Joint Committee onFinancial Services

Committee Contact Info

Senate Information
Room 413-A
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1120
House Information
Room 254
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2220
It shall be the duty of the committee on Financial Services to consider all matters concerning banks, banking institutions, credit unions, insurance companies, insurance, including motor vehicle insurance, small loans, and such other matters as may be referred.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
No hearings currently scheduled
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.944  An Act relative to insurance coverage for PANDAS/PANS  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015   
H.815  An Act to require financial institutions to pay late fees when it fails to conduct an electronic transfer  Tackey Chan    3/10/2015   
H.902  An Act ensuring fairness in deductible rates set by the Massachusetts Property Insurance Underwriting Association  Timothy R. Madden    3/10/2015   
H.795  An Act relative to mental health insurance  Garrett J. Bradley    3/10/2015   
H.796  An Act relative to requiring insurance for taxicabs and commercial vehicles  Garrett J. Bradley    3/10/2015   
H.945  An Act relative to pre-authorization of medical and health care services  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015   
H.943  An Act relative to fluoride varnish services for moderate to high caries risk patients  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015   
H.863  An Act relative to the property damage threshold for surchargeable incidents under a safe driver insurance plan  Susan Williams Gifford    3/10/2015   
H.942  An Act providing hearing aid coverage for persons with profound hearing loss  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015   
H.868  An Act improving access to rehabilitation counseling  Paul R. Heroux    3/10/2015   
H.869  An Act to help small fraternal insurance companies  Paul R. Heroux    3/10/2015   
H.941  An Act relative to the care and treatment of patients with mitochondrial disease  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015   
H.821  An Act relative to continuing education of insurance producers  Edward F. Coppinger    3/10/2015   
H.848  An Act to ensure rate equity and cost savings  Michael J. Finn    3/10/2015   
H.847  An Act relative to the electronic submission of claims  Michael J. Finn    3/10/2015   
H.849  An Act relative to the fiduciary responsibilities of lenders for non-payment of insurance premiums from escrowed accounts  Michael J. Finn    3/10/2015   
H.852  An Act regarding cervical cancer and women's preventative health  William C. Galvin    3/10/2015   
H.903  An Act relative to group market plans for automobile and homeowners insurance  John J. Mahoney 
Michael O. Moore  
3/10/2015   
H.904  An Act relative to special insurance brokers  John J. Mahoney 
Michael O. Moore  
3/10/2015   
H.954  An Act relative to annuity benefit insurance  Todd M. Smola    3/10/2015   
H.900  An Act to provide for tobacco cessation benefits  David Paul Linsky    3/10/2015   
H.828  An Act relative to patient financial protection  Marjorie C. Decker    3/10/2015   
H.959  An Act further regulating insurance benefits  RoseLee Vincent    3/10/2015   
H.958  An Act relative to providing for the security of public deposits  Thomas M. Stanley    3/10/2015   
H.930  An Act relative to the practice of acupuncture  William Smitty Pignatelli    3/10/2015   
H.946  An Act providing coverage for hearing aids  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015   
H.937  An Act relative to greater fairness in insurance  Tom Sannicandro    3/10/2015   
H.919  An Act to prevent inappropriate denials for medically necessary services  David M. Nangle    3/10/2015   
H.837  An Act to require health care coverage for medically necessary treatment for speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, disease, illness, injury, or bodily dysfunction which are required by a students individual educational program  James J. Dwyer    3/10/2015   
H.836  An Act relative to false, fraudulent, or misleading statements  James J. Dwyer    3/10/2015   
H.778  An Act reforming the process of appraising motor vehicle damage covered by auto insurance policies  Brian M. Ashe    3/10/2015   
