Joint Committee onRules

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Senate Information
Room 312-C
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1440
House Information
Room 166
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2692
It shall be the duty of the committees on Rules to establish and recommend policy procedures for the General Court; to consider all orders, resolutions and petitions referred thereto relating to recess studies, rules changes, etc.; and to consider such other matters as may be referred thereto or that the committees deem necessary for the expeditious actions of the General Court.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
No hearings currently scheduled
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
S.37  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Christine Chrzanowski, an employee of the Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital  Harriette L. Chandler   Suspend Rules 
S.41  An Act clarifying municipal authority regarding cash sureties  Harriette L. Chandler   Suspend Rules 
S.953  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Margaret Carey, an employee of the Department of Public Health  John F. Keenan   Suspend Rules 
  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Denise Dellagrotte, an employee of the Trial Court  Bruce E. Tarr   Suspend Rules 
  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for James DiMarino, an employee of the Sex Offender Registry Board  Bruce E. Tarr   Suspend Rules 
S.43  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Barbara Jean Daniels, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  James E. Timilty   Suspend Rules 
S.42  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Marlo Carter, an employee of the Department of Correction  Thomas P. Kennedy   Suspend Rules 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.2706  An Act establishing a special commission to study the legislative process  Diana DiZoglio    3/11/2015   
H.2703  An Act relative to the conduct of legislative committees  James Arciero    3/11/2015   
H.2705  An Act relative to local impacts of enacted legislation  James M. Cantwell    3/11/2015   
H.2704  An Act relative to the early resolution of local aid  James Arciero    3/11/2015   
  An Act relative to hardship licenses for first time offenders  Bruce E. Tarr    3/5/2015   
  An Act relative to standards for protective headgear for operators or passengers on motorcycles  Anne M. Gobi    3/5/2015   
  An Act relative to adult motorcycle helmet choice  Brian A. Joyce    3/5/2015   
  An Act relative to wire-tapping in the Commonwealth  Brian A. Joyce    3/5/2015   
  An Act relative to the creation of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Finance Control Board  Bruce E. Tarr    3/5/2015   
  An Act relative to motor vehicle homicide sentencing  Brian A. Joyce    3/5/2015   
  An Act requiring informed consent to the use of dental amalgam which contains mercury in dental procedures  Brian A. Joyce    3/5/2015   
  An Act relative to traffic enforcement cameras  Kenneth J. Donnelly    3/5/2015   
  An Act relative to trigeminal neuralgia awareness month  Robert L. Hedlund    3/5/2015   
  An Act relative to the addresses of time-share owners  Jennifer L. Flanagan    3/16/2015   
  An Act authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land in the town of Shrewsbury  Michael O. Moore    3/16/2015   
  An Act to provide for appropriations by a city or town for a trust fund to provide for future liabilities of health insurance for retirees of such cities or towns  Bruce E. Tarr    3/19/2015   
  An Act allowing additional compensation of a certified governmental accountant as determined by the Massachusetts Municipal Auditors' and Accounts' Association, Inc  Bruce E. Tarr    3/19/2015   
  An Act relative to employment contracts for town accountants and city auditors  Bruce E. Tarr    3/19/2015   
  An Act allowing police officers to take into protective custody minors who have consumed alcohol  Bruce E. Tarr    3/19/2015   
  An Act relative to bus driver testing and requirements  Anne M. Gobi    3/31/2015   
  An Act requiring medical exams for certain school bus drivers  Anne M. Gobi    4/1/2015   
  An Act relative to group insurance costs for certain public retirees  James E. Timilty    4/2/2015   
  An Act to ensure due process in mental health facilities  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015   
  An Act to protect children from excessive force  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015   
  An Act to reduce conflict-of-interest in child abuse investigations  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015   
  An Act reforming the judicial system  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015   
  An Act designating a certain bridge as the George Allaire Memorial Bridge  Daniel A. Wolf    4/16/2015   
  An Act relating to carbon monoxide detectors in schools  Ryan C. Fattman    4/27/2015   
  An Act denying paternity rights to perpetrators of rape  Daniel A. Wolf    4/16/2015   
  An Act authorizing the board of directors of Metacomet Emergency Communications Center to accept chapter 32B of the General Laws  Richard J. Ross    4/23/2015