House Committee onSteering, Policy and Scheduling

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Boston, MA 02133 
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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
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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
H.3198  An Act exempting all positions in the fire department of the town of Westwood from civil service laws  Paul McMurtry
Michael F. Rush  
Place in OD 
H.3834  An Act authorizing the conveyance of a certain parcel of land in the town of Lynnfield  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.   Place in OD 
H.3315  An Act requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving  William M. Straus   Place in OD 
H.2747  An Act declaring May as the official month of kindness  Kenneth I. Gordon   Place in OD 
S.1979  An Act providing for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change  NONE   Place in OD 
H.3843  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Jamie Johnson, an employee of the Department of Mental Health  Daniel M. Donahue
Michael O. Moore  
Place in OD 
H.3845  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Joseph LoConte, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation  Adrian Madaro   Place in OD 
H.3840  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Lucia R. Dias, an employee of the Department of Bristol County Sheriff’s Office   Alan Silvia   Place in OD 
H.3789  An Act authorizing the town of Lakeville to convey certain property to the city of Taunton  Keiko M. Orrall
Michael J. Rodrigues  
Place in OD 
H.3665  An Act to improve public records  Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight   Place in OD 
H.2760  An Act designating a certain basketball court in the city of Boston as the Richard "Jazz" Maffie memorial basketball court  Daniel J. Hunt   Place in OD 
H.3366  An Act designating the Boston Cream Pie Cupcake as the official cupcake of the Commonwealth  Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.   Place in OD 
H.3763  An Act directing the Police Department of the city of Boston to waive the maximum age requirement for police officers for Robert J. Butts, III  Daniel J. Hunt   Place in OD 
H.2805  An Act relative to sleep deprivation avoidance and promotion of good sleeping practices  Denise Provost   Place in OD 
S.1927  An Act authorizing the town of Dalton to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises  Benjamin B. Downing   Place in OD 
S.1941  An Act authorizing the town of Middlefield to continue the employment of police chief Thomas Austin  Benjamin B. Downing   Place in OD 
H.3694  An Act relative to the retirement classification of Boston school police officers  Daniel Cullinane   Place in OD 
H.3729  An Act relative to the street closure permitting process in the city of Boston  Angelo M. Scaccia   Place in OD 
H.3794  An Act designating a certain overpass in the city of Fall River as the Patrolman Edward Joaquin memorial overpass  Carole A. Fiola   Place in OD 
H.1752  An Act relative to Sunday wages  Mathew Muratore   Place in OD 
H.3867  An Act relative to the tax status of certain land owned by a housing authority within the city of Cambridge  Marjorie C. Decker   Place in OD 
H.199  An Act relative to the recorking of wine  Thomas A. Golden, Jr.   Place in OD 
S.2051  An Act authorizing the town of Milton to issue an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises of a certain restaurant.  Brian A. Joyce   Favorable 
H.3708  An Act relative to the charter of the town of Harwich  Sarah K. Peake
Daniel A. Wolf  
Place in OD 
H.3709  An Act relative to the creation of a capital stabilization fund in the town of Winchendon  Jonathan D. Zlotnik
Anne M. Gobi  
Place in OD 
H.3738  An Act Relative to the Position of Highway Surveyor in the Town of Hanson  Josh S. Cutler   Place in OD 
H.3859  An Act authorizing the town of Manchester-by-the-Sea to employ Albert B. Beardsley as interim fire chief  Charles D. Baker   Place in OD 
H.3863  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Linda Vitt, an employee of the Trial Court  Steven Ultrino   Place in OD 
