Joint Committee onTransportation

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Room 109C
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1350
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Room 134
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2400
It shall be the duty of the committee on Transportation to consider all matters concerning the development, operation, regulation and control of all means of transportation in the air, on land or in the water, the imposition of tolls on tunnels or bridges and such other matters as may be referred.
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Mar 20 2015 11:30 AM Chapter 90

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Completed A-1
Mar 30 2015 1:30 PM Joint Committee on Transportation (no topics published)   Completed B-2
Mar 31 2015 11:00 AM Joint Committee on Transportation (no topics published)   Completed A-1
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.2975  An Act concerning the conversion of private ways to public ways  Daniel M. Donahue    3/11/2015   
H.3079  An Act to eliminate the tolls on the Massachusetts Turnpike  Tom Sannicandro    3/11/2015   
H.3080  An Act establishing the commuter rail patrons bill of rights  Tom Sannicandro    3/11/2015   
H.2991  An Act relative to distinctive registration plates  John V. Fernandes    3/11/2015   
H.2963  An Act establishing distinctive registration motor vehicle plates for Massachusetts Fallen Heroes  Nick Collins    3/11/2015   
H.3035  An Act relative to speed limits in historic districts  Timothy R. Madden    3/11/2015   
H.3036  An Act relative to drivers education in public high schools  Timothy R. Madden    3/11/2015   
H.3051  An Act relative to military license plates  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.2956  An Act relative to antique boats, automobiles and motorcycles  Thomas J. Calter    3/11/2015   
H.3052  An Act protecting Massachusetts drivers  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3053  An Act relative to Massachusetts drivers license information  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.2993  An Act relative to veteran registration plates  Gloria L. Fox 
Michael F. Rush  
3/11/2015   
H.3029  An Act relative to establishing speed limits on certain local roads  Stephen Kulik    3/11/2015   
H.3083  An Act designating a certain bridge in the city of Boston as the PFC Alvin Richard Gale memorial bridge  Angelo M. Scaccia    3/11/2015   
H.3030  An Act relative to agricultural operations  Stephen Kulik    3/11/2015   
H.2976  An Act concerning the safety of school children embarking and disembarking school buses  Paul J. Donato 
Bruce E. Tarr  
3/11/2015   
H.3071  An Act relative to crosswalk markings  David M. Rogers    3/11/2015   
H.2996  An Act relative to motorcycle inspections  William C. Galvin    3/11/2015   
H.3046  An Act to establish public memorials  Paul McMurtry    3/11/2015   
H.3123  An Act relative to motorist safety from commercial vehicles  Timothy R. Whelan    3/11/2015   
H.2998  An Act designating a certain section of State Highway Route 2 in the city of Cambridge and town of Arlington as the James M. Gavin Memorial Highway  Sean Garballey    3/11/2015   
H.2969  An Act relative to electric vehicles in high occupancy lanes  Josh S. Cutler    3/11/2015   
H.2970  An Act relative to the high occupancy vehicle lane  Josh S. Cutler    3/11/2015   
H.3010  An Act relative to commercial vehicle registration  Paul R. Heroux    3/11/2015   
H.3086  An Act to preserve historic markers  Todd M. Smola    3/11/2015   
H.3087  An Act to authorize firefighter motorcycle license plates  Todd M. Smola    3/11/2015   
H.3008  An Act relative to the Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee  Jonathan Hecht    3/11/2015   
H.3009  An Act to regulate license plate tracking  Jonathan Hecht    3/11/2015   
H.3110  An Act relative to tolls on the Tobin/Mystic River Bridge and Sumner Tunnel  RoseLee Vincent    3/11/2015   
H.3111  An Act relative to the tolls at the Sumner Tunnel  RoseLee Vincent    3/11/2015   
H.3112  An Act exempting certain elderly persons from paying tolls  RoseLee Vincent    3/11/2015   
H.3113  An Act relative to tolls on the Tobin/Mystic River Bridge  RoseLee Vincent    3/11/2015   
H.3031  An Act relative to signs on the Massachusetts Turnpike  David Paul Linsky    3/11/2015   
H.3107  An Act to establish a joint legislative commission to investigate and study the performances and practices of the Registry of Motor Vehicles  John C. Velis    3/11/2015   
