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Joint Committee onPublic Service

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Room 511B
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617)-722-1206
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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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Completed A-1
Feb 25 2014 11:00 AM Joint Committee on Public Service (no topics published)   Completed A-2
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
H.3598  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Brian Schwenk, an employee of the Department of Correction  Angelo L. D'Emilia   Favorable 
H.3606  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Amber Wilkin, an employee of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services   Angelo M. Scaccia   Favorable 
S.1783  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Dawn Mukulski, an employee of the Department of Correction  Richard T. Moore   Favorable 
S.1852  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Jeanette Cruz, an employee of the Department of Unemployment Assistance  Michael O. Moore   Favorable 
S.1853  a sick leave bank for person now deceased  Joint Committee on Public Service   Study 
H.3628  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for April D. Robinson, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  Todd M. Smola   Favorable 
H.3635  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Donna Salois, an employee of the Wrentham Development Center  Elizabeth A. Poirier   Favorable 
H.3632  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Kristin Cole, an employee of the Department of Correction  William C. Galvin
Brian A. Joyce  
Favorable 
S.1862  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Marianne McVarish, an employee of the Department of Public Health  Katherine M. Clark   Favorable 
S.1863  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Tina Giangregorio, an employee of the highway division of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation  Michael O. Moore   Favorable 
H.3377  An Act authorizing the Plymouth County Contributory Retirement System to issue pension funding bonds or notes  Garrett J. Bradley   Favorable 
H.2374  An Act relative to transfer the employees of the Franklin Regional Council of Governments to the state employee’s retirement system  Stephen Kulik   Favorable 
H.2475  An Act providing certain accidental disability retirement benefits for the widow of a former police officer of the city of Boston.   Martin J. Walsh   Favorable 
H.2303  An Act authorizing the town of Holliston to establish an other post-employment benefits trust fund  Carolyn C. Dykema
Karen E. Spilka  
Favorable 
H.3660  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Katherine Swearingen, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  Stephen Kulik
Benjamin B. Downing  
Favorable 
H.3620  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Mary Ford, an employee of the Department of Correction  Tom Sannicandro   Favorable 
S.1765  An Act relative to the adjustment of disability retirement benefits payable to Lynn police officer Gregory LeBlanc  Thomas M. McGee   Favorable 
S.1781  An Act relative to the civil service eligibility list for police officers in the city of Quincy  John F. Keenan   Favorable 
S.1791  An Act exempting certain positions in the town of Millbury from the civil service laws  Michael O. Moore   Favorable 
S.1838  An Act relative to retirement benefits for Matthew Swaine  Jennifer L. Flanagan   Favorable 
S.1871  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Jessica Culver, an employee of the Department of Mental Health  Stephen M. Brewer   Favorable 
H.3693  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Maritza Miranda, an employee of the Department of Children and Families  Thomas M. Petrolati   Favorable 
H.3668  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Robert K. Barry, an employee of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services  Thomas M. Stanley   Favorable 
H.3682  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Janet Soboleski, an employee of the Department of Mental Health  Anne M. Gobi
Stephen M. Brewer  
Favorable 
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
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  
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.4092  An Act relative to retirement benefits for Thomas Brian Donnelly  Susan Williams Gifford    5/20/2014   
H.4251  An Act relative to the retirement benefits of Howard S. Levine   Paul R. Heroux    7/2/2014   
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   
S.2260  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Denis Cassidy, an employee of the Department of Correction  Marc R. Pacheco    7/10/2014   
H.4071  An Act relative to public safety employee death benefits  David Paul Linsky 
Karen E. Spilka  
5/13/2014   
S.2137  An Act to manage the other post-employment benefits liability of the town of Harvard  James B. Eldridge    5/19/2014   
S.2147  An Act exempting the position of police chief of the town of Rockport from the civil service law  Bruce E. Tarr    5/21/2014   
S.2178  An Act allowing certain senior support staff members of Protection Fire Co. No. 1 of Byfield to continue to serve beyond the age of 65  Bruce E. Tarr    6/10/2014   
H.4172  An Act exempting the police department in the town of Burlington from the Civil Service Law  Kenneth I. Gordon 
Kenneth J. Donnelly  
6/13/2014   
H.4173  An Act relative to health insurance benefits for elected officials in the town of Andover  Frank A. Moran    6/13/2014   
H.4194  An Act creating a special police force in the town of Duxbury  Josh S. Cutler 
Thomas J. Calter  
6/20/2014   
H.4195  An Act authorizing the town of Conway to continue the employment of David Johnson as police officer  Stephen Kulik 
Benjamin B. Downing  
6/20/2014   
H.4196  An Act relative to special police officers in the town of Norwood  John H. Rogers 
Michael F. Rush  
6/20/2014   
H.4222  An Act authorizing the town of Whately to continue the employment of Donald Dufault and John DuBois  Stephen Kulik 
Stanley C. Rosenberg  
6/27/2014   
H.4223  An Act relative to firefighters in the town of Merrimac  Leonard Mirra    6/27/2014   
H.4224  An Act authorizing the appointment of special police officers in the town of Merrimac  Leonard Mirra    6/27/2014   
H.4250  An Act relative to the retirement benefits of the surviving spouse of the Honorable Jonathan Brant  Ruth B. Balser    7/2/2014   
H.4268  An Act relative to establishing a sick leave bank for Anita Rebello, an employee of the Department of Children and Families  Antonio F. D. Cabral    7/9/2014   
S.1225  An Act relative to public investment in fossil fuels  Benjamin B. Downing    7/3/2014  Scheduled For 9/10/2013 11:00:00 AM  

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