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Joint Committee onPublic Health

Committee Contact Info

Senate Information
Room 413B
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1494
House Information
Room 130
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2130
It shall be the duty of the committee on Public Health to consider all matters concerning the public health of the Commonwealth and such other matters as may be referred.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
Apr 2 2013 12:00 PM Pharmacy Practice and Compounding

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Completed B-1
Apr 9 2013 1:00 PM Health Access, Equity and Public Health Services

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Completed B-2
Apr 30 2013 10:00 AM Vital Records, Funerals and Human Remains

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Completed A-1
May 6 2013 10:00 AM Medical Marijuana

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Completed A-2
May 14 2013 10:00 AM Tobacco Control, Drug Control and Substance Abuse

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Completed B-1
Jun 4 2013 1:00 PM Women’s and Children’s Health

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Completed B-2
Jun 11 2013 10:00 AM Food Safety, Nutrition and Labeling

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Completed A-1
Jun 25 2013 10:00 AM Infectious Disease Prevention, Treatment and Control

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Completed A-1
Jul 9 2013 9:30 AM Environmental Health Hazards

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Completed B-2
Sep 10 2013 10:00 AM Sports Injuries, Concussions and School Health

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Completed A-1
Sep 24 2013 10:00 AM Health Facility Licensing, Essential Services, Determination of Need

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Completed A-1
Oct 1 2013 10:00 AM Marketing and Sale of Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Clinical Services

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Completed A-1
Oct 29 2013 10:00 AM Health Care Delivery and Workforce Capacity

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Completed B-1
Nov 5 2013 10:00 AM Patient Safety, Medical Records, HIT

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Completed A-1
Nov 19 2013 10:00 AM Professional Licensure, Scope of Practice

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Completed B-1
Dec 3 2013 10:00 AM Public Health Legislation

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Completed A-1
Dec 17 2013 10:00 AM Liability, Malpractice and Medical Ethics

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Completed A-1
Mar 18 2014 10:00 AM Late-Filed Bills, Matters Discharged to Public Health

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Completed B-1
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
H.1967  An Act to standardize the regulation of skilled nursing facilities  Sean Garballey   Discharge to Another Committee 
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.2093  An Act relative to the labeling of food  Ellen Story    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/11/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.2009  An Act improving the quality of health care and reducing costs  Kay Khan 
Paul J. Donato  
1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/19/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.1936  An Act relative to genetically engineered food  Stephen L. DiNatale    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/11/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.2037  An Act to establish guidelines for genetically engineered food  Michael J. Moran    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/11/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.1079  An Act improving the quality of health care  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/19/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.1031  An Act to establish the Massachusetts Medical Marijuana program  John F. Keenan    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/6/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.4044  An Act relative to protecting senior health  Mark J. Cusack    4/15/2014   

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