H.2978  An Act establishing a special commission to identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of type II noise barrier implementation plan  James J. Dwyer    3/11/2015   
H.2980  An Act relative to community works programs  James J. Dwyer    3/11/2015   
H.3064  An Act prohibiting cell phone use in school zones  Elizabeth A. Poirier    3/11/2015   
H.3038  An Act relative to speed limits  Elizabeth A. Malia    3/11/2015   
H.3074  An Act relative to the used vehicle record book  John H. Rogers    3/11/2015   
H.3103  An Act to establish a democracy fund  Benjamin Swan    3/11/2015   
H.3104  An Act to establish driver education and training reform  Benjamin Swan    3/11/2015   
H.2966  An Act relative to the collection of mobility study data conducted in connection with construction projects funded by MassDOT  Edward F. Coppinger    3/11/2015   
H.2967  An Act relative to noncriminal disposition of parking violations  Edward F. Coppinger    3/11/2015   
H.2968  An Act relative to school zones  Edward F. Coppinger    3/11/2015   
H.2988  An Act relative to the elimination of an annual fee by veterans for distinctive license plates  John V. Fernandes    3/11/2015   
H.2989  An Act relative to lawful presence  John V. Fernandes    3/11/2015   
H.2990  An Act relative to motor vehicle registration  John V. Fernandes    3/11/2015   
H.3061  An Act relative to online driver education  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/11/2015   
H.3045  An Act establishing an emergency responder yellow dot program  Joseph D. McKenna    3/11/2015   
H.2973  An Act relative to the clarification for the definition, testing regulations, and enforcement of motorcycle sound emissions  Angelo L. D'Emilia    3/11/2015   
H.3063  An Act establishing a commuter tolling program for transit over the turnpike  William Smitty Pignatelli    3/11/2015   
H.3109  An Act relative to Massachusetts Civil Air Patrol vehicles and trailers  David T. Vieira    3/11/2015   
H.3021  An Act Relative to the Ride Service of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority  Louis L. Kafka    3/11/2015   
H.3085  An Act Promoting Electric Vehicle Adoption  Frank I. Smizik 
Jonathan Hecht  
3/11/2015   
H.3067  An Act relative to safe driving in school speed zones  Denise Provost    3/11/2015   
H.3100  An Act directing the board of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to assess the current status of the Commonwealth's transportation system  William M. Straus    3/11/2015   
H.3048  An Act concening tunnel safety  Aaron Michlewitz    3/11/2015   
H.3022  An Act relative to the display of motor vehicle number plates  Louis L. Kafka    3/11/2015   
H.3077  An Act relative to the requirements for distinctive registration plates  Jeffrey N. Roy    3/11/2015   
H.3016  An Act promoting children safety  Steven S. Howitt    3/11/2015   
H.2994  An Act entitling residents west of 128 to discounted access to the Massachusetts Turnpike  Paul K. Frost    3/11/2015   
H.3023  An Act relative to bridge maintenance transparency and accountability  Louis L. Kafka    3/11/2015   
H.2955  An Act to allow oral examinations for learning permits  Antonio F. D. Cabral    3/11/2015   
H.3060  An Act to establish regional transit authority enterprise fund  Sarah K. Peake 
Harriette L. Chandler  
3/11/2015   
H.3095  An Act concerning the safety of school children embarking and disembarking school buses  William M. Straus    3/11/2015   
H.3315  An Act requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving  William M. Straus    3/27/2015   
H.3034  An Act relative to motorcycle helmet choice  Marc T. Lombardo    3/11/2015   
H.3097  An Act relative to antique motor vehicle inspections  William M. Straus    3/11/2015   
H.3120  An Act relative to suspension for medical reasons  Chris Walsh    3/11/2015   
H.3122  An Act to amend Section 20, Chapter 8M of the General Laws relative to use of mobile telephone, hands free mobile electronic device by junior operators  Chris Walsh    3/11/2015   
H.3121  An Act to amend Section 20, Chapter 90 of the General Laws relative to penalties and punishments for junior operators  Chris Walsh    3/11/2015   
H.3088  An Act establishing a special commission to identify, preserve and commemorate historic roadways in Massachusetts  Todd M. Smola    3/11/2015   
H.3017  An Act relative to distinctive registration plates for firefighters  Steven S. Howitt    3/11/2015   
H.3065  An Act regulating rental car companies  Elizabeth A. Poirier    3/11/2015   
H.3072  An Act protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes  David M. Rogers    3/11/2015   
H.3073  An Act to protect vulnerable road users  David M. Rogers    3/11/2015   
