Senate Committee onWays and Means

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Room 212
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1481
It shall be the duty of the committee on Ways and Means to consider all matters relating to the finances of the Commonwealth and such other matters as may be referred thereto.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
No hearings currently scheduled
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.3723  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Robert Aubrey, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation  James J. O'Day 
Harriette L. Chandler  
9/17/2015   
H.47  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Stephanie Shanen, an employee of the Department of Children and Families  Gloria L. Fox 
Sonia Chang-Diaz  
2/2/2015   
H.1368  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for John Morrill, an employee of the Attleboro district court  Paul R. Heroux 
Richard J. Ross  
4/6/2015   
H.4366  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Jennifer Gay, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  Paul R. Heroux 
Richard J. Ross  
7/21/2016   
H.2927  An Act relative to the position of poet laureate for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts   Sarah K. Peake 
Denise Provost  
2/29/2016   
H.4191  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Carl Taylor, an employee of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission  Claire D. Cronin 
Michael D. Brady  
5/12/2016   
H.4286  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Nicole Dowling, an employee of the Trial Court  Claire D. Cronin 
Michael D. Brady  
5/23/2016   
H.3915  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Angela Cappellucci, an employee of the Department of Transitional Assistance  Mathew Muratore 
Viriato M. deMacedo  
2/4/2016   
S.1235  An Act limiting the retention of fingerprints  William N. Brownsberger    4/7/2016   
S.1620  An Act relative to IT procurement and management in the Commonwealth  Cynthia S. Creem    4/21/2016   
S.2162  An Act authorizing the State Retirement Board to grant creditable service to John Lyons  Richard J. Ross    4/25/2016   
S.1400  An Act further regulating group insurance benefits for state employees and retired state employees  Thomas M. McGee    7/28/2015   
S.1250  An Act establishing regional lockup facilities  Kenneth J. Donnelly    1/28/2016   
S.2270  An Act relative to the office of the child advocate  Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities    5/2/2016   
S.2298  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Linda Orstrom, an employee of the Department of Mental Health  Michael O. Moore    5/23/2016   
S.1438  An Act relative to line of duty death benefits  James E. Timilty    6/4/2015   
S.124  An Act relative to protecting biometric information under the security breach law  Michael J. Barrett    2/11/2016   
S.1249  An Act relative to the installation of approved smoke detectors in certain residential buildings and structures  Kenneth J. Donnelly    3/14/2016   
H.4403  An Act authorizing Quincy College to confer baccalaureate degrees   House Committee on Ways and Means    8/2/2016   
S.1628  An Act relative to state contracting  Kenneth J. Donnelly    10/1/2015   
S.1651  An Act relative to local impacts of enacted legislation  Anne M. Gobi    4/19/2016   
S.2027  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Cheryl A. Cole, an employee of the office of Medicaid  Sal N. DiDomenico    10/13/2015   
S.2254  An Act relative to financial literacy in schools  Joint Committee on Education    4/29/2016   
S.1445  An Act protecting the rights of custodial and other non-teaching employees of school districts  Daniel A. Wolf    3/3/2016   
S.1396  An Act to provide retirement benefits for veterans  Thomas M. McGee    3/28/2016   
S.171  An Act relative to second hand dealers  Thomas M. McGee    3/21/2016   
S.326  An Act establishing a moratorium for Commonwealth charter schools  Marc R. Pacheco    3/24/2016   
S.170  An Act concerning adjustments to certain petroleum products  Barbara L'Italien    2/18/2016   
S.1318  An Act relative to amusement devices  James E. Timilty    4/11/2016   
S.986  An Act relative to health and safety on public construction projects  Brian A. Joyce    4/13/2016   
S.1899  An Act relative to the expansion of charitable license plates  James E. Timilty    3/10/2016   
S.1874  Resolve relative to a special VFW Parkway master plan commission  Michael F. Rush    3/21/2016   
S.1381  An Act to define surplus for retirement systems  John F. Keenan    6/4/2015   
S.2276  An Act relative to risk management and own risk and solvency assessment  Joint Committee on Financial Services    5/2/2016   
H.4593  An Act Resolve establishing a special commission to study the effects of coastal and ocean acidification and its existing and potential effects on species that are commercially harvested and grown along the Massachusetts coast  Theodore C. Speliotis    8/29/2016   
