Joint Committee onTourism, Arts and Cultural Development

Committee Contact Info

Senate Information
Room 309
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1291
House Information
Room 195
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2015
It shall be the duty of the committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development to consider all matters concerning tourism, arts and cultural development in the Commonwealth and such other matters as may be referred.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
No hearings currently scheduled
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
S.1801  An Act relating to the treatment of elephants  Robert L. Hedlund   Discharge to Another Committee 
S.1800  An Act relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal lighting plants  James B. Eldridge   Discharge to Another Committee 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
S.1803  An Act creating the official shellfish of the Commonwealth  Marc R. Pacheco    4/15/2015   
H.2930  An Act to authorize the acquisition of land, the development and construction of an underground railroad, civil rights and black heritage museum and cultural center in Springfield  Benjamin Swan    3/11/2015   
H.2931  An Act relative to the architect laureate  Chris Walsh    3/11/2015   
H.2927  An Act to create the position of poet laureate for the commonwealth of Massachusetts  Sarah K. Peake 
Denise Provost  
S.1916  An Act establishing the Culture & Company Investment Corporation Law-“CCIC’s Law"  Bruce E. Tarr    5/4/2015   
H.2932  An Act establishing a disaster and emergency aid fund for Massachusetts artists  Chris Walsh    3/11/2015   
H.2933  An Act relative to resale royalties for artists  Chris Walsh    3/11/2015   
H.2922  An Act to establish a special joint committee to study the Olympic Games in the Commonwealth  Paul K. Frost    3/11/2015   
H.2924  An Act relative to the Connecticut River rowing facility  Peter V. Kocot    3/11/2015   
H.3535  An Act relative to funding public libraries and the C.O.M.M. fire district  Brian R. Mannal    5/18/2015   
H.2921  An Act establishing a design certification program for cultural facilities and programming  Ann-Margaret Ferrante    3/11/2015   
H.2923  An Act to expand membership opportunities in local cultural councils  Kenneth I. Gordon    3/11/2015   
H.2925  An Act promoting transparency and accountability for hosting the 2024 summer games  Michael J. Moran 
Aaron Michlewitz  
S.1804  An Act relative to tourism collaboration  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015   
H.2929  An Act to establish a special commission to consider an appropriate tribute to Nelson Mandela in the City of Boston  Byron Rushing    3/11/2015   
S.1802  An Act to create the position of musician laureate for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts  Robert L. Hedlund    4/15/2015   
H.2926  An Act to Enhance Tourism at the State House  Keiko M. Orrall    3/11/2015   
H.2928  Resolve establishing a commission to study art in public spaces  Sarah K. Peake    3/11/2015