H.807  An Act relative to notice requirements for insurance premium changes and insurance coverage changes  Antonio F. D. Cabral 
Michael J. Rodrigues  
3/10/2015   
H.816  An Act relative to providing consumer protection in the licensing of appraisers  Tackey Chan    3/10/2015   
H.915  An Act relative to automobile insurance rates  Frank A. Moran    3/10/2015   
H.901  An Act relative to Lyme disease treatment coverage  David Paul Linsky    3/10/2015   
H.879  An Act relative to mastectomies  Louis L. Kafka    3/10/2015   
H.880  An Act relative to the health insurance of children of divorced parents  Louis L. Kafka    3/10/2015   
H.881  An Act relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies  Louis L. Kafka    3/10/2015   
H.865  An Act relative to the indemnification of health professionals  Thomas A. Golden, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.882  An Act relative to the treatment of infantile cataracts  Louis L. Kafka    3/10/2015   
H.947  An Act to Regulate Appraisal Management Companies  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015   
H.906  An Act relative to insurance companies and quality measures  Ronald Mariano    3/10/2015   
H.871  An Act to protect access to confidential healthcare  Kate Hogan 
Karen E. Spilka  
3/10/2015   
H.805  An Act relative to the fair payment of services  Antonio F. D. Cabral    3/10/2015   
H.785  An Act relative to the continuity of care of mental health treatment  Ruth B. Balser    3/10/2015   
H.786  An Act requiring mental health parity for disability policies  Ruth B. Balser    3/10/2015   
H.783  An Act prohibiting discrimination in insurance policies  Ruth B. Balser    3/10/2015   
H.784  An Act providing for equitable coverage in disability policies  Ruth B. Balser    3/10/2015   
H.787  An Act to require health care coverage for the emergency psychiatric services  Ruth B. Balser 
Kenneth J. Donnelly  
3/10/2015   
H.832  An Act relative to insurance vehicle surcharges  Stephen L. DiNatale    3/10/2015   
H.917  An Act providing for lower cost home insurance by consumers choosing a larger deductible  James M. Murphy    3/10/2015   
H.916  An Act to eliminate penalty charges when cancelling auto insurance policies  James M. Murphy    3/10/2015   
H.854  An Act relative to compulsory motor vehicle liability insurance  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015   
H.855  An Act increasing the mandatory minimum bodily injury insurance requirements for commercial vehicles  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015   
H.788  An Act relative to the transparency of mental health benefits  Ruth B. Balser    3/10/2015   
H.789  An Act to increase access to children’s mental health services in the community  Ruth B. Balser 
Jason M. Lewis  
3/10/2015   
H.867  An Act to extend coverage for any willing provider to qualify as a mental health professional  Sheila C. Harrington    3/10/2015   
H.856  An Act to provide early and periodic screening, diagnosis and treatment to privately insured children under the age of 21  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015   
H.873  An Act updating the safe insurance driver plan  Steven S. Howitt    3/10/2015   
H.870  An Act to ensure access to generic medications  Paul R. Heroux    3/10/2015   
H.932  An Act relative to title insurance closing protection letters  Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.883  An Act reforming labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers in the Commonwealth  Louis L. Kafka    3/10/2015   
H.808  An Act to protect consumers of homeowner's insurance  Antonio F. D. Cabral    3/10/2015   
H.851  An Act regarding senior citizen buy in program for health care  Paul K. Frost    3/10/2015   
H.884  An Act relative to colorectal cancer screenings  Louis L. Kafka    3/10/2015   
H.926  An Act relative to Massachusetts homeowners’ insurance rate filings  Sarah K. Peake    3/10/2015   
H.918  An Act relating to fire insurance  James M. Murphy    3/10/2015   
H.927  An Act relative to HIV-associated lipodystrophy treatment  Sarah K. Peake 
Mark C. Montigny  
3/10/2015   
H.948  An Act relative to women’s health and economic equity  John W. Scibak 
Tom Sannicandro  
3/10/2015   
H.920  An Act relative to consumer choice of vision and eyecare services  David M. Nangle    3/10/2015   
H.889  An Act Declaring Greater Responsibility in Lending and the Cancellation of Secured and/or Unsecured Debts Owed to Financial Institutions by the Homeowners of Massachusetts and For Other Purposes  Kay Khan    3/10/2015   
H.890  An Act declaring full disclosure on an application for a loan  Kay Khan    3/10/2015   
H.908  An Act relative to auto insurance reinspection requirements  Christopher M. Markey    3/10/2015   
H.817  An Act relative to unclaimed life insurance benefits  Tackey Chan    3/10/2015   
H.779  An Act authorizing insurance providers to extend motor vehicle liability insurance rebates to customers with safe driving records  Bruce J. Ayers    3/10/2015   
H.824  An Act relative to the public reporting of hospital margins  Mark J. Cusack    3/10/2015   
H.780  An Act providing mortgage customers additional mandatory information regarding their accounts  Bruce J. Ayers    3/10/2015   
H.781  An Act relative to arbitration for automobile insurance property damage  Bruce J. Ayers    3/10/2015   
H.891  An Act relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees  Kay Khan    3/10/2015   
H.825  An Act relative to prescription eye drops  Mark J. Cusack    3/10/2015   
H.859  An Act ensuring pharmacy access  Colleen M. Garry    3/10/2015   
H.860  An Act relative to long term disability insurance  Colleen M. Garry    3/10/2015   
H.861  An Act relative to access to care for Ehler Danlos syndrome patients  Colleen M. Garry    3/10/2015   
H.790  An Act to improve efficiency and coordination of health through a new division of health insurance  Christine P. Barber    3/10/2015   
H.895  An Act relative to the withdrawal of funds from retirement accounts  Peter V. Kocot    3/10/2015   
H.839  An Act relative to tobacco premium ratings  Lori A. Ehrlich    3/10/2015   
H.810  An Act relative to an investigation to review flood insurance rates  James M. Cantwell    3/10/2015   
H.811  An Act increasing coverage on certain insurance policies  James M. Cantwell    3/10/2015   
H.801  An Act relative to communications between health insurers and patients  Michael D. Brady    3/10/2015   
H.956  An Act relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage  Theodore C. Speliotis    3/10/2015   
H.850  An Act relative to payment for services  Michael J. Finn    3/10/2015   
H.791  An Act relative to patient medication adherence  Jennifer E. Benson    3/10/2015   
H.875  An Act relative to a minimum creditable coverage advisory commission  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.886  An Act relative to the providing of mammograms  Louis L. Kafka    3/10/2015   
H.885  An Act relative to mammograms and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)  Louis L. Kafka    3/10/2015   
H.912  An Act relative to certain loans by the Federal Home Loan Bank  Aaron Michlewitz    3/10/2015   
H.949  An Act making corrective amendments to Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2012 47CC  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015   
H.777  An Act to require health care coverage for medically necessary treatment for speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, disease, illness, injury or bodily dysfunction which are required by a student’s individual educational program  James Arciero    3/10/2015   
H.950  An Act amending Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2012  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015   
H.841  An Act relative to prescription eye drops  Tricia Farley-Bouvier    3/10/2015   
H.951  An Act relative to dental benefit plan transparency and patients' bill of rights  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015   
H.935  An Act to prohibit the issuance of mortgages to persons convicted of arson  Jeffrey Sánchez    3/10/2015   
H.818  An Act relative to health insurance coverage  Nick Collins    3/10/2015   
H.794  An Act further regulating the reserve fund for credit unions  Garrett J. Bradley    3/10/2015   
H.929  An Act relative to real estate disclosure forms  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/10/2015   
H.831  An Act to provide for the Mass Emergency Homeowner Assistance Program  Geoff Diehl    3/10/2015   
H.952  An Act relative to public health dental hygienists  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015   
H.928  An Act to add a compulsory death benefit to automobile liability insurance  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/10/2015   
H.872  An Act relative to insurance company rebates  Russell E. Holmes    3/10/2015   
H.953  An Act relative to insurance coverage for craniofacial disorders  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015   
H.921  An Act enhancing fair competition among financial institutions  David M. Nangle    3/10/2015   
H.826  An Act requiring the Commissioner of Insurance to study the labor rates paid by auto insurers for the repair of damaged motor vehicles  Mark J. Cusack    3/10/2015   
H.957  An Act relative to moving vehicle violations  Theodore C. Speliotis    3/10/2015   
H.887  An Act to require health care coverage for medically necessary treatments required by a student’s individual educational program  Jay R. Kaufman    3/10/2015   
H.936  An Act An act relative to banks and banking  Jeffrey Sánchez    3/10/2015   
H.846  An Act relative to mortgage review boards and a small business loan review board within the Division of Banks  John V. Fernandes    3/10/2015   
H.845  An Act relative to the regulation of the business of domestic and foreign money transmission by the Division of Banks  John V. Fernandes    3/10/2015   
H.844  An Act relative to certain banking laws and regulations of the Division of Banks  John V. Fernandes    3/10/2015   
H.822  An Act relative to Medicaid  Edward F. Coppinger    3/10/2015   
H.798  An Act to protect consumers in the issuance of automobile insurance policies and bonds  Garrett J. Bradley    3/10/2015   
H.797  An Act to correct uninsured motorist coverage anomaly for listed operators  Garrett J. Bradley    3/10/2015   
H.799  An Act to repeal no fault motor vehicle insurance  Garrett J. Bradley    3/10/2015   
H.896  An Act providing insurance coverage to certain spouses  Robert M. Koczera    3/10/2015   
H.897  An Act relative to homeowner insurance  Robert M. Koczera    3/10/2015   
H.898  An Act relative to health insurance coverage for Devic's Disease  Robert M. Koczera    3/10/2015   
H.878  An Act relative electronic automobile insurance charges  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.899  An Act relative to universal voluntary retirement accounts  Robert M. Koczera    3/10/2015   
H.877  An Act relative to insurance surcharges  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.834  An Act to amend credit card merchant agreements  Paul J. Donato    3/10/2015   
H.911  An Act reducing the costs for small business  Joseph D. McKenna    3/10/2015   
H.864  An Act to preserve the competitiveness of group auto insurance plans  Susan Williams Gifford    3/10/2015   
H.931  An Act relative to transportation network company services  William Smitty Pignatelli    3/10/2015   
H.893  An Act providing for certain standards in health care insurance coverage for eating disorders  Kay Khan    3/10/2015   
H.876  An Act relative to the equitable assessment of bank fees  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.838  An Act relative to small group health insurance  Carolyn C. Dykema 
James M. Cantwell  
3/10/2015   
H.806  An Act relative to the property damage threshold for surchargeable incidents under a safe driver insurance plan  Antonio F. D. Cabral 
Michael J. Rodrigues  
3/10/2015   
H.913  An Act concerning the safety of autistic and alzheimer individuals  Aaron Michlewitz    3/10/2015   
H.819  An Act promoting consumer choice in health care  Nick Collins    3/10/2015   
H.939  An Act to encourage retirement planning  Angelo M. Scaccia    3/10/2015   
H.857  An Act relative to protecting consumers by providing notice  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015   
H.924  An Act relative to secure choice retirement savings plan  James J. O'Day    3/10/2015   
H.858  An Act to improve access to child and adolescent mental health services  Sean Garballey 
Carolyn C. Dykema  
3/10/2015   
H.925  An Act to limit retroactive denials of health insurance claims for mental health and substance abuse services  James J. O'Day    3/10/2015   
H.802  An Act relative to self-storage insurance  Paul Brodeur    3/10/2015   
H.892  An Act relative to anesthesia coverage for children hospitalized for dental treatment  Kay Khan    3/10/2015   
H.894  An Act to increase access to primary care for women  Kay Khan    3/10/2015   
H.907  An Act providing additional consumer protections in the repair of damaged motor vehicles  Paul W. Mark    3/10/2015   
H.888  An Act to facilitate alternatives to foreclosure  Mary S. Keefe    3/10/2015   
H.955  An Act relative to insurance companies and death certificates  Todd M. Smola    3/10/2015   
H.938  An Act relative to providing insurance coverage for breast cancer screening  Tom Sannicandro    3/10/2015   
H.812  An Act Protecting Small Group Health Insurance  James M. Cantwell    3/10/2015   
H.909  An Act to allow insurance coverage for insurance providers and self insured organizations  Christopher M. Markey    3/10/2015   
H.829  An Act relative to motor vehicle premiums  Marcos A. Devers    3/10/2015   
H.827  An Act relative to transparent health care data  Mark J. Cusack    3/10/2015   
H.842  An Act relative to motor vehicle insurance charges  Robert F. Fennell    3/10/2015   
H.793  An Act relative to qualifying student health insurance plans  Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.922  An Act relative to physical therapy  David M. Nangle    3/10/2015   
H.866  An Act Relative to Public Funds  Thomas A. Golden, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.800  An Act promoting continuity of care for multiple sclerosis treatment  Garrett J. Bradley    3/10/2015   
H.823  An Act making changes to certain references in the banking laws of the Commonwealth  Edward F. Coppinger    3/10/2015   
H.874  An Act relative to insurance points surcharges  Steven S. Howitt    3/10/2015   
H.830  An Act relative to motor vehicle surcharges  Marcos A. Devers    3/10/2015   
H.792  An Act relative to ensuring transparency of health plan formularies  Jennifer E. Benson    3/10/2015   
H.840  An Act relative to consumer protection following a bankruptcy  Lori A. Ehrlich    3/10/2015   
H.960  An Act to improve access to child and adolescent mental health services  RoseLee Vincent    3/10/2015   
H.814  An Act relative to an investigation of flood insurance by the attorney general  James M. Cantwell    3/10/2015   
H.820  An Act reforming the healthcare expenditure benchmark  Nick Collins    3/10/2015   
H.835  An Act to establish a resolution trust fund for receipt of reasonable mortgage payments  Michelle M. DuBois    3/10/2015   
H.914  An Act relative to single risk limitations  Aaron Michlewitz    3/10/2015   
H.940  An Act making technical corrections to the banking statute  Angelo M. Scaccia    3/10/2015   
H.813  An Act relative to payment for use of ambulance services  James M. Cantwell    3/10/2015   
H.776  An Act to amend the insurance law, in relation to providing protection to certain retirees from pension de-risking transactions  James Arciero    3/10/2015   
H.934  An Act establishing a commission to study the feasibility of establishing a bank owned by the Commonwealth or by a public authority constituted by the Commonwealth  Byron Rushing    3/10/2015   
H.961  An Act relative to travel insurance  Joseph F. Wagner    3/10/2015   
H.809  An Act to establish paid family leave  Antonio F. D. Cabral    3/10/2015   
H.923  An Act relative to pediatric plans of care  David M. Nangle    3/10/2015   
H.843  An Act relative to cognitive rehabilitation  Kimberly N. Ferguson    3/10/2015   
H.962  An Act reforming labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers in the Commonwealth  Joseph F. Wagner    3/10/2015   
H.862  An Act relative to insurance co-pays  Colleen M. Garry    3/10/2015   
H.853  An Act relative to the domestic life insurance safety fund  William C. Galvin    3/10/2015   
H.803  An Act relative to debt settlement  Paul Brodeur    3/10/2015   
H.804  An Act relative to family financial protection  Paul Brodeur    3/10/2015   
H.910  An Act to revise auto insurance claim payments  Christopher M. Markey    3/10/2015   
H.905  An Act to expand coverage and access to behavioral health services  Elizabeth A. Malia 
John F. Keenan  
3/10/2015   
H.833  An Act relative to prescription drug voice synthesizers  Diana DiZoglio    3/10/2015   
H.782  An Act establishing uniform safeguards and public protections for consumers conducting bank transactions at automated teller machines  Bruce J. Ayers    3/10/2015   
H.33  An Act making amendments to the Uniform Commercial Code covering provisions dealing with negotiable instruments and bank deposits and collections      3/10/2015