H.4427  An Act reforming alimony in the Commonwealth  John V. Fernandes    7/7/2016   
S.443  An Act relative to privately operated animal shelters and rescue organizations  Mark C. Montigny    3/24/2016   
S.2246  An Act An Act relative to robocalls and telephone solicitation  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    4/29/2016   
S.1395  An Act relative to creditable service for teachers  Thomas M. McGee    2/22/2016   
S.145  An Act to protect the interests of shareholders  James B. Eldridge    3/21/2016   
S.153  An Act relative to internet advertising  Anne M. Gobi    3/21/2016   
S.445  An Act to provide additional funding for animal welfare and safety programming  Mark C. Montigny    1/25/2016   
S.1403  An Act relative to appellate review  Michael O. Moore    2/11/2016   
S.571  An Act relative to pediatric nursing care facilities  Kenneth J. Donnelly    5/5/2016   
S.1354  An Act relative to retirement buy back into the Massachusetts teachers’ retirement system  James B. Eldridge    1/25/2016   
S.139  An Act relative to jewelry sold by hawkers and peddlers  Benjamin B. Downing    2/11/2016   
S.1704  An Act to promote solar hot water installations  Marc R. Pacheco    10/26/2015   
S.1063  An Act authorizing municipal use of the prudent investor standards  Viriato M. deMacedo    4/11/2016   
H.822  An Act relative to Medicaid  Edward F. Coppinger    7/5/2016   
S.1975  An Act relative to regional bonus aid  Joint Committee on Education    7/23/2015   
S.2125  An Act relative to fair wages  Sal N. DiDomenico    4/13/2016   
S.1345  An Act relative to the annual allowance for certain survivors of public retirees and employees  Kenneth J. Donnelly    3/31/2016   
S.475  An Act to establish the Marine Fisheries Research Council  Bruce E. Tarr    2/22/2016   
H.3704  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Maribel Sepulveda, an employee of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services   Michael J. Finn    9/28/2015   
S.136  An Act establishing a student tuition recovery fund  Eileen M. Donoghue    2/4/2016   
S.184  An Act relative to the security of personal financial information  Michael J. Rodrigues    3/21/2016   
S.886  An Act relative to indemnification of University of Massachusetts Police  Michael O. Moore    3/21/2016   
S.1428  An Act relative to public safety line of duty benefits  Michael F. Rush    11/5/2015   
S.1383  An Act relative to documentary material or data received by retirement boards  John F. Keenan    3/31/2016   
S.1694  An Act relative to the definition of fraud in public construction bid laws  Michael O. Moore    4/19/2016   
S.567  An Act to establish criteria for Masshealth hardship waivers  Harriette L. Chandler    5/5/2016   
S.993  An Act relative to employee benefits reporting  Michael O. Moore    4/13/2016   
S.140  An Act regarding document preparation fees for motor vehicle sales  James B. Eldridge    3/21/2016   
S.2222  An Act relative to the composition of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education  Joint Committee on Education    4/13/2016   
S.2297  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Gwen Johnson, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  Michael O. Moore    5/23/2016   
S.1059  An Act relative to preventing discriminatory land use and permitting decisions  Sonia Chang-Diaz    3/7/2016   
S.422  An Act relative to the use of artificial lights in hunting  Anne M. Gobi    3/10/2016   
S.2247  An Act relative to investigators at the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    4/29/2016   
S.1563  An Act enhancing Department of Revenue reporting  Karen E. Spilka    3/28/2016   
H.3346  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Susan Comeau an employee of Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission  Frank A. Moran    5/7/2015   
S.2241  An Act relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture    4/25/2016   
S.1260  An Act relative to amusement devices  Jennifer L. Flanagan    4/7/2016   
S.2299  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Jeffrey Cowell, an employee of the Department of Corrections  Michael J. Rodrigues    5/23/2016   
S.149  An Act relative to updating reciprocity for licensing optometrists  Jennifer L. Flanagan    2/4/2016   
S.1288  An Act relative to elevator certificates  Michael O. Moore    4/11/2016   
S.1627  An Act upholding bidding integrity in the Commonwealth  Kenneth J. Donnelly    4/21/2016   
S.1883  An Act relative to the essex coastal scenic byway  Bruce E. Tarr    3/21/2016   
S.19  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Candida Leonard, an employee of the Department of Corrections  Richard J. Ross    3/16/2015   
S.2329  An Act relative to the promotion of mental health education in Massachusetts high schools  Joint Committee on Education    6/13/2016   
S.1804  An Act relative to tourism collaboration  Bruce E. Tarr    11/25/2015   
S.183  An Act relative to mobile spas  Michael J. Rodrigues    2/4/2016   
