Senate Committee onRules

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Room 312-C
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Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1440
It shall be the duty of the committee on Rules to establish and recommend policy procedures for the Senate, to consider all orders and petitions referred thereto, including those related to recess studies and rules changes, to sit concurrently with the House committee on Rules, and to consider such other matters as may be referred thereto or that the committee deems necessary for the expeditious actions of the Senate.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
No hearings currently scheduled
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
H.2937  An Act relative to the Lance Corporal Andrew J. Zabierek Memorial Bridge in the town of Chelmsford  James Arciero   Place in OD 
H.3083  An Act designating a certain bridge in the city of Boston as the PFC Alvin Richard Gale Memorial Bridge  Angelo M. Scaccia   Place in OD 
S.1467  An Act relative to taxes due upon the death of active duty personnel and the elderly  Kenneth J. Donnelly   Place in OD 
H.3592  An Act designating a certain bridge in the town of Hudson as the Captain Seth R. Michaud Memorial Bridge  Kate Hogan
James B. Eldridge  
Place in OD 
H.3859  An Act authorizing the town of Manchester-by-the-Sea to employ Albert B. Beardsley as interim fire chief  Charles D. Baker   Place in OD 
H.2745  An Act designating the 2nd Sunday in June annually as Massachusetts Race Amity Day  Denise C. Garlick
Russell E. Holmes  
Place in OD 
H.3654  An Act regulating sewer betterment assessments in the Commonwealth  House Committee on Bills in the Third Reading   Place in OD 
S.2041  An Act authorizing the merger of the Annawon Council, Inc., Boy Scouts of America into the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America  Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies   Place in OD 
H.59  An Act validating the actions taken at the annual town and special state elections held in the town of Westborough  Charles D. Baker   Place in OD 
S.1952  An Act amending chapter 486 of the acts of 2014  Anne M. Gobi   Place in the OD with Recommended Amendment 
H.1853  An Act authorizing the Turners Falls Fire District to establish certain funds  Stephen Kulik   Place in OD 
S.2032  An Act to prohibit the use of mobile telephones while operating a motor vehicle  Joint Committee on Transportation   Place in the OD with Recommended Amendment 
S.469  An Act regulating the processing of lobsters  Bruce E. Tarr   Place in the OD for Specific Date 
H.1354  An Act relative to juries and the Office of the Jury Commissioner  Patricia A. Haddad   Place in the OD for Specific Date 
S.794  An Act relative to naming the Plymouth Trial Court in honor of Senate President Therese Murray  Viriato M. deMacedo   Discharge to Another Committee 
H.3777  An Act relative to the retirement benefits of the surviving beneficiary of Francis X. Noe  Theodore C. Speliotis   Discharge to Another Committee 
H.3794  An Act designating a certain overpass in the city of Fall River as the Patrolman Edward Joaquin memorial overpass  Carole A. Fiola   Place in OD 
S.1839  An Act designating a certain bridge in the city of Westfield as the All Westfield Patriots Bridge  Donald F. Humason, Jr.   Place in OD 
H.3795  An Act designating a certain bridge in the town of Barnstable as the Louis Karras memorial bridge  Timothy R. Whelan   Place in OD 
S.723  An Act relative to compliance of condominium associations  Daniel A. Wolf   Place in the OD for Specific Date 
S.1993  An Act relative to protecting against the transmission of pertussis  Joint Committee on Public Health   Place in the OD for Specific Date 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.391  An Act relative to school improvement plans  Patricia A. Haddad    6/4/2015   
H.2739  An Act designating the Massachusetts Hospital School as the Pappas Rehabilitation Hospital for Children  William C. Galvin    2/4/2016   
S.1542  An Act providing taxpayers a hearing at the Appellate Tax Board  Michael J. Rodrigues    7/1/2015   
S.79  An Act creating a special commission on behavior modification  Brian A. Joyce    1/19/2016   
S.1537  An Act to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption  Michael J. Rodrigues    7/1/2015   
S.594  An Act eliminating archaic language pertaining to individuals with disabilities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts  Patricia D. Jehlen    7/20/2015   
S.1022  An Act authorizing municipal increases in minimum wages  Daniel A. Wolf    11/23/2015   
S.1657  An Act designating the song “Roadrunner” as the official rock song of the Commonwealth  Robert L. Hedlund    10/29/2015   
S.1743  An Act relative honoring those killed in the line of duty  James E. Timilty    10/29/2015   
S.940  An Act enhancing courthouse security  James E. Timilty    10/8/2015   
H.1566  An Act relative to electronic publication of certain legal notices  Jeffrey N. Roy    6/25/2015   
S.1871  An Act designating a certain bridge in the town of Norwood as the Thomas J. Kewriga Memorial Bridge  Michael F. Rush    7/28/2015   
H.3535  An Act relative to funding public libraries and the Centerville-Osterville-Marston Mills fire district  Brian R. Mannal    2/9/2016   
S.88  An Act establishing a commission on the status of children and youth  Joan B. Lovely    1/19/2016   
H.2747  An Act declaring May as the official month of kindness  Kenneth I. Gordon    1/28/2016   
S.1056  An Act relative to solar drying of laundry  Michael J. Barrett    10/1/2015   
S.444  An Act to provide equal access to service animal trainers  Mark C. Montigny    1/25/2016   
H.2760  An Act designating a certain basketball court in the city of Boston as the Richard "Jazz" Maffie memorial basketball court  Daniel J. Hunt    1/14/2016   
H.3007  An Act designating a portion of Route 3 as the Middlesex 3 highway  Kenneth I. Gordon    10/8/2015   
S.866  An Act designating Courtroom G within the Salem District Court as the Honorable David T. Doyle Courtroom  Joan B. Lovely    10/8/2015   
SD.1545  An Act relative to eliminating sub-precinct 9A in the town of Andover  Barbara L'Italien    5/14/2015   
S.290  An Act relative to the powers and duties of a regional school district  Anne M. Gobi    7/23/2015   
S.414  An Act relative to the use of crossbows in hunting  Anne M. Gobi    1/25/2016   
S.1654  An Act regarding Huntington's Disease  Anne M. Gobi    2/4/2016   
S.1474  An Act relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives  Benjamin B. Downing    2/1/2016   
S.1674  An Act designating Moyamoya Awareness Day  Eric P. Lesser    10/29/2015   
S.1848  An Act relative to child passenger safety  Thomas P. Kennedy    1/11/2016   
H.3335  An Act designating a certain bridge in the town of Lanesborough as the Sergeant Gregory Aloysius Noonan Bridge  Gailanne M. Cariddi    11/5/2015   
H.3808  An Act designating a certain traffic island in the town of Hingham as The Frank Massa Memorial Island  Garrett J. Bradley    1/28/2016   
S.1959  An Act relative to tax abatements for deaf residents  Joint Committee on Revenue    7/2/2015   
S.2036  An Act designating a certain bridge in the town of Webster as the Webster/Dudley Public Safety Memorial Bridge  Ryan C. Fattman    11/25/2015   
S.1427  Resolve providing for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to the civil service exam  Michael F. Rush    7/29/2015