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Joint Committee onChildren, Families and Persons with Disabilities

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Senate Information
Room 413C
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1572
House Information
Room 146
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2011
It shall be the duty of the committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities to consider all matters concerning mental health and public health issues involving children, child nutrition, homelessness and homeless shelters, public welfare, children, handicapped children and adults (generally), mental retardation, and such other matters as may be referred.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
Apr 9 2013 2:00 PM MISC

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Completed B-1
May 7 2013 1:00 PM DYS and MISC

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Completed B-1
May 21 2013 1:00 PM DDS

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Completed B-1
Jun 4 2013 1:00 PM DTA

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Completed A-2
Jun 18 2013 1:00 PM DCF

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Completed B-1
Jul 16 2013 1:00 PM MISC

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Completed B-1
Oct 8 2013 1:00 PM DCF

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Oct 22 2013 1:00 PM MISC/DTA

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Completed A-2
Nov 5 2013 1:00 PM DDS Part-1

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Nov 19 2013 11:00 AM DDS - 2

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Jan 28 2014 1:00 PM MISC

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Today Apr 16 2014 2:00 PM DDS

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Confirmed B-2
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
S.51  An Act establishing an education loan repayment program for social workers in areas of need   James B. Eldridge   Discharge to Another Committee 
H.123  An Act pertaining to violations of the Department of Early Education and Care advertising law  Kay Khan   Favorable 
H.130  An Act relative to school served food products  James R. Miceli   Favorable 
S.33  An Act relative to parental leave  Brian A. Joyce   Favorable 
S.26  An Act to expand juvenile jurisdiction, increase public safety and protect children from harm  Karen E. Spilka   Favorable 
S.25  An Act revising the interstate compact on the placement of children  Karen E. Spilka   Favorable 
S.53  An Act to provide for an income tax credit for taxpayers with family members requiring care in their homes  John Hart, Jr.   Favorable 
H.155  An Act providing for a study by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services relative to nonprofit group homes  Thomas M. Stanley   Favorable with Changes 
H.83  Resolve providing for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to gender-responsive programming for juvenile justice system involved girls   Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera   Favorable 
H.3460  An Act providing for home modifications and moving expenses for certain victims of the Boston Marathon bombings  Claire D. Cronin
Thomas P. Kennedy  
Favorable 
H.93  An Act to promote financial stability and asset development   Linda Dorcena Forry   Favorable 
S.19  An Act encouraging low-income savings and economic opportunity  Gale D. Candaras   Favorable 
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.124  An Act relative to fair hearings in the Department of Children and Families  Kay Khan    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 1/28/2014 1:00:00 PM  
S.28  An Act relative to level IV treatment interventions.  Brian A. Joyce    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/19/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.29  An Act creating a special commission on behavior modification.  Brian A. Joyce    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/19/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.30  An Act relative to the humane treatment of disabled persons.   Brian A. Joyce    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/19/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.151  An Act relative to real lives  Tom Sannicandro 
Katherine M. Clark  
1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/16/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.106  An Act regarding the use of aversive therapy   Danielle W. Gregoire    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/19/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.85  An Act relative to children in the care, protection, and custody of the Commonwealth  Nick Collins    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 1/28/2014 1:00:00 PM  
S.27  An Act relative to children in the care, protection and custody of the Commonwealth.  Thomas M. McGee    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 1/28/2014 1:00:00 PM  
H.3991  An Act achieving a better life experience for individuals with disabilities  Garrett J. Bradley    3/28/2014  Scheduled For 4/16/2014 2:00:00 PM  

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