S.1409  An Act relative to corrections officers injured in the line of duty  Marc R. Pacheco    11/25/2015   
H.3114  An Act relative to student driver safety  RoseLee Vincent    7/23/2016   
S.1617  An Act relative to equity in public contracting in honor of Bruce C. Bolling  Sonia Chang-Diaz    4/21/2016   
S.974  An Act relative to wage enforcement statutes of limitations  Benjamin B. Downing    4/13/2016   
S.2352  An Act relative to the practice of acupuncture  Joint Committee on Public Health    7/13/2016   
S.251  An Act relative to dropout prevention and recovery  Sonia Chang-Diaz    7/23/2015   
H.4005  An Act to properly punish the solicitation of felony crimes  Joint Committee on the Judiciary    7/7/2016   
S.1376  An Act relative to part-time higher education faculty eligibility in the state retirement system  Patricia D. Jehlen    3/3/2016   
S.187  An Act relative to the fair distribution and pricing of event tickets  Michael F. Rush    6/6/2016   
S.2161  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Colleen Russo, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  Anne M. Gobi    3/28/2016   
S.1298  An Act relative to the creation of the Commonwealth technical rescue regions and coordinating council  Bruce E. Tarr    4/11/2016   
S.953  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Margaret Carey, an employee of the Department of Public Health  John F. Keenan    4/23/2015   
S.1321  An Act relative to critical incident intervention by emergency service providers  James E. Timilty    1/21/2016   
S.2097  An Act for reimbursement for costs of the ‘Learning Contract’  Joint Committee on Higher Education    1/19/2016   
S.1397  An Act relative to retirement allowances of certain married persons  Thomas M. McGee    3/28/2016   
S.2266  An Act promoting electric vehicle adoption  Joint Committee on Transportation    5/2/2016   
S.437  An Act relative to sustainable water conservation practices  Thomas P. Kennedy    11/25/2015   
S.208  An Act relative to the inclusion of online courses in mandatory continuing education for electricians  James T. Welch    3/24/2016   
S.70  An Act promoting financial stability and asset development  James B. Eldridge    1/14/2016   
H.3532  An Act creating a green bank to promote clean energy in Massachusetts  Paul W. Mark    4/25/2016   
S.2324  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Edward Connors, an employee of the Department of Transitional Assistance  Sal N. DiDomenico    6/13/2016   
S.951  An Act establishing the murder victim families assistance fund  James T. Welch    6/6/2016   
S.1873  An Act relative to the collection of mobility study data conducted in connection with construction projects funded by MassDOT  Michael F. Rush    3/21/2016   
S.1324  An Act relative to the issuance of uniform firefighter identification cards  James E. Timilty    3/16/2016   
S.984  An Act preventing discrimination based on veteran's status  Brian A. Joyce    4/13/2016   
S.2018  An Act relative to the interest rate on tax-deferred property  Joint Committee on Revenue    9/28/2015   
S.65  An Act to bring child support home  Cynthia S. Creem    1/14/2016   
S.1296  An Act protecting bank employees and customers  Michael F. Rush    4/11/2016   
S.1705  An Act relative to life cycle costs for public construction  Marc R. Pacheco    4/19/2016   
S.1290  An Act relative to elevator certification fees  Michael O. Moore    4/7/2016   
S.2262  An Act reforming labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers in the Commonwealth  Joint Committee on Financial Services    5/2/2016   
S.2178  An Act establishing an autism spectrum disorder designation on driver’s licenses and identification cards and criminal justice training relative to autism spectrum disorders  Joint Committee on Transportation    3/16/2016   
S.1335  An Act relative to the retroactive application of veterans creditable service  Viriato M. deMacedo    3/31/2016   
S.990  An Act relative to the penalty for failure to provide workers' compensation insurance  Thomas M. McGee    6/15/2015   
S.423  An Act relative to the moose population in the Commonwealth  Anne M. Gobi    2/18/2016   
S.135  An Act relative to public safety and unlicensed electrical work  Kenneth J. Donnelly    2/11/2016   
S.1312  An Act regulating pawnbrokers  James E. Timilty    4/11/2016   
S.213  An Act relative to corporations, shareholders, and political expenditures  James B. Eldridge    4/19/2016   
S.2326  An Act relative to retirement benefits for Mary Donna Nodurf  Eric P. Lesser    7/12/2016   
S.167  An Act relative to residential construction contracts  Thomas P. Kennedy    11/30/2015   
S.1309  An Act relative to police details  James E. Timilty    4/11/2016   
S.2265  An Act providing for the enhanced protection of the dig safe law  Joint Committee on Transportation    5/2/2016   
S.1096  An Act creating a commission to study the effects of unfunded mandates on municipalities  Kathleen O'Connor Ives    3/7/2016   