H.3860  An Act authorizing the city of Lawrence to establish a program for enforcement against illegal dumping  Joint Committee on the Judiciary   Place in OD 
H.3685  An Act to amend the town charter of Concord  Cory Atkins   Place in OD 
S.2012  An Act relative to the off-street parking board in the city of Worcester  Harriette L. Chandler   Place in OD 
H.3864  An Act authorizing the city of Fitchburg to use ImageCast precinct tabulators at a special State Primary  Stephen L. DiNatale   Place in OD 
H.3865  An Act providing for the appointment of a superintendent of streets in the town of Hardwick  Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr.   Place in OD 
H.3870  An Act to increase access to immunizations  Joint Committee on Public Health   Place in OD 
H.3365  An Act further regulating the regional public safety communications and dispatch center for the city of Revere and the town of Winthrop  Robert A. DeLeo   Place in OD 
H.3535  An Act relative to funding public libraries and the Centerville-Osterville-Marston Mills fire district  Brian R. Mannal   Place in OD 
H.2923  An Act to expand membership opportunities in local cultural councils  Kenneth I. Gordon   Place in OD 
S.1467  An Act relative to taxes due upon the death of active duty personnel and the elderly  Kenneth J. Donnelly   Place in OD 
S.2037  An Act establishing a department of public works in the town of Plainville  Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government   Place in OD 
H.3874  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Nicole Medina, an employee of the Department of Public Health  Angelo M. Scaccia   Place in OD 
H.3876  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Lisa Hershowitz, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  Todd M. Smola   Place in OD 
H.3900  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Janaina Euriques, an employee of the Department of Children and Families  RoseLee Vincent
Daniel J. Ryan  
Place in OD 
H.3873  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Alimatu Lamptey, an employee of the Department of Mental Health  Daniel M. Donahue   Place in OD 
H.3913  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Elizabeth Missett Browning, an employee of the Trial Court  Nick Collins   Place in OD 
H.3288  An Act providing the retirement board of the City of Cambridge to grant creditable service to Kenneth T. Mui, Andrew Topouzoglou, Steven DeMarco, and Anthony Cacciola  Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.   Place in OD 
H.20  An Act related to the forfeiture of pension upon conviction of child pornography and other offenses  Massachusetts Teachers' Retirement System   Place in OD 
H.3883  An Act providing for a selectmen – town manager form of government in the town of Wellesley  Alice Hanlon Peisch   Place in OD 
H.3916  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Ronald Brace, an employee of the Department of Youth Services  Benjamin Swan   Place in OD 
H.3915  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Angela Cappellucci, an employee of the Department of Transitional Assistance  Mathew Muratore
Viriato M. deMacedo  
Place in OD 
H.3919  An Act to preserve the competitiveness of group auto insurance plans  Joint Committee on Financial Services   Place in OD 
S.2075  An Act authorizing the town of Raynham to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Marc R. Pacheco   Place in OD 
S.2021  An Act relative to motor vehicle license suspension  NONE   Place in OD 
S.2021  An Act relative to motor vehicle license suspension  NONE   Place in OD 
H.531  An Act authorizing the establishment of senior citizen safety zones  Denise Provost   Place in OD 
H.3818  An Act exempting the city of Springfield from certain provisions of the General Laws and authorizing it to lease certain park land  Carlos Gonzalez   Place in OD 
S.2041  An Act authorizing the merger of the Annawon Council, Inc., Boy Scouts of America into the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America  Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies   Place in OD 
H.3855  An Act relative to certain bonds issued by the town of Hull  Garrett J. Bradley
Robert L. Hedlund  
Place in OD 
S.2084  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Jared Forgues, an employee of the Department of Correction  Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Favorable 