H.3026  An Act relative to improving passenger rail service between Springfield and Boston  Peter V. Kocot    3/11/2015   
H.3050  An Act relative to private sale requirements for used vehicles  David K. Muradian, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.2939  An Act allowing cities and towns the authority to issue temporary parking identification placards to the temporarily disabled  Bruce J. Ayers    3/11/2015   
H.2940  An Act relative to increasing the fine for handicap parking violations for city/town implementation and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act  Bruce J. Ayers    3/11/2015   
H.2971  An Act to decrease the Veterans’ Plate fee  Josh S. Cutler    3/11/2015   
H.3043  An Act An act relative to expired licenses  Christopher M. Markey    3/11/2015   
H.3068  An Act relative to safe driving  Denise Provost    3/11/2015   
H.3069  An Act authorizing the establishment of recreational safety zones  Denise Provost    3/11/2015   
H.2992  An Act establishing an auction or online transfer for low number registration plates in the registry of motor vehicles  Ann-Margaret Ferrante    3/11/2015   
H.3312  An Act requiring driver’s license suspension for persons convicted of possessing a controlled substance in an automobile with a minor present  Carlos Gonzalez    3/27/2015   
H.3004  An Act to prevent jaywalking  Colleen M. Garry    3/11/2015   
H.3005  An Act to ensure pedestrian safety on traffic islands  Colleen M. Garry    3/11/2015   
H.2982  An Act relative to school bus safety  Carolyn C. Dykema    3/11/2015   
H.2941  An Act relative to the soundproofing program facilitated by the Massachusetts Port Authority  Bruce J. Ayers    3/11/2015   
H.2942  An Act to regulate the training and supervision of snowmobiles  Bruce J. Ayers    3/11/2015   
H.2943  An Act directing certain payments to cities and towns by the Massport authority  Bruce J. Ayers    3/11/2015   
H.2944  An Act relative to public safety at the Furnace Brook Parkway in the city of Quincy  Bruce J. Ayers    3/11/2015   
H.2972  An Act to provide young drivers with more practical driving experience  Josh S. Cutler    3/11/2015   
H.2945  An Act further regulating junior operator licenses  Bruce J. Ayers    3/11/2015   
H.3084  An Act to reduce the fee for motor vehicle veteran registration plates  Paul A. Schmid, III    3/11/2015   
H.2946  An Act relative to increasing the fines and penalties for texting and driving  Bruce J. Ayers    3/11/2015   
H.2947  An Act relative to providing improved access to taxicabs for persons with disabilities  Bruce J. Ayers    3/11/2015   
H.3047  An Act relative to access to Registry of Motor Vehicle information  Paul McMurtry    3/11/2015   
H.3054  An Act relative to the move over law  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3032  An Act to clarify penalties for violations occurring while driving with a hardship license  David Paul Linsky    3/11/2015   
H.2999  An Act establishing a payroll tax to increase funding of mass transportation and establishing a transportation finance advisory board  Sean Garballey    3/11/2015   
H.2960  An Act providing for a Legion of Merit license plate  James M. Cantwell    3/11/2015   
H.3019  An Act relative to the protection of pedestrians and cyclists  Daniel J. Hunt    3/11/2015   
H.2981  An Act relative to special regulations for vehicle specific checkpoints  Carolyn C. Dykema    3/11/2015   
H.3066  An Act relative to lights for ambulances, fire apparatus and law enforcement vehicles  Elizabeth A. Poirier 
Richard J. Ross  
3/11/2015   
H.3027  An Act relative to motorist safety from commercial vehicles  Peter V. Kocot    3/11/2015   
H.2961  An Act designating Marshfield the home of Senator Daniel Webster and Governor Edward Winslow  James M. Cantwell    3/11/2015   
H.3093  An Act relative to expanding the fee exemption for renewing a license to carry to include veterans  Theodore C. Speliotis    3/11/2015   
H.2962  An Act relative to the access of computer terminals by private detectives licensed by the Department of State Police  James M. Cantwell    3/11/2015   
H.3000  An Act providing for an analysis of route 60 in the town of Arlington  Sean Garballey    3/11/2015   
H.3091  An Act to further regulate motorcycle exhaust sound levels  Theodore C. Speliotis    3/11/2015   
H.3092  An Act allowing free of charge service branch designation license plates for disabled veterans  Theodore C. Speliotis    3/11/2015   
H.3114  An Act relative to student driver safety  RoseLee Vincent    3/11/2015   
H.3056  An Act Regarding Right of Way Violations  Keiko M. Orrall    3/11/2015   