S.1989  An Act relative to vehicle recalls  William N. Brownsberger    3/21/2016   
S.1221  An Act creating an advance directives registry  Karen E. Spilka    5/5/2016   
S.1849  An Act to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston  Eric P. Lesser    3/10/2016   
S.1624  An Act relative to Public Safety Memorials  Kenneth J. Donnelly    10/29/2015   
S.1958  An Act relative to senior citizen property taxes  Joint Committee on Revenue    7/2/2015   
H.4584  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Anthony Ryan Smith, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  Daniel M. Donahue    9/22/2016   
S.1619  An Act making technical corrections to the state trademarks act  Cynthia S. Creem    4/21/2016   
S.1435  An Act relative to the indemnification of town administrators  James E. Timilty    2/22/2016   
S.1082  An Act relative to regional stabilization funds  Anne M. Gobi    3/7/2016   
S.2232  An Act relative to motor vehicle service contracts  Joint Committee on Financial Services    4/21/2016   
S.1632  An Act promoting the use of total energy impact analysis  James B. Eldridge    4/21/2016   
S.1686  An Act relative to equitable pay at quasi-public agencies  Mark C. Montigny    4/19/2016   
S.1623  An Act relative to nondiscrimination  Sal N. DiDomenico    4/21/2016   
S.2351  An Act relative to online lottery products  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    6/20/2016   
S.1005  An Act regarding protections extended to lay teachers in parochial schools  Michael F. Rush    10/19/2015   
S.473  An Act relative to pesticide applications  Bruce E. Tarr    1/25/2016   
S.453  An Act for a competitive economy through safer alternatives to toxic chemicals  Marc R. Pacheco    3/10/2016   
S.160  An Act prohibiting the sale of lottery tickets on credit  John F. Keenan    4/13/2016   
S.1283  An Act providing for HIV testing for at risk police officers  Thomas M. McGee    4/7/2016   
H.2803  An Act authorizing the lease of a certain property in the towns of Needham and Wellesley  Alice Hanlon Peisch    8/2/2016   
S.2331  An Act relative to vocational education transportation for nonresident students  Joint Committee on Education    6/13/2016   
S.1904  An Act relative to drivers license information  James E. Timilty    3/10/2016   
S.1437  An Act providing additional benefits to survivors of certain public safety employees  James E. Timilty    3/28/2016   
S.452  An Act relative to information technology producer responsibility  Marc R. Pacheco    2/22/2016   
H.51  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Vickie Myers, an employee of the Department of Correction  Daniel Cullinane    2/13/2015   
S.2136  An Act creating the Home Works Program  Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies    2/22/2016   
S.2273  An Act to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems  Joint Committee on Transportation    5/2/2016   
S.1722  An Act providing for alternative delivery of infrastructure projects  Bruce E. Tarr    4/21/2016   
S.72  An Act establishing a plan to ensure the educational stability of foster children  Ryan C. Fattman    7/21/2015   
S.1955  An Act establishing a snowmobile educational safety program  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture    6/29/2015   
S.43  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Barbara Jean Daniels, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  James E. Timilty    4/13/2015   
S.2087  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Stephen Rogan, an employee of the Trial Court  Marc R. Pacheco    1/25/2016   
S.1101  An Act establishing the Assawompset pond complex flood management district commission  Michael J. Rodrigues    7/20/2015   
S.2256  An Act providing immediate childcare assistance to homeless families  Joint Committee on Education    4/29/2016   
S.1845  An Act relative to motorcycle noise  Thomas P. Kennedy    3/21/2016   
S.1618  An Act relative to jobs, workforce development, and main street fairness  Sonia Chang-Diaz    4/21/2016   
S.1346  An Act relative to Option (d) beneficiaries  Kenneth J. Donnelly    3/31/2016   
S.1988  An Act relative to prejudgment interest  William N. Brownsberger    6/9/2016   
S.1875  An Act facilitating the completion of the New Bedford/Fall River commuter rail extension project  Mark C. Montigny    4/21/2016   
S.1139  An Act relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products  Kenneth J. Donnelly    5/23/2016   
S.1847  An Act authorizing the department of highways to include mileage markers on hospital signs  Thomas P. Kennedy    3/10/2016   
S.1710  An Act to eliminate contingency fee auditors  Michael J. Rodrigues    4/25/2016   
S.283  An Act prohibiting the Commonwealth from discrimination against those providing special education services to Massachusetts students under the authority and direction of chapter 71B of the General Laws of Massachusetts  Jennifer L. Flanagan    3/3/2016   
S.2330  An Act to improve literacy skills  Joint Committee on Education    6/13/2016   