H.3925  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Robert Stevens, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development  James M. Murphy   Place in OD 
H.3921  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Brian Sheehan, an employee of the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office  Diana DiZoglio   Place in OD 
H.97  An Act relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors  Kay Khan   Place in OD 
S.1953  An Act providing for recall elections in the town of East Bridgewater  Thomas P. Kennedy   Place in OD 
H.3926  An Act relative to substance use, treatment, education and prevention  Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse   Place in OD 
H.3617  An Act relative to certain affordable housing in the city of Boston  Gloria L. Fox   Place in OD 
S.148  An Act authorizing the town of Bellingham to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises  Ryan C. Fattman   Place in OD 
H.3801  An Act designating a certain bridge in the town of Harwich as the U.S. Navy Lt. Jr. Ralph Wallace Burns Memorial Bridge  Sarah K. Peake   Place in OD 
H.3808  An Act designating a certain traffic island in the town of Hingham as The Frank Massa Memorial Island  Garrett J. Bradley   Place in OD 
S.2095  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Tina Jennings, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  Marc R. Pacheco   Place in OD 
H.3033  An Act protecting motorists and emergency personnel  David Paul Linsky   Place in OD 
H.2768  An Act designating Inflammatory Breast Cancer Awareness Day  Louis L. Kafka   Place in OD 
S.2083  An Act further regulating the designation of certain state entities  NONE   Favorable 
H.3951  An Act authorizing the recertification of the fiscal year 2016 tax rate for the town of Holbrook  Charles D. Baker   Place in OD 
H.3956  An Act relative to civil commitments for alcohol and substance use disorders  NONE   Favorable 
H.3544  An Act requiring medical exams for certain school bus drivers  William Smitty Pignatelli   Place in OD 
H.3893  An Act relative to the town manager in the town of Tewksbury  James R. Miceli   Place in OD 
H.3892  An Act authorizing the Nantucket Islands Land Bank to convey certain land held for open space, recreational or conservation purposes to the town of Nantucket for the same purposes  Timothy R. Madden
Daniel A. Wolf  
Place in OD 
H.3935  An Act to amend Chapter 27 of The Acts of 1996  Chris Walsh   Place in OD 
H.2782  An Act establishing Massachusetts Farm to School Month and commending farm to school programs  Timothy R. Madden   Place in OD 
H.2111  An Act creating a special commission studying cutting, welding and hot work processes regulated by the State Fire Code  Nick Collins
Kenneth J. Donnelly  
Place in OD 
H.3416  An Act authorizing the release of certain land in the town of Cummington from the operation of an agricultural preservation restriction  Stephen Kulik   Place in OD 
H.2048  An Act to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the commonwealth  Jeffrey Sánchez
Byron Rushing  
Place in OD 
H.2208  An Act relative to employment benefits for Patricia Kannler  Paul Brodeur
Jason M. Lewis  
Place in OD 
H.2838  An Act authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to grant an easement in certain land in the city of Salem  Paul Tucker   Place in OD 
H.3566  An Act relative to a technical correction of the pension statute   James J. O'Day   Place in OD 
H.3792  An Act authorizing the commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey certain land to the town of Acton in exchange for other real property  Jennifer E. Benson   Place in OD 
H.82  Resolve providing for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to gender-responsive programming for juvenile justice system involved girls  Gloria L. Fox
Russell E. Holmes  
Place in OD 
H.3765  An Act relative to workers' compensation  Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development   Place in OD 
H.3844  An Act relative to the conveyance of a certain parcel of land in the town of Grafton for the Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center  David K. Muradian, Jr.
