Joint Committee onState Administration and Regulatory Oversight

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Room 413-A
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1410
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Room 22
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2140
It shall be the duty of the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight to consider all matters concerning competitive bidding on public contracts, public construction, open meeting laws, state regulations, state agencies, lobbyists’ reporting laws and such other matters as may be referred.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
Apr 27 2015 3:00 PM Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight (no topics published)   Completed A-2
May 6 2015 11:00 AM Land Bills

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Completed B-2
May 26 2015 11:00 AM Public Records and Misc.

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Completed B-1
Jun 24 2015 11:00 AM Procurement

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Completed 222
Jul 15 2015 11:00 AM State Development Workforce Board

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Completed 222
Oct 6 2015 11:00 AM Construction/Land Bills

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Completed 437
Oct 13 2015 10:00 AM Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight (no topics published)   Completed Francis Wyman Elementary School
Oct 20 2015 1:00 PM Honorary Bills

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Completed 222
Oct 27 2015 11:00 AM Misc.

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Completed A-1
Nov 9 2015 10:00 AM Misc.

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Completed A-2
Nov 10 2015 11:00 AM Sandisfield Conveyance

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Completed Gardner Auditorium
Dec 9 2015 12:00 PM Land in Grafton

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Completed A-2
12:00 PM Land in Grafton

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Jan 20 2016 1:00 AM Misc.

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Completed A-2
Mar 2 2016 3:00 PM Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight (no topics published)   Completed Room 348
Mar 15 2016 2:00 PM Pending/Remaining Bills in Committee

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Completed B-1
Mar 23 2016 3:00 PM Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight (no topics published)   Completed Room 348
Mar 29 2016 1:00 PM Late Filed Bills

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Completed A-2
Mar 30 2016 2:00 PM Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight (no topics published)   Completed 222
Apr 13 2016 3:00 PM Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight (no topics published)   Completed Room 348
Apr 26 2016 11:00 AM Late Filed Bills