H.3028  An Act relative to membership in regional transit authorities  Stephen Kulik    3/11/2015   
H.3124  An Act relative to the expiration of a nonresident enrolled student license  Donald H. Wong    3/11/2015   
H.3039  An Act relative to motor vehicle license suspension  Elizabeth A. Malia    3/11/2015   
H.2937  An Act relative to the Lance Corporal Andrew J. Zabierek Memorial Bridge in the town of Chelmsford  James Arciero    3/11/2015   
H.2983  An Act Relative to the Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee  Lori A. Ehrlich    3/11/2015   
H.2935  An Act relative to junior operator’s licenses  James Arciero    3/11/2015   
H.2979  An Act exempting Veterans from the standard registration fee for Veterans license plates  James J. Dwyer    3/11/2015   
H.3044  An Act relative to licensing and operating requirements of automobile inspection stations  Christopher M. Markey    3/11/2015   
H.3049  An Act exempting certain school buses from MassDOT toll collection  Michael J. Moran    3/11/2015   
H.2987  An Act relative to the Registry of Motor Vehicles fees  Kimberly N. Ferguson    3/11/2015   
H.3020  An Act relative to a pay per stop T commission  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/11/2015   
H.3001  An Act to establish the speed limit for US Route 3  Sean Garballey    3/11/2015   
H.3125  An Act relative to student visas and drivers licenses  Donald H. Wong    3/11/2015   
H.3024  An Act relative to implementing the Massachusetts yellow dot program  Louis L. Kafka    3/11/2015   
H.2984  An Act to explore alternative funding sources to ensure safe and reliable transportation  Tricia Farley-Bouvier    3/11/2015   
H.2985  An Act relative to safe driving  Tricia Farley-Bouvier 
Patricia D. Jehlen  
3/11/2015   
H.2948  An Act relative to amending the Junior Operator Law  Jennifer E. Benson    3/11/2015   
H.2974  An Act to ensure benefits through enhanced Selective Service registration  Geoff Diehl    3/11/2015   
H.3037  An Act to reuse surplus rail assets  John J. Mahoney 
Thomas M. McGee  
3/11/2015   
H.3062  An Act regulating the posting of speed limits  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/11/2015   
H.2997  An Act relative to low digit number plates on leased vehicles  William C. Galvin    3/11/2015   
H.3316  An Act supporting recycling across the Commonwealth  Aaron Vega    3/27/2015   
H.3076  An Act authorizing the Department of Highways to acquire a certain dam in the town of Norwood  John H. Rogers    3/11/2015   
H.3081  An Act relative to motorcycle and bicycle safety with malfunctioning traffic signals not detecting motorcycles or bicycles  Tom Sannicandro    3/11/2015   
H.3082  An Act relative to funeral processions  Tom Sannicandro    3/11/2015   
H.2949  An Act relative to emergency vehicles  Nicholas A. Boldyga    3/11/2015   
H.2995  An Act ensuring turnpike tolls come down  Paul K. Frost    3/11/2015   
H.3098  An Act to establish an office of maritime planning and policy development  William M. Straus    3/11/2015   
H.3070  An Act relative to speed limits  Denise Provost 
Jay D. Livingstone  
3/11/2015   
H.3014  An Act concerning the safety of school children embarking and disembarking school buses  Kevin G. Honan    3/11/2015   
H.3006  An Act related to the enhancement of public safety to children in the vicinity of an attractive nuisance, a motor vehicle with the purpose of selling frozen desserts  Colleen M. Garry    3/11/2015   
H.3057  An Act increasing access to medical care for veterans  Jerald A. Parisella    3/11/2015   
H.3078  An Act relative to responsible drivers  Jeffrey N. Roy    3/11/2015   
H.3015  An Act simplifying the acceptance of ways  Kevin G. Honan    3/11/2015   
H.2957  An Act relative to the maintenance of private roads, bridges and amenities in municipalities  Thomas J. Calter    3/11/2015   
H.3007  An Act to rename a portion of Route 3 North  Kenneth I. Gordon    3/11/2015   
H.3311  An Act providing for a study to be conducted on the cost feasibility of implementing a ferry service to Long Island in Boston Harbor  Bruce J. Ayers    3/27/2015   
H.2950  An Act relative to pedestrian public safety  Michael D. Brady    3/11/2015   
H.3058  An Act requiring an actuarial study of the MBTA retirement fund  Jerald A. Parisella    3/11/2015   
H.2953  An Act creating the Massachusetts Rail Transit Fund  Antonio F. D. Cabral    3/11/2015   
H.3002  An Act establishing a more equitable public transit fare structure  Sean Garballey    3/11/2015   
H.3059  An Act relative to Route 128 interchange improvements  Jerald A. Parisella    3/11/2015   
