. Kafka   Place in OD 
H.2745  An Act designating the 2nd Sunday in June annually as Massachusetts Race Amity Day  Denise C. Garlick
Russell E. Holmes  
Place in OD 
S.1969  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for John J. Monahan, an employee of the Trial Court  Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Place in OD 
H.1872  An Act relative to unpaid sewer use charges in the city of Holyoke  Aaron Vega   Place in OD 
H.3325  An Act relative to an affordable housing trust in the town of Duxbury  Josh S. Cutler
Thomas J. Calter  
Place in OD 
H.3343  An Act relative to an amendment of the Act Providing for a Town Manager in the Town of Duxbury, Chapter 353, Acts of 1987  Josh S. Cutler   Place in OD 
H.3653  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Catherine Kungu, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  David M. Nangle   Place in OD 
H.3609  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Michela T. Paone-Stuart an employee of Massachusetts Department of Correction  Frank A. Moran   Place in OD 
H.3657  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Jeremy Bray, an employee of the Department of Correction  Dennis A. Rosa
Jennifer L. Flanagan  
Place in OD 
H.3620  An Act exempting the position of fire chief in the City of Lowell from the civil service law  David M. Nangle   Place in OD 
H.3376  An Act relative to the retirement benefits of the surviving beneficiary of Francis X. Noe  Louis L. Kafka
James E. Timilty  
Place in OD 
H.3573  An Act to increase the allowable expenditure limit of a Fire Department Emergency Medical Services Revolving Fund in the town of Somerset  Patricia A. Haddad   Place in OD 
H.1695  An Act relative to participants in entertainment exhibitions  Tackey Chan   Place in OD 
H.1690  An Act regarding youth sports referees  James M. Cantwell   Place in OD 
S.1083  An Act relative to the Templeton Developmental Center Reuse Committee  Anne M. Gobi   Place in OD 
H.3244  An Act relative to nitrogen loading easements in the town of Sterling  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.   Place in OD 
H.3361  An Act relative to the taking of property by the Medway Redevelopment Authority  John V. Fernandes
Karen E. Spilka  
Place in OD 
H.3565  An Act establishing the Williams-Rockwell educational gift fund in the city of Gardner  Jonathan D. Zlotnik   Place in OD 
H.3569  An Act relative to the charter of the city of Chelsea  Daniel J. Ryan   Place in OD 
H.3618  An Act further amending the composition of the Nantucket Historic District Commission  Timothy R. Madden
Daniel A. Wolf  
Place in OD 
H.3582  An Act relative to the town of Foxborough  F. Jay Barrows   Place in OD 
H.3594  An Act authorizing the town of Pembroke to use water supply and conservation land for public way purposes  Josh S. Cutler   Place in OD 
H.3619  An Act amending chapter 599 of the acts of 1989, an act establishing a department of public works in the Town of Tisbury  Timothy R. Madden
Daniel A. Wolf  
Place in OD 
H.3571  An Act authorizing the town of Marion to grant an easement on Bird Island to the Department of Fish and Game for natural resources management and protection purposes  William M. Straus
Marc R. Pacheco  
Place in OD 
H.3354  An Act exempting the position of auditor in the city of Woburn from civil services laws  James J. Dwyer   Place in OD 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
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    7/29/2015   
H.2272  An Act exempting Albert P. Manzi, III from the maximum age requirement for applying for civil service appointment as a police officer in the town of North Andover  Diana DiZoglio    7/29/2015   
H.3083  An Act designating a certain bridge in the city of Boston as the PFC Alvin Richard Gale memorial bridge  Angelo M. Scaccia    7/29/2015   
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    7/29/2015   
H.2264  An Act creating a special police force in the town of Duxbury  Josh S. Cutler 
Thomas J. Calter  
7/29/2015   
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    7/29/2015   
H.3568  An Act relative to the charter of the town of Abington creating a department of public works  Geoff Diehl    7/23/2015   
H.3007  An Act to rename a portion of Route 3 North  Kenneth I. Gordon    7/29/2015   
H.1740  An Act relative to job creation through employee ownership  Paul W. Mark    7/27/2015   
H.3197  An Act authorizing the town of Norfolk to continue the employment of police chief Charles H. Stone, Jr.  Shawn Dooley    7/29/2015   
H.3196  An Act authorizing the town of Norfolk to continue the employment of fire chief Coleman Bushnell  Shawn Dooley    7/29/2015   
H.59  An Act validating the actions taken at the annual town and special state elections held in the town of Westborough  Charles D. Baker    7/29/2015   
H.3335  An Act designating a certain bridge in the town of Lanesborough as the Sergeant Gregory Aloysius Noonan Bridge  Gailanne M. Cariddi    7/29/2015   
H.3331  An Act exempting the positions of patrolman, seargent and the lieutenant in the police department of the town of Maynard from the civil service law  Kate Hogan    7/29/2015   
H.3377  An Act exempting certain positions in the Marlborough School Department from the Civil Service Law  Danielle W. Gregoire 
James B. Eldridge  
7/29/2015   
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  
7/23/2015   
H.3598  An Act relative to preliminary elections for certain offices in the city of Lawrence  Frank A. Moran    7/29/2015   
H.3592  An Act designating a certain bridge in the town of Hudson as the Captain Seth R. Michaud Memorial Bridge  Kate Hogan 
James B. Eldridge  
7/29/2015   
H.3596  An Act exempting the position of police chief in the town of Hull from the civil service law  Garrett J. Bradley 
Robert L. Hedlund  
7/29/2015   
H.3574  An Act creating a special law/home rule exemption for the Plainville fire department from the hiring practices of MGL Ch. 31 Sec. 58A  Shawn Dooley    7/29/2015   
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  
7/29/2015   
H.3636  An Act designating a certain bridge in the city of Boston as The Paul McLaughlin Bridge  Edward F. Coppinger 
Michael F. Rush  
7/29/2015   
H.3616  An Act relative to polling places in the city of Marlborough  Danielle W. Gregoire    7/29/2015   
H.3615  An Act relative to the recall of elected officials in the town of Dighton  Patricia A. Haddad    7/29/2015   
S.1963  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Anthony Hart, an employee of the Department of Mental Health  Harriette L. Chandler    7/29/2015   
H.3659  An Act establishing a sales tax holiday in 2015  Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies    7/29/2015   
H.3660  An Act relative to the STEM advisory council  Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies    7/16/2015   
H.3681  An Act dissolving the Geriatric Authority of Holyoke  Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government    7/23/2015   
H.3682  An Act amending the charter of the town of Provincetown by adding additional alternate members on certain boards  Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government    7/23/2015