S.1679  An Act facilitating the transfer of property in the town of Tewksbury  Barbara L'Italien    4/19/2016   
H.3824  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Robert A. Montalvo, an employee of the Department of Correction  Thomas A. Golden, Jr.    11/12/2015   
S.1353  An Act relative to death benefits to surviving spouses of call and volunteer firefighters  James B. Eldridge    3/31/2016   
S.415  An Act expanding the powers of the director of Fisheries and Wildlife  Anne M. Gobi    1/25/2016   
S.107  An Act to promote employment   Daniel A. Wolf    4/25/2016   
S.1441  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Eileen Bazinet, an employee of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission  James E. Timilty    4/23/2015   
S.1207  An Act removing the restrictions on the licenses of nurse practitioners and certified registered nurse anesthetists as recommended by the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Trade Commission  Marc R. Pacheco    6/27/2016   
S.1440  An Act relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining  James E. Timilty    7/27/2015   
S.1411  An Act relative to MassPort officers  Anthony W. Petruccelli    2/11/2016   
S.1430  An Act further regulating employee benefits  Karen E. Spilka    11/5/2015   
S.1703  An Act to debar employers who violate federal immigration laws from contracting with the Commonwealth  Marc R. Pacheco    4/19/2016   
S.2099  An Act relative to breaking generational cycles of poverty  Joint Committee on Higher Education    1/19/2016   
S.975  An Act clarifying the meal break law to allow for private enforcement  James B. Eldridge    10/19/2015   
H.4036  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Eyma Sutton, an employee of the Department of Children and Families  Louis L. Kafka    3/16/2016   
S.250  An Act to assist parental choice concerning special education placements  Sonia Chang-Diaz    7/23/2015   
H.3911  An Act relative to caregiver advice and records enablement  Joint Committee on Public Health    8/22/2016   
S.1813  An Act relative to traffic safety  Harriette L. Chandler    3/10/2016   
S.1915  Resolve relative to the reimbursement of Chester Gorski  Benjamin B. Downing    4/15/2015   
S.671  An Act creating a scholarship fund to increase the number of medical providers who are knowledgeable in autism  Barbara L'Italien    1/19/2016   
S.1767  An Act requiring gas leak repairs during certain road projects  James B. Eldridge    3/8/2016   
S.1980  An Act establishing a Commonwealth citizen service initiative  Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development    7/27/2015   
S.2289  An Act to promote global trade and economic development through bi-literacy  Joint Committee on Education    5/12/2016   
S.995  An Act to clarify employer sanctions for improper expenditure of withholdings or deductions from wages  Marc R. Pacheco    4/13/2016   
S.109  An Act relative to smart growth housing trust fund  Harriette L. Chandler    11/23/2015   
H.3916  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Ronald Brace, an employee of the Department of Youth Services  Benjamin Swan    1/25/2016   
S.129  An Act relative to the guaranty fund for home improvement contractors  Cynthia S. Creem    7/7/2016   
S.950  An Act providing fire chiefs with access to CORI information  James E. Timilty    3/21/2016   
S.1325  An Act relative to the University of Massachusetts police  James E. Timilty    3/16/2016   
S.2150  An Act relative to the modernization of boat registration and marine vessels  Joint Committee on Revenue    3/4/2016   
S.1434  An Act relative to the contraction of MRSA by public safety personnel  James E. Timilty    11/25/2015   
S.138  An Act authorizing the sale of farmer-distiller products at farmers’ markets  Benjamin B. Downing    3/21/2016   
S.2013  An Act relative to healthy youth  Joint Committee on Education    9/17/2015   
S.2046  An Act relative to the retirement benefits of state police dispatchers  Joint Committee on Public Service    11/5/2015   
S.730  An Act relative to governmental and charitable tort liability  William N. Brownsberger    5/5/2016   
S.970  An Act requiring recordkeeping at public construction worksites in order to protect first responders  Kenneth J. Donnelly    4/13/2016   
S.1322  An Act relative to automatic sprinkler systems  James E. Timilty    4/11/2016   
S.1382  An Act relative to GIC dental and vision benefits for municipal employees  John F. Keenan    3/31/2016   
S.1313  An Act requiring health care employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence  James E. Timilty    4/11/2016   
S.1254  Resolve establishing a special commission on prisoner and correctional officer suicides  James B. Eldridge    4/7/2016   
S.619  An Act relative to transfer of assets by MassHealth members  Mark C. Montigny    5/5/2016   
S.1681  An Act relative to increasing transparency in public construction  Thomas M. McGee    4/19/2016   
S.1377  An Act relative to eligibility for state group health insurance  Patricia D. Jehlen    3/3/2016   