H.3040  An Act providing for a distinctive registration plate for firefighters  Paul W. Mark    3/11/2015   
H.3041  An Act establishing mileage based numbering for exits along interstate highways  Paul W. Mark    3/11/2015   
H.2977  An Act relative to autonomous vehicles  Peter J. Durant    3/11/2015   
H.3096  An Act relative to carriers of property by motor vehicle  William M. Straus    3/11/2015   
H.2951  An Act relative to split-screen technology  Paul Brodeur    3/11/2015   
H.3089  An Act relative to the use of liquid calcium chloride on state highways  Todd M. Smola    3/11/2015   
H.3090  An Act relative to the use of headlights on motor vehicles  Todd M. Smola    3/11/2015   
H.3314  An Act relative to fees for veterans plates  Todd M. Smola    3/27/2015   
H.3099  An Act relative to a license plate replacement program  William M. Straus    3/11/2015   
H.2954  An Act relative to commercial driver licensing  Antonio F. D. Cabral    3/11/2015   
H.3075  An Act requiring MassDOT to provide notice and mitigation if MassDOT removes trees  John H. Rogers    3/11/2015   
H.3018  An Act relative to historic route designations  Steven S. Howitt    3/11/2015   
H.3012  An Act relative to aviation preservation restrictions  Kate Hogan    3/11/2015   
H.3013  An Act relative to the Massachusetts Aeronautics Division  Kate Hogan    3/11/2015   
H.2986  An Act relative to parking systems  Robert F. Fennell    3/11/2015   
H.3011  An Act Relative to Motorcycle Safety  Bradford R. Hill 
Bruce E. Tarr  
3/11/2015   
H.3094  An Act relative to accessibility determination for ‘THE RIDE’ Program  Theodore C. Speliotis    3/11/2015   
H.2938  An Act relative to trailer registration for Massachusetts youth organizations  James Arciero    3/11/2015   
H.2936  An Act relative to non-existent lien holder of motor vehicles  James Arciero    3/11/2015   
H.3105  An Act relative to the use of the Neponset Valley Parkway in the town of Milton  Walter F. Timilty    3/11/2015   
H.3025  An Act establishing an taskforce on the transportation of elders, veterans, and those with disabilities  Louis L. Kafka    3/11/2015   
H.2934  An Act relative to fees for veteran and National Guard registration plates  James Arciero    3/11/2015   
H.3106  An Act relative to charitable donation of automobiles  Walter F. Timilty    3/11/2015   
H.3313  An Act relative to motorcycle parking  Shaunna L. O'Connell 
Joan B. Lovely  
3/27/2015   
H.3115  An Act relative to the sustainability of the trucking industry  Joseph F. Wagner    3/11/2015   
H.3116  An Act relative to truck inspections  Joseph F. Wagner    3/11/2015   
H.3117  An Act relative to certain properties in the Commonwealth  Joseph F. Wagner    3/11/2015   
H.3033  An Act protecting motorists and emergency personnel  David Paul Linsky    3/11/2015   
H.3042  An Act relative to surchargeable incidents  Paul W. Mark    3/11/2015   
H.2964  An Act establishing a commission on police jurisdiction on Massachusetts Port Authority properties  Nick Collins    3/11/2015   
H.3118  An Act relative to the creation of a motor carrier advisory council  Joseph F. Wagner    3/11/2015   
H.3101  An Act clarifying the definition of commercial motor vehicles  William M. Straus 
Steven S. Howitt  
3/11/2015   
H.3119  An Act requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving  Joseph F. Wagner    3/11/2015   
H.3102  An Act relative to automatic license plate readers  William M. Straus    3/11/2015   
H.2958  An Act concerning the safety of school children embarking and disembarking school buses  Linda Dean Campbell    3/11/2015   
H.2952  An Act to waive motor vehicle registration fees on a primary passenger vehicle for disabled veterans  Paul Brodeur    3/11/2015   
H.3108  An Act An act exempting veterans from paying tolls  John C. Velis    3/11/2015   
H.2965  An Act establishing a special commission on transportation in the city of Boston  Nick Collins 
Linda Dorcena Forry  
3/11/2015   
H.3055  An Act relative to license requirements  Shaunna L. O'Connell 
Robert L. Hedlund  
3/11/2015   
H.3003  An Act relative to contract assistance for Central Artery debt of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority  Sean Garballey 
Christine P. Barber  
3/11/2015   
H.11  An Act relative to disabled persons’ parking placards      3/10/2015   
H.23  An Act relative to motor vehicles and aircraft      3/10/2015   
H.15  An Act relative to the MassDOT internal special audit unit      3/10/2015   
H.3201  An Act authorizing the city of New Bedford to establish senior citizen safety zones  Robert M. Koczera    3/30/2015   
H.2959  Resolve relative to construction on Route 3  James M. Cantwell    3/11/2015