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Completed B-2
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
H.2709  An Act designating the last day of February as Rare Disease Day in the Commonwealth  Brian M. Ashe   Favorable 
H.2729  An Act relative to the official amphibian of the Commonwealth  Stephen L. DiNatale   Favorable 
H.2742  An Act to establish Uncle Sam day  Sean Garballey   Favorable 
H.2784  An Act declaring the second Monday in October as "Italian-American Heritage Day"  Paul W. Mark   Favorable 
H.2790  An Act declaring the third Saturday of the month of October as Massachusetts Minutemen and Militia Day  James R. Miceli   Favorable 
H.2793  An Act designating Domestic Workers’ Rights Day  Michael J. Moran   Favorable 
H.2796  An Act designating the official seasoning of the Commonwealth  James M. Murphy   Favorable 
H.2795  An Act officially making the month of March multiple system atrophy awareness month  David K. Muradian, Jr.   Favorable 
H.2824  An Act designating shaken baby syndrome awareness week  John W. Scibak   Favorable 
H.2825  An Act establishing school bus driver day  John W. Scibak   Favorable 
H.2831  An Act designating the song “14 Counties of Massachusetts” as the official county song of the Commonwealth  Thomas M. Stanley   Favorable 
H.3524  An Act designating March as Fibromuscular Dysplasia Awareness Month  Walter F. Timilty   Favorable 
H.3626  An Act declaring the first Monday of the month of May as school crossing guard day  Alice Hanlon Peisch   Favorable 
H.2713  Resolve establishing a special commission to investigate and study the feasibility of constructing a Massachusetts state indoor track facility in southeastern Massachusetts  Garrett J. Bradley   Favorable 
S.1640  An Act creating lysosomal storage disorder awareness month  Ryan C. Fattman   Favorable 
S.1652  An Act to designate Narcolepsy Awareness Day  Anne M. Gobi   Favorable 
S.1655  An Act to establish February 20 as Frederick Douglass Day  Anne M. Gobi   Favorable 
S.1665  An Act relative to sleep deprivation avoidance and promotion of good sleeping practices  Patricia D. Jehlen   Favorable 
S.1659  An Act proclaiming May as Aviation Awareness Month  Donald F. Humason, Jr.   Favorable 
S.1678  An Act to establish a special commission to consider an appropriate tribute to Nelson Mandela in the City of Boston  Jason M. Lewis   Favorable 
S.1712  An Act designating the first Wednesday in May as State Parks Day  Michael F. Rush   Favorable 
S.1717  An Act relative to the observance of a Gold Star Wives Day and a Gold Star Mothers and Families Day  Michael F. Rush   Favorable 
S.1718  An Act observing United States Navy Day  Michael F. Rush   Favorable 
S.1746  An Act designating Conflict Resolution Awareness Week  Daniel A. Wolf   Favorable 
S.2011  An Act relative to trigeminal neuralgia awareness month  Robert L. Hedlund   Favorable 
S.1720  An Act to accelerate innovation and entrepreneurship by partnering world-class innovators with state agencies  Karen E. Spilka   Favorable 
S.2133  An Act authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land in the town of Shrewsbury  Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight   Redraft 
H.3939  An Act authorizing the sale of property in Framingham  Chris Walsh   Favorable with Changes 
H.2829  An Act providing a correction with regard to the transfer of land to the town of Middleton  Theodore C. Speliotis
Bradley H. Jones, Jr.  
Favorable 
H.3560  An Act authorizing the commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land in the city of Marlborough   Danielle W. Gregoire   Favorable with Changes 
H.2835  An Act authorizing the lease of a certain parcel of land to the town of Milton  Walter F. Timilty   Favorable 
H.3938  An Act relating to the conveyance of certain land to the Foxborough housing authority  F. Jay Barrows   Favorable 
S.1626  Resolve relative to Southern Middlesex County  Kenneth J. Donnelly   Favorable 
S.1660  An Act authorizing the conveyance of a certain parcel of land in the city of Holyoke  Donald F. Humason, Jr.   Favorable 
S.1646  An Act authorizing the conveyance of a certain parcel of land in the city of Boston to the Church of the Nazarene Friends of the Humbles and the Greater Boston Nazarene Compassionate Center  Linda Dorcena Forry   Favorable with Changes 
S.2219  An Act authorizing the department of capital asset management and maintenance to lease certain land in the town of Hull to The Friends of the Paragon Carousel, Inc  Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight   Redraft 
H.4102  state administration  Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight   Study 
H.4  An Act reconciling inconsistent statutory audit schedules  Suzanne Bump   Favorable with Changes 
H.7  An Act improving the internal controls within state agencies  Suzanne Bump   Favorable 