S.1316  An Act relative to the oversight of inspections  James E. Timilty    4/11/2016   
S.1303  An Act relative to the expansion of the state DNA database  Bruce E. Tarr    4/11/2016   
S.1639  An Act authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land in the town of Sutton to Tim and Tammy Mahoney  Ryan C. Fattman    4/19/2016   
H.53  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Robin Allen, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  Brian M. Ashe    4/1/2015   
S.1416  An Act authorizing the State Retirement Board to grant creditable service to Marion Ishimoto-Yuille  Michael J. Rodrigues    3/28/2016   
S.862  An Act prohibiting falsification or impersonation of an emergency medical technician and/or paramedic  Joan B. Lovely    3/21/2016   
S.1394  An Act relative to retirement buy back in to the Massachusetts teachers' retirement system  Jason M. Lewis    1/25/2016   
S.1392  An Act relative to creditable service for school business administrators  Thomas P. Kennedy    3/31/2016   
S.1889  An Act promoting road safety  Bruce E. Tarr    3/10/2016   
S.1778  An Act relative to utility data transparency and access  Jason M. Lewis    3/7/2016   
S.1798  An Act establishing funding to provide moneys for postclosure activities at nuclear power stations  Daniel A. Wolf    4/25/2016   
S.1897  An Act providing for a distinctive registration plate for Olympians  James E. Timilty    3/10/2016   
S.1393  An Act relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee for Public Counsel Services  Jason M. Lewis    6/4/2015   
H.4004  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Carlo Casarano, an employee of the Department of Unemployment Assistance  Josh S. Cutler    3/3/2016   
H.4428  An Act improving students' access to life saving treatments  Louis L. Kafka    7/7/2016   
S.1307  An Act establishing the Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial Fund  James E. Timilty    4/11/2016   
H.4563  An Act relative to the recognition and registration of professional employer organizations operating in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts  House Committee on Ways and Means    8/22/2016   
S.1365  An Act relative to the retirement of Mr. Kenneth Wheeler  Anne M. Gobi    3/31/2016   
S.1436  An Act relative to funeral and burial expenses  James E. Timilty    1/25/2016   
S.2223  An Act to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities  Joint Committee on Education    4/13/2016   
S.1271  An Act Relative to Suppressors  Donald F. Humason, Jr.    3/14/2016   
S.530  An Act relative to group market plans for automobile and homeowners insurance  Michael O. Moore    4/7/2016   
S.2274  An Act relative to waste-to-energy-facilities  Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy    5/2/2016   
S.1285  An Act establishing the Correctional Officers' Procedural Bill of Rights  Michael O. Moore    3/14/2016   
S.297  An Act further defining the role of school resource officers  Patricia D. Jehlen    3/28/2016   
S.1443  An Act relative to impairment of health caused by infectious disease  James T. Welch    2/22/2016   
S.110  An Act lessening the financial burden on small limited liability companies  Eileen M. Donoghue    7/20/2015   
H.3833  An Act providing for a study relative to the necessity of certain snow safety procedures  William C. Galvin    7/5/2016   
S.1854  An Act provide for an air bag on-off switch to ensure safety to women, children and individuals with medical conditions  Thomas M. McGee    3/10/2016   
S.1287  An Act relative to non-resident firearm license fees  Michael O. Moore    3/16/2016   
S.63  An Act relative to child custody  Harriette L. Chandler    7/21/2015   
S.2277  An Act protecting elders and persons with disabilities  Patricia D. Jehlen    6/6/2016   
S.1519  An Act relative to historic homes  Joan B. Lovely    3/21/2016   
S.105  An Act protecting disabled persons from financial exploitation  Bruce E. Tarr    10/5/2015   
S.1429  An Act relative to surviving family of emergency medical technicians  Michael F. Rush    4/12/2016   
S.2245  An Act relative to motor vehicle warranties  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    4/29/2016   
S.1236  An Act relative to the establishment of independent forensic sciences laboratories and the oversight and accreditation of such laboratories  William N. Brownsberger    4/7/2016   
H.3777  An Act relative to the retirement benefits of the surviving beneficiary of Francis X. Noe  Theodore C. Speliotis    2/1/2016   
S.1418  An Act relative to increasing the hours of employment of pensioners for services after retirement in the public sector  Michael J. Rodrigues    3/3/2016   
S.1444  An Act relative to retirement systems and pensions for correctional officers  James T. Welch    5/5/2016   
S.1326  An Act relative to emergency first responder notification  James E. Timilty    5/5/2016   
S.2088  An Act concerning the safety of school children embarking and disembarking school buses  Joint Committee on Transportation    1/11/2016   
