Joint Committee onPublic Safety and Homeland Security

Committee Contact Info

Senate Information
Room 507
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1222
House Information
Room 167
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2230
It shall be the duty of the committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security to consider all matters concerning laws relating to shipping or otherwise transporting energy sources, the safety of the public, including civil defense, firearms and gun control, fire laws, motor vehicle laws, motor vehicle safety belts (including school buses), the correction system including administration, prisoners’ rights, furloughs, work release, probation, rehabilitation, homeland or Commonwealth security matters, other matters related to federal affairs, including, but not limited to, the prevention of terrorist attacks, the reduction of the vulnerability to terrorism; the minimizing of the damage and recovery from possible attacks that may occur, and the coordination of homeland security related activities of the Commonwealth with those of the Federal Government, including certain confidential and guarded information and such other matters as may be referred.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
May 13 2015 1:00 PM Public Safety

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Completed A-2
Jun 10 2015 2:00 PM Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security (no topics published)   Canceled A-1
Jun 18 2015 10:00 AM Fire Safety

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Completed A-2
Oct 14 2015 11:00 AM Inspections

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Completed B-1
Dec 2 2015 1:00 PM Public Safety

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Completed A-1
Dec 8 2015 1:00 PM Public Safety

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Completed B-1
Jan 7 2016 11:00 AM Public Safety

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Completed B-1
Jan 28 2016 10:00 AM Firearm Legislation

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Completed A-1
Feb 4 2016 10:00 AM Law Enforcement

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Completed B-1
Mar 8 2016 10:30 AM Public Safety

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Completed A-2
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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.3052  An Act protecting Massachusetts drivers  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/16/2016   
H.4304  An Act A communication from Automatic Sprinkler Appeals Board on behalf of the Massachusetts Fire Safety Commission (under Section 200 of Chapter 6 of the General Laws) notifying the General Court of proposed regulatory action of said commission to rescind the provisions of 530 CMR 2.00, relative to the mandatory retrofit of automatic sprinkler systems in certain high rise buildings. Public Safety and Homeland Security  NONE    5/23/2016   
H.4608  An Act relative to overdose fatalities  Thomas P. Walsh 
Joan B. Lovely  
9/12/2016