H.2719  An Act relative to the indemnity and insurance responsibility on certain public construction projects  Thomas J. Calter   Favorable 
H.10  An Act relative to Chapter 30B  Inspector General   Favorable 
H.2727  An Act An act reducing filing fees for certain small business  Josh S. Cutler   Favorable 
H.2726  An Act relative to state contracting  Claire D. Cronin   Favorable 
H.2730  An Act relative to government publications  Daniel M. Donahue   Favorable 
H.2732  An Act relative to the electronic filing of and public access to statements of financial interests  Carolyn C. Dykema   Favorable 
H.2735  An Act relative to the definition of fraud in public construction bid laws  Ann-Margaret Ferrante   Favorable 
H.2736  An Act establishing the Executive Office of Food Resources and Security  Ann-Margaret Ferrante   Favorable 
H.2743  An Act to support transportation demand management  Sean Garballey   Favorable 
H.2797  An Act to modernize trade name registration  David M. Nangle   Favorable 
H.2750  An Act RELATIVE TO NONDISCRIMINATION  Paul R. Heroux   Favorable 
H.2808  An Act relative to default insurance programs for certain public construction projects  John H. Rogers   Favorable 
H.2803  An Act to amend Chapter 622 of the Acts of 1989  Alice Hanlon Peisch   Favorable 
H.2809  An Act to protect tropical forests by restricting state purchases of certain wood products  Byron Rushing   Favorable 
H.2811  An Act An act establishing an office of access and opportunity  Byron Rushing   Favorable 
H.2810  Resolve providing for the creation of a special commission relative to the seal and motto of the Commonwealth  Byron Rushing   Favorable 
H.2812  An act establishing a special secretary to reduce and prevent homelessness and increase economic mobility  Byron Rushing   Favorable 
H.2813  An act establishing the Massachusetts law revision commission  Byron Rushing   Favorable 
H.2817  An Act to promote cost savings through the use of public water  Tom Sannicandro   Favorable 
H.2814  An act relative to the disclosure of participation in the slave trade in the commonwealth  Byron Rushing   Favorable 
H.2818  An Act making amendments to the Massachusetts Business Corporation Act  Angelo M. Scaccia   Favorable 
H.2823  An Act relative to landscape sprinkler systems  Paul A. Schmid, III   Favorable 
H.2819  An Act relative to a business entity  Angelo M. Scaccia   Favorable 
H.2826  An Act exempting owners from providing an indemnity for certain lost or stolen registered bonds  Frank I. Smizik   Favorable 
H.4226  An Act to modernize municipal finance and government   Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight   Redraft 
H.2840  An Act providing for transfers of land in Westfield  John C. Velis   Favorable 
H.2845  An Act relative to the distribution of the conflict of interest law  Chris Walsh   Favorable 
H.2843  An Act relative to the State Building Code  David T. Vieira
Chris Walsh  
Favorable 
H.3516  An Act establishing a commission on the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution  Nick Collins   Favorable 
H.3520  An Act relative to state grants targeting minority communities  Carlos Gonzalez   Favorable 
H.3966  An Act relative to certain land in the town of Plymouth  Mathew Muratore   Favorable 
H.3302  An Act relative to reducing outsourcing  John V. Fernandes   Favorable 
H.2767  An Act relative to online posting of CMR’s  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.   Favorable 
H.2794  An Act relative to restricted vital records  Michael J. Moran   Favorable 
S.1701  An Act authorizing the transfer of a parcel of land in the city of Taunton  Marc R. Pacheco   Favorable with Changes 
H.2837  An Act authorizing the Commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey certain land containing the Salem Superior Courthouse and County Commissioners Building to the Salem Redevelopment Authority  Paul Tucker   Favorable 
S.1722  An Act providing for alternative delivery of infrastructure projects  Bruce E. Tarr   Favorable 
S.1649  An Act to facilitate disposition of surplus property for the development of affordable and workforce housing  Linda Dorcena Forry   Favorable 
S.1650  An Act relative to the fair participation of minority and women-owned businesses on public construction projects  Linda Dorcena Forry   Favorable 
S.1679  An Act facilitating the transfer of property in the town of Tewksbury  Barbara L'Italien   Favorable 
S.1692  An Act designating a certain state facility in the city of New Bedford as the New Bedford marine commerce terminal  Mark C. Montigny   Favorable 
S.1617  An Act relative to equity in public contracting in honor of Bruce C. Bolling  Sonia Chang-Diaz   Favorable 
S.1618  An Act relative to jobs, workforce development, and main street fairness  Sonia Chang-Diaz   Favorable 
S.1619  An Act making technical corrections to the state trademarks act  Cynthia S. Creem   Favorable 