Michael O. Moore  
Place in OD 
H.3476  An Act relative to imitation firearms  Daniel Cullinane   Place in OD 
S.1994  An Act further regulating tanning facilities  Joint Committee on Public Health   Place in OD 
S.1966  An Act further regulating certain affordable housing in the East Boston section of the city of Boston  Anthony W. Petruccelli   Place in OD 
H.3831  An Act relative to the creation of a community enhancement fee stabilization fund in the city of Everett  Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr.   Place in OD 
H.3881  An Act relative to the creation of a renewable energy fund in the town of Dedham  Paul McMurtry
Michael F. Rush  
Place in OD 
H.3924  An Act relative to the town of Mattapoisett general bylaws  William M. Straus   Place in OD 
H.3918  An Act relative to a town meeting held in the town of Rochester  Charles D. Baker   Place in OD 
H.3828  An Act authorizing the city of Everett to establish a linkage fee revolving fund  Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr.   Place in OD 
H.3872  An Act authorizing the town of Walpole to grant five liquor licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Louis L. Kafka
James E. Timilty  
Place in OD 
H.3891  An Act authorizing the city of Salem to grant one additional license for the sale of wine and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises  Paul Tucker
Joan B. Lovely  
Place in OD 
H.587  An Act relative to electronic poll books  James M. Murphy   Place in OD 
H.3880  An Act authorizing the town of Shrewsbury to grant an additional liquor license  Hannah Kane
Michael O. Moore  
Place in OD 
H.3848  An Act to comply with the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act  Charles D. Baker   Place in OD 
H.169  An Act relative to the Blue Laws  Edward F. Coppinger   Place in OD 
S.31  An Act authorizing the town of Athol to establish a special fund for the rehabilitation of certain properties  Anne M. Gobi   Place in OD 
S.2002  An Act relative to the appointment of assistant city clerks in the city of Gardner  Jennifer L. Flanagan   Place in OD 
S.2073  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Robert Albany, an employee of the Department of Correction  Michael J. Rodrigues   Place in OD 
S.2118  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Wallace Seward, an employee of the Department of Correction  Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Favorable 
H.220  An Act relative to in-house cafes  John J. Lawn, Jr.   Place in OD 
H.3875  An Act relative to Dartmouth Fire District No 2  Christopher M. Markey   Place in OD 
H.3896  An Act authorizing the town of Westborough to grant an additional liquor license  Hannah Kane   Place in OD 
H.3934  An Act further authorizing the city of Beverly to issue additional liquor licenses  Jerald A. Parisella
Joan B. Lovely  
Place in OD 
H.3958  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Helen Annese, an employee of the Trial Court  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
Bruce E. Tarr  
Place in OD 
H.3866  An Act authorizing the city of Leominster to pay a certain unpaid bill  Dennis A. Rosa
Jennifer L. Flanagan  
Place in OD 
S.1987  An Act relative to the town administrator in the town of Milton  Brian A. Joyce   Place in OD 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.230  An Act to allow non-profits to purchase alcohol from retail package stores for charitable events  Paul McMurtry    1/28/2016   
H.2257  An Act relative to firefighters cessation program  Claire D. Cronin    1/25/2016   
S.1839  An Act designating a certain bridge in the city of Westfield as the All Westfield Patriots Bridge  Donald F. Humason, Jr.    2/3/2016   
H.247  An Act regulating the granting of temporary licenses for the sale of wine, beer, and malt liquor at auctions  Alice Hanlon Peisch    1/28/2016   
H.248  An Act relative to special alcohol licenses for nonprofit organizations  Alice Hanlon Peisch    1/28/2016   
H.275  An Act relative to issuing prize payments to charities  Aaron Vega    1/28/2016   
H.3640  An Act providing for recall elections in the town of Bolton  Kate Hogan 
Jennifer L. Flanagan  
1/25/2016   
H.3800  An Act relative to the Canoe River aquifer advisory committee  Claire D. Cronin 
Louis L. Kafka  
1/21/2016   
S.1995  An Act relative to constables in the town of Middleborough  Marc R. Pacheco    2/9/2016   
H.3784  An Act providing for recall elections in the town of Shirley  Jennifer E. Benson 
James B. Eldridge  
1/27/2016   
H.3778  An Act validating the actions taken at the annual town election held in the town of Dudley  Charles D. Baker    1/25/2016   
H.3853  An Act relative to the form of representative town government in the town of North Attleborough  Elizabeth A. Poirier    1/27/2016   
H.3935  An Act to amend Chapter 27 of The Acts of 1996  Chris Walsh    1/28/2016   
H.3961  An Act relative to local control of boat excise revenue  Joint Committee on Revenue    1/25/2016