Joint Committee onCommunity Development and Small Businesses

Committee Contact Info

Senate Information
Room 519
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1604
House Information
Room 26
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2080
It shall be the duty of the committee on Community Development and Small Business to consider all matters concerning mercantile establishments, the establishment of economic districts and local planning commissions, urban renewal, and such other matters as may be referred.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
No hearings currently scheduled
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.140  An Act to allow certain stores and shops to open on holidays  Tackey Chan    3/10/2015   
S.118  An Act to safeguard municipal permitting  Michael J. Rodrigues    4/15/2015   
S.115  An Act to ensure responsible bond issuance in the Commonwealth  Brian A. Joyce    4/15/2015   
S.114  An Act protecting small business investments  Brian A. Joyce    4/15/2015   
H.141  An Act relative to partial payments  Tackey Chan    3/10/2015   
H.146  An Act allowing retail stores and shops to open on Thanksgiving Day  Colleen M. Garry    3/10/2015   
S.120  An Act relative to establishing senior citizen safety zones  Richard J. Ross    4/15/2015   
S.116  An Act to promote livable communities and zoning reform act  Marc R. Pacheco    4/15/2015   
S.117  An Act to promote livable communities  Marc R. Pacheco    4/15/2015   
H.148  An Act affecting the payment of rebates in retail stores  William M. Straus    3/10/2015   
H.144  An Act relative to community benefit districts  Brendan P. Crighton    3/10/2015   
H.138  An Act relative to marketing prioritized development sites  Antonio F. D. Cabral    3/10/2015   
H.3381  An Act relative to the development of a strategy supporting micro businesses in inner city communities  Carlos Gonzalez    5/18/2015   
S.111  An Act relative to creating low profit limited liability companies  Linda Dorcena Forry    4/15/2015   
H.142  An Act to address inequality, promote opportunity, and end poverty  Tackey Chan    3/10/2015   
H.147  An Act relative to industrial development finance authorities  Daniel J. Hunt    3/10/2015   
S.122  An Act promoting the planning and development of sustainable communities  Daniel A. Wolf    4/15/2015   
S.109  An Act relative to smart growth housing trust fund  Harriette L. Chandler    4/15/2015   
H.139  An Act relative to planning boards' approval of subdivision plans  James M. Cantwell    3/10/2015   
S.119  An Act improving housing opportunities and the Massachusetts economy  Michael J. Rodrigues    4/15/2015   
S.112  An Act relating to 40B density  Robert L. Hedlund    4/15/2015   
S.113  An Act relating to 40B projects built near historical housing  Robert L. Hedlund    4/15/2015   
H.145  An Act relative to bona fide business entities  Robert F. Fennell    3/10/2015   
H.3382  An Act creating a state appeal board for the purposes of serving those small business owners who feel the Board of Health or Building Department have treated them unfairly on a local level  Paul McMurtry    5/18/2015   
S.121  An Act establishing the Massachusetts capital partnership program  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015   
H.143  An Act regarding blighted properties in historic landmark districts  Nick Collins    3/10/2015