S.1620  An Act relative to IT procurement and management in the Commonwealth  Cynthia S. Creem   Favorable 
S.1621  An Act modernizing procedures for boards and commissions  Cynthia S. Creem   Favorable 
S.1623  An Act relative to nondiscrimination  Sal N. DiDomenico   Favorable 
S.1627  An Act upholding bidding integrity in the Commonwealth  Kenneth J. Donnelly   Favorable 
S.1632  An Act promoting the use of total energy impact analysis  James B. Eldridge   Favorable 
S.1634  An Act establishing a legislative fiscal office  James B. Eldridge   Favorable 
S.1636  An Act to establish a municipal record preservation commission  James B. Eldridge   Favorable 
S.1639  An Act authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land in the town of Sutton to Tim and Tammy Mahoney  Ryan C. Fattman   Favorable 
S.1648  An Act to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies  Linda Dorcena Forry   Favorable 
S.1651  An Act relative to local impacts of enacted legislation  Anne M. Gobi   Favorable 
S.1664  An Act requiring the disclosure of public funding  Patricia D. Jehlen   Favorable 
S.1675  An Act establishing a special commission to identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state agencies, programs, and services  Jason M. Lewis   Favorable 
S.1681  An Act relative to increasing transparency in public construction  Thomas M. McGee   Favorable 
S.1686  An Act relative to equitable pay at quasi-public agencies  Mark C. Montigny   Favorable 
S.1689  An Act to sell naming rights to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and other properties operated by the MCCA  Mark C. Montigny   Favorable 
S.1690  An Act for a mixed use redevelopment of state pier to enhance economic development of the New Bedford waterfront and downtown  Mark C. Montigny   Favorable 
S.1694  An Act relative to the definition of fraud in public construction bid laws  Michael O. Moore   Favorable 
S.1691  An Act to further expand Bristol Community College in downtown New Bedford  Mark C. Montigny   Favorable 
S.1699  An Act relative to the environment and public health  Kathleen O'Connor Ives   Favorable 
S.1703  An Act to debar employers who violate federal immigration laws from contracting with the Commonwealth  Marc R. Pacheco   Favorable 
S.1705  An Act relative to life cycle costs for public construction  Marc R. Pacheco   Favorable 
S.1710  An Act to eliminate contingency fee auditors  Michael J. Rodrigues   Favorable 
S.1721  An Act relative to structural steel  Bruce E. Tarr   Favorable 
S.1729  An Act requiring fiscal responsibility  Bruce E. Tarr   Favorable 
S.1734  An Act relative to employee settlements  Bruce E. Tarr   Favorable 
S.2117  An Act pertaining to the town of Bellingham and water main easement  Ryan C. Fattman   Favorable 
H.2774  An Act to exempt the deliberation of public bodies at town meeting from the open meeting law  Peter V. Kocot   Favorable 
H.4075  An Act designating a monument in the city of Fall River as the official Gold Star Families Memorial Monument of the commonwealth  Alan Silvia   Favorable 
H.4074  An Act relative to the annual observance of Massachusetts Women’s Defense Corps Remembrance Day  Linda Dean Campbell
Paul Tucker  
Favorable 
S.2181  An Act establishing Peace Day in the Commonwealth  John F. Keenan   Favorable 
H.4220  An Act authorizing the Commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey an easement over a certain parcel of land in the town of Dracut  Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight   Redraft 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.3521  An Act to convey a certain parcel of land in the town of Chesterfield  Stephen Kulik    5/18/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.3889  An Act creating the state guarantee fund for default on public construction surety bond payments  Gailanne M. Cariddi    4/7/2016  Scheduled For 1/20/2016 1:00:00 AM  
H.4251  An Act to designate Billerica Massachusetts as the Yankee Doodle Town  Marc T. Lombardo 
Kenneth J. Donnelly  
4/29/2016   
S.2169  An Act relative to the establishment of a Massachusetts municipal lobbying policy  Michael D. Brady    3/7/2016  Scheduled For 3/15/2016 2:00:00 PM  
H.4151  An Act authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land to the town of Palmer for conservation purposes  Todd M. Smola    3/31/2016  Scheduled For 4/26/2016 11:00:00 AM  
H.4131  An Act relative to Belchertown  Thomas M. Petrolati 
Eric P. Lesser  
3/28/2016  Scheduled For 4/26/2016 11:00:00 AM  
H.4101  An Act authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to grant easements  Paul J. Donato 
Sal N. DiDomenico  
3/18/2016  Scheduled For 3/29/2016 1:00:00 PM  
H.4130  An Act authorizing the Commonwealth to acquire certain land in the city of Marlborough  Danielle W. Gregoire    3/28/2016  Scheduled For 4/26/2016 11:00:00 AM