S.1018  An Act to combat tax and insurance fraud  James E. Timilty    4/13/2016   
H.645  An Act increasing the annual stipend for members of the Commonwealth’s hazardous material response teams  Claire D. Cronin    8/8/2016   
S.1729  An Act requiring fiscal responsibility  Bruce E. Tarr    4/25/2016   
S.980  An Act clarifying earned paid sick time  Donald F. Humason, Jr.    4/13/2016   
S.456  An Act establishing tracking and reporting requirements for Massachusetts transportation fuels and associated greenhouse gas emissions  Marc R. Pacheco    3/28/2016   
S.868  An Act relating to the age of consent in certain civil actions for sexual assault and rape of a child  Joan B. Lovely    3/21/2016   
S.1091  An Act relative to local review for public structures  Joan B. Lovely    4/11/2016   
H.3785  An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2015 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects  NONE    10/1/2015   
S.2202  An Act relative to the development and preservation of affordable housing for persons with disabilities and the elderly.  Joint Committee on Housing    3/31/2016   
S.2163  An Act authorizing the State Retirement Board to grant creditable service to Douglas Priest  Richard J. Ross    4/25/2016   
H.3578  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Phanarath Siv, an employee of the Department of Children and Families  Tricia Farley-Bouvier    7/1/2015   
S.2102  An Act relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth  Joint Committee on Higher Education    1/19/2016   
H.4556  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Irene Carr, an employee of the Division of Professional Licensure  Jonathan Hecht    9/8/2016   
S.856  An Act relative to prejudgment interest rates  Jason M. Lewis    5/23/2016   
H.4544  An Act relative to child-centered family law  John V. Fernandes    9/19/2016   
S.1327  An Act relative to zero tolerance for violence and aggression by adults at youth sporting events  James T. Welch    4/11/2016   
S.1211  An Act improving local decision making  Michael J. Rodrigues    3/15/2016   
S.2213  An Act to prevent death and disability from stroke  Joint Committee on Public Health    5/5/2016   
S.1113  An Act relative to the maintenance of private roads, bridges, and amenities in municipalities  Daniel A. Wolf    4/11/2016   
S.954  An Act providing fair chances for employment  Michael J. Barrett    4/13/2016   
S.1238  An Act relative to implementing a blue alert system in the Commonwealth  Harriette L. Chandler    1/21/2016   
S.1650  An Act relative to the fair participation of minority and women-owned businesses on public construction projects  Linda Dorcena Forry    4/19/2016   
H.4249  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Ceclie Ferrie an employee of the Department of Correction  Kevin J. Kuros    6/27/2016   
S.173  An Act regulating powdered alcohol  Michael O. Moore    2/4/2016   
S.1001  An Act relative to the pooling of tips  Michael J. Rodrigues    11/23/2015   
S.2267  An Act relative to school bus safety  Joint Committee on Transportation    5/2/2016   
S.1349  An Act relative to municipal police officer examinations  Benjamin B. Downing    6/4/2015   
S.697  An Act relative to credit building  James B. Eldridge    7/16/2015   
S.1315  An Act relative to the illegal occupation of a building  James E. Timilty    4/11/2016   
H.4460  An Act establishing a task force on Massachusetts older adults of all incomes  House Committee on Ways and Means    8/2/2016   
S.455  An Act providing funding for clean energy and energy efficiency measures for the Commonwealth  Marc R. Pacheco    10/26/2015   
S.2158  An Act relative to post-retirement employment  Joint Committee on Public Service    3/7/2016   
S.1228  An Act relative to parity in the restroom facility requirement for stadiums  James E. Timilty    7/7/2016   
S.1134  An Act relative to enhancing sexual assault evidence kit collection  Cynthia S. Creem    5/5/2016   
S.1833  An Act to promote and advance motorcycle safety  Anne M. Gobi    3/10/2016   
H.3871  An Act relative to diabetes prevention  Joint Committee on Public Health    7/8/2016   
S.2328  An Act to improve augmentative and alternative communication opportunities for children with disabilities  Joint Committee on Education    6/13/2016   
H.4290  An Act relative to retirement benefits for the Chelmsford Water District employees  Thomas A. Golden, Jr.    9/15/2016   
S.1017  An Act expediting appeals of wage violations  James E. Timilty    4/13/2016   
S.69  An Act establishing the healthy incentives program  Eileen M. Donoghue    1/14/2016   
S.2023  An Act relative to private construction contracts.  Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development    10/5/2015   
S.2045  An Act relative to the retirement of University of Massachusetts police  Joint Committee on Public Service    11/5/2015   
S.1241  An Act improving juvenile justice data collection  Cynthia S. Creem    4/7/2016   
S.1649  An Act to facilitate disposition of surplus property for the development of affordable and workforce housing  Linda Dorcena Forry    4/19/2016   
S.142  An Act to protect consumers in the issuance of sports and entertainment tickets  James B. Eldridge    6/6/2016   
S.1431  An Act relative to the retirement benefits of certain widows and surviving spouses  Karen E. Spilka    11/5/2015   
S.1542  An Act providing taxpayers a hearing at the Appellate Tax Board  Michael J. Rodrigues    9/15/2016   
S.1351  An Act relative to SMART retirement plan fees  Benjamin B. Downing    3/31/2016   
S.95  An Act relative to foster kids  Kathleen O'Connor Ives    7/21/2015   
S.67  An Act relating to special education evaluation and referral  Sal N. DiDomenico    7/21/2015   
S.1295  An Act relative to unsafe elevators  Michael F. Rush    4/11/2016   
S.189  An Act requiring licensed auto insurance damage appraisers to provide safety notices to the owners of damaged motor vehicles  Michael F. Rush    11/30/2015   
S.2100  An Act relative to public higher education transfers  Joint Committee on Higher Education    1/19/2016   
H.4054  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Steven Everton, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/28/2016   
S.478  An Act relative to vegetation management  Daniel A. Wolf    3/28/2016   
S.1446  An Act correcting pension inequity for James G. Clothier  Daniel A. Wolf    3/28/2016   
S.1405  An Act relative to harbormasters  Kathleen O'Connor Ives    2/22/2016   
S.1301  An Act creating a pilot program to limit driving under the influence of alcohol  Bruce E. Tarr    4/11/2016   
S.207  An Act relative to retail liquor sales to caterers  James T. Welch    3/14/2016   
S.1297  An Act establishing an eastern Massachusetts women’s county corrections facility  Karen E. Spilka    4/11/2016   
S.414  An Act relative to the use of crossbows in hunting  Anne M. Gobi    8/2/2016   
H.4597  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Timothy McCarthy, an employee of the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance  Charles D. Baker    9/19/2016   
S.2065  An Act relative to Community Benefit Districts  Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses    11/23/2015   
S.1898  An Act to provide for the issuance of a distinctive registration plate for congenital heart defects research and treatment  James E. Timilty    3/10/2016   
S.673  An Act relative to improving graduation rates at public colleges and universities  Barbara L'Italien    1/19/2016   
S.1251  An Act to reform sheriff civil process operations  Kenneth J. Donnelly    3/14/2016   
S.1909  An Act relative to workers compensation for veterans  Thomas M. McGee    3/28/2016   
S.2151  An Act clarifying deadlines for submission of applications for land under Chapter 61a  Joint Committee on Revenue    2/29/2016   
S.71  An Act promoting restorative justice practices  James B. Eldridge    7/30/2016   
S.959  An Act relative to economic stability for displaced service workers  Sonia Chang-Diaz    10/19/2015   
S.219  An Act relative to promoting local economic development  Jason M. Lewis    3/28/2016   
S.178  An Act protecting Massachusetts businesses from abusive patent infringement claims  Anthony W. Petruccelli    3/14/2016   
S.271  An Act to improve the excellence to teaching programs  Kenneth J. Donnelly    9/14/2015   
S.2240  An Act relative to protecting, preserving, and increasing access to family camping  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture    4/25/2016   
S.2248  An Act protecting consumers of sign language and oral interpretation and transliteration  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    4/29/2016   
S.1819  An Act relative to addiction education for junior operators  Viriato M. deMacedo    3/10/2016   
S.1391  An Act authorizing the State Board of Retirement to grant creditable service to John A. Giannini  Thomas P. Kennedy    3/31/2016   
S.1766  An Act further promoting energy efficiency and green jobs  James B. Eldridge    3/7/2016   
S.13  A report of the Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change entitled: NO TIME TO WASTE: Our climate clock is ticking and our natural resources, public health and the future of our economy are at stake  Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change    2/17/2015   
S.401  Resolve providing for an investigation and study of enhancing statewide recycling programs  Eileen M. Donoghue    3/24/2016   
S.233  An Act providing for the evaluation of the economic impact of transportation projects  Karen E. Spilka    3/24/2016   
S.1648  An Act to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies  Linda Dorcena Forry    4/19/2016   
S.1914  An Act updating veterans’ burial expenses  Michael F. Rush    3/24/2016   
S.2105  An Act relative to the Gold Star tax abatement  Joint Committee on Revenue    1/21/2016   
S.1281  An Act relative to community corrections programs administered by the Office of Community Corrections  Joan B. