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Joint Committee onEconomic Development and Emerging Technologies

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Senate Information
Room 309
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1291
House Information
Room 42
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2370
It shall be the duty of the committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies to consider all matters concerning commercial and industrial establishments, casino gambling and gaming, industrial development, the racing industry, science and technology, economic development, retention of science or technology-intensive industries; adoption of existing industries; innovation systems from research to development; computers; information, networking, the Internet, data storage and access; communication; biotechnology; stem cell research medical technology; medical devices; environmental technologies, classroom applications; workforce technology training and development, etc., and such other matters as may be referred.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
Apr 11 2013 11:00 AM Regulations & Business Climate

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Completed B-1
May 15 2013 11:00 AM Tribal-State Gaming Compact

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Completed B-2
Jun 26 2013 11:00 AM Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Competitiveness

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Completed 437
Sep 10 2013 11:00 AM Infrastructure & Regional Development

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Completed Western New England University
Nov 13 2013 11:00 AM Gaming & Key Industries

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Completed B-1
Feb 12 2014 11:00 AM Charitable Gaming

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Completed B-2
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
S.172  An Act relative to rail-trail construction   Eileen M. Donoghue   Favorable 
S.177  An Act fueling job creation through energy efficiency   Brian A. Joyce   Discharge to Another Committee 
S.170  An Act relative to cultural district eligibility for the MassWorks infrastructure program  Eileen M. Donoghue   Favorable 
S.181  An Act relative to economic development and industrial corporations  Michael R. Knapik   Favorable 
S.182  An Act providing for a study by the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development relative to a state new markets tax credit program  Michael R. Knapik   Favorable with Changes 
H.315  An Act to strategically plan for the commercial fishing industry  Ann-Margaret Ferrante   Favorable 
H.321  An Act relative to transit  Sarah K. Peake
Stanley C. Rosenberg  
Favorable 
S.1942  An Act relative to charitable gaming  Gale D. Candaras   Favorable 
S.191  An Act to accelerate entrepreneurship and innovation by partnering world-class entrepreneurs with state agencies  Karen E. Spilka   Favorable 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.311  An act to promote transformative development in gateway cities  Antonio F. D. Cabral 
Benjamin B. Downing  
1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/10/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.176  An Act establishing a sales tax holiday in 2014  John Hart, Jr.    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/26/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.196  An Act to provide for loans for waterfront development.  Bruce E. Tarr    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/10/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.193  An Act to create and maintain jobs in the Commonwealth  Karen E. Spilka    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/26/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.3842  An Act relative to illegal gaming  NONE    1/15/2014   
H.4045  An Act to promote growth and opportunity  Deval L. Patrick    4/16/2014   

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