Joint Committee onEconomic Development and Emerging Technologies

Committee Contact Info

Senate Information
Room 112
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1630
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 29 2015 11:00 AM Business Regulations and Workforce Development

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Completed B-1
Jun 10 2015 11:00 AM Innovation, Tourism & Other Key Sectors

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Completed B-1
Jul 15 2015 1:00 PM Municipalities, Infrastructure & Access to Capital

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Completed B-2
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
H.3659  An Act establishing a sales tax holiday in 2015  Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies   Redraft 
H.297  An Act relative to transit  Sarah K. Peake
Harriette L. Chandler  
Favorable with Changes 
H.3660  An Act relative to the STEM advisory council  Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies   Redraft 
S.110  An Act lessening the financial burden on small limited liability companies  Eileen M. Donoghue   Favorable 
S.1971  An Act Resolve establishing a special legislative commission on young professionals  Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies   Redraft 
S.1970  An Act relative to innovative communities  Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies   Redraft 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
S.223  An Act relative to early education funding  Michael O. Moore    4/15/2015   
S.217  An Act to enhance education and combat addiction at slot parlors and casinos  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015   
S.225  An Act establishing a meals tax holiday  Michael O. Moore    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/10/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.219  An Act relative to promoting local economic development  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.220  An Act relative to marketing prioritized development sites  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.284  An Act investigating the economic impact of certain Massachusetts laws  Tackey Chan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 4/29/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.283  An Act relative to the use of slot machines in veterans' organizations  Thomas J. Calter    3/10/2015   
S.233  An Act providing for the evaluation of the economic impact of transportation projects  Karen E. Spilka    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.232  An Act encouraging small business growth in the Commonwealth  Karen E. Spilka    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 4/29/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.295  An Act establishing an office of rural policy  Stephen Kulik 
Daniel A. Wolf  
3/10/2015   
S.209  An Act to modify the reporting requirements of the Gaming Commission law  William N. Brownsberger    4/15/2015   
S.226  An Act to clarify and enhance privacy protections for electronic health records  Marc R. Pacheco    4/15/2015   
S.227  An Act relative to plant relocation  Marc R. Pacheco    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 4/29/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.228  An Act relative to continuation of health insurance in the case of plant closings  Marc R. Pacheco    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 4/29/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.299  An Act to establish the Western Massachusetts Balanced Sustainable Development Commission  Benjamin Swan    3/10/2015   
S.242  An Act relative to thoroughbred horse breeding  James E. Timilty    4/15/2015   
S.244  An Act establishing an Office of Rural Policy  Daniel A. Wolf    4/15/2015   
S.230  An Act Relative to gateway communities  Richard J. Ross    4/15/2015   
H.290  An Act relative to rail-trail construction  Sheila C. Harrington    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.302  An Act to promote local economic development  Chris Walsh    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.286  An Act to strategically plan for the commercial fishing industry  Ann-Margaret Ferrante    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/10/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.231  An Act concerning Gateway Municipalities  Karen E. Spilka    4/15/2015   
H.287  An Act relative to thoroughbred horse breeding  Ann-Margaret Ferrante    3/10/2015   
H.303  An Act concerning gateway municipalities  Chris Walsh    3/10/2015   
S.235  An Act to study the feasibility of streamlining business registration  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 4/29/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.229  An Act relative to a restaurant and hotel community reinvestment program  Anthony W. Petruccelli    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/10/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.221  An Act creating the Home Works Program  Joan B. Lovely    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 4/29/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.300  An Act to help developers revitalize under-utilized buildings  Aaron Vega    3/10/2015   
S.216  An Act creating a municipal bond bank  Brian A. Joyce    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.218  An Act to require corporate social responsibility reporting  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 4/29/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.3219  An Act relative to designated port areas  Ann-Margaret Ferrante    3/27/2015   
H.296  An Act to call the International Trade Commission to Action  Kevin J. Kuros    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 4/29/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.222  An Act making amendments to the Massachusetts Business Corporation Act  Thomas M. McGee    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/10/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.293  An Act relative to studying gateway cities  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.292  An Act Changing the Definition of a Gateway City  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.291  An Act relative to municipal parking  Daniel J. Hunt    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.289  An Act relative to veterans' and other private clubs  Danielle W. Gregoire    3/10/2015   
S.211  An Act relative to the workforce competitiveness trust fund  Kenneth J. Donnelly    4/15/2015   
H.3386  An Act creating construction relevance in the Economic Development Incentive Program  Daniel Cullinane    5/18/2015  Scheduled For 7/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3220  An Act relative to gateway communities  Thomas M. Stanley    3/27/2015   
S.237  An Act establishing a permanent annual sales tax holiday  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/10/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.3387  An Act requiring a "Proudly Made in Massachusetts" logo to be included in on screen credits for movies filmed in Massachusetts  Paul McMurtry    5/18/2015  Scheduled For 6/10/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.294  An Act relative to the student entrepreneurial development and economic investment fund  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 4/29/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.298  An Act investing in innovation, commercialization and technology  Tom Sannicandro    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/10/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.212  An Act establishing the MassMade Program  Eileen M. Donoghue    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/10/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.213  An Act relative to corporations, shareholders, and political expenditures  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 4/29/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.214  An Act promoting efficiency and transparency in economic development  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/10/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.215  An Act relative to transparency of economic development spending  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/10/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.210  An Act creating construction relevance in the economic development incentive program  Sal N. DiDomenico    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.239  An Act to provide for loans for waterfront development  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.301  An Act relative to charitable gaming  Joseph F. Wagner    3/10/2015   
S.240  An Act to provide for loans for waterfront development  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.241  An Act An act relative to gaming  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015   
S.224  Resolve establishing a special commission on the Dover amendment  Michael O. Moore    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.285  Resolve providing for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to the impact of undocumented aliens residing in the commonwealth  John V. Fernandes    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 4/29/2015 11:00:00 AM