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Joint Committee onPublic Service

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Room 413C
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1280
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Room 156
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2240
It shall be the duty of the committee on Public Service to consider all matters concerning the salaries, civil service and retirement of public employees (including the retirement of judges, court personnel and county employees but excluding the salaries of said judges, court personnel and county employees), collective bargaining for state employees and other public employees and such other matters as may be referred.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
May 14 2013 11:00 AM Bills Reported Favorably in 2011-2012

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Completed 437
Jun 10 2013 11:00 AM Bills Regarding Creditable Service

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Completed A-1
Jun 18 2013 11:00 AM Bills to be Heard

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Completed B-1
Jun 26 2013 11:00 AM Bills to be Heard

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Completed A-2
Jul 16 2013 11:00 AM Bills to Be Heard

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Completed A-2
Jul 23 2013 11:00 AM Bills to Be Heard

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Completed A-2
Sep 10 2013 11:00 AM Bills to be Heard

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Completed Gardner Auditorium
Oct 22 2013 11:00 AM Bills to be Heard

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Completed A-2
Oct 31 2013 11:00 AM Bills to be Heard

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Completed Gardner Auditorium
Nov 21 2013 11:00 AM Bills to be Heard

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Completed A-2
Nov 25 2013 11:00 AM Bills to be Heard

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Completed Gardner Auditorium
Dec 10 2013 10:00 AM Bills regarding Collective Bargaining

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Completed B-1
Jan 7 2014 11:00 AM Bills regarding Group Classification

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Completed A-1
Jan 14 2014 11:00 AM Bills to Be Heard

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Completed A-1
Jan 21 2014 11:00 AM Bills to be heard

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Completed A-1
Jan 28 2014 11:00 AM Joint Committee on Public Service (no topics published)   Completed B-1
Feb 24 2014 1:00 PM Bills regarding multiple topics

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Feb 25 2014 11:00 AM Joint Committee on Public Service (no topics published)   Completed A-2
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
S.1896  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Joshua Rocha, an employee of the Department of Correction  James E. Timilty   Favorable 
H.3738  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Laureen Doolan, an employee of the Department of Correction   Thomas J. Calter
Therese Murray  
Favorable 
H.3725  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Anne Fiesinger, an employee of the Department of Conservation and Recreation  Jay Livingstone   Favorable 
H.2387  An Act granting creditable service to employees of the Dedham Westwood water district  Paul McMurtry   Favorable 
H.3654  An Act directing the Somerville Retirement Board to retire Mario Oliveira, a police officer of the city of Somerville  Denise Provost
Patricia D. Jehlen  
Favorable 
H.3750  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Chrystal Bonner, an employee of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services  Martin J. Walsh   Favorable 
H.3751  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for India Haith, an employee of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services  Martin J. Walsh   Favorable 
H.2226  An Act Exempting David Eddy from the Maximum Age Requirement For Firefighters in the City of Methuen  Linda Campbell   Favorable 
H.3808  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Beth-Ann Litchfield, an employee of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services  Garrett J. Bradley
Robert L. Hedlund  
Favorable 
S.1894  An Act exempting certain employees from the Northampton retirement system  Stanley C. Rosenberg   Favorable 
H.3792  An Act authorizing the town of Framingham to continue the employment of police officer Robert Tibor  Tom Sannicandro
Karen E. Spilka  
Favorable 
S.1955  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Denise McKinnon, an employee of the Massachusetts Hospital School  Richard J. Ross   Favorable 
H.3813  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Robert A. Montalvo, an employee of the Department of Correction  Thomas A. Golden, Jr.   Favorable 
H.3830  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Carol L. Clark, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  Todd M. Smola   Favorable 
H.3826  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for James Cooney, an employee of the Department of Correction  Jennifer E. Benson   Favorable 
S.1960  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Katrina Aliengena, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  Stephen M. Brewer   Favorable 
S.1969  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Maria A. DeCoste, an employee of the Department of Transitional Assistance.  Michael J. Rodrigues   Favorable 
H.2415  An Act further regulating pharmacists.  Kathi-Anne Reinstein   Discharge to Another Committee 
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.14  An Act regarding post retirement earnings and unemployment benefits  NONE    2/15/2013  Scheduled For 1/21/2014 11:00:00 AM  
H.24  An Act relative to retirement benefits  NONE    2/15/2013  Scheduled For 6/26/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.2344  An Act relative to the retirement of Mr. Kenneth Wheeler  Anne M. Gobi    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 1/14/2014 11:00:00 AM  
H.2345  An Act relative to the Bureau of Fire Control employees  Anne M. Gobi    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 1/7/2014 11:00:00 AM  
H.2346  An Act relative to the retirement rights of building trades employees at institutions of public higher education  Anne M. Gobi    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 1/7/2014 11:00:00 AM  
H.2347  An Act relative to the survivor benefits of Michael J. Simeone.  Anne M. Gobi    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 1/14/2014 11:00:00 AM  
H.2421  An Act relative to the Department of Fire Services  Kathi-Anne Reinstein    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 1/7/2014 11:00:00 AM  
H.2348  An Act relative to retirement benefits and UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc.  Anne M. Gobi    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/10/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.2279  An Act to require restroom breaks for public transit  Mark J. Cusack    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 1/21/2014 11:00:00 AM  
H.2370  An Act relative to the retirement benefits of state police dispatchers  Peter V. Kocot    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 1/7/2014 11:00:00 AM  
H.2389  An Act relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services  Michael J. Moran    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/25/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.1225  An Act relative to public investment in fossil fuels  Benjamin B. Downing    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/10/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.59  An Act providing retiree healthcare benefits reform  Deval L. Patrick    2/19/2013  Scheduled For 10/31/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.223  An Act improving quality in early education care centers  Sal N. DiDomenico    3/18/2013  Scheduled For 11/25/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.477  An Act to improve quality in early education centers  Jeffrey Sánchez    3/29/2013  Scheduled For 11/25/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.3432  An Act relative to the town of Sterling  Harold P. Naughton, Jr. 
Kimberly N. Ferguson  
1/22/2013  Scheduled For 2/24/2014 1:00:00 PM  
H.3517  An Act exempting the position of deputy police chief in the town of Dedham from the civil service law  Paul McMurtry 
Michael F. Rush  
6/21/2013  Scheduled For 10/22/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.3552  An Act exempting the position of deputy chief of police in the town of Natick from the civil service law  David Paul Linsky 
Karen E. Spilka  
7/16/2013  Scheduled For 10/22/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.3853  An Act authorizing the reinstatement of Kenneth G. Laxton as a reserve police officer in the town of Southwick  Nicholas A. Boldyga 
Donald F. Humason, Jr.  
1/21/2014  Scheduled For 2/24/2014 1:00:00 PM  
S.2051  An Act authorizing the town of Chesterfield to continue the employment of police chief Gary Wickland  Benjamin B. Downing    3/24/2014   
H.4043  An Act relative to the one-year Cambridge residency preference for persons being considered for original appointment to the Cambridge Police Force and Fire Force  Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.    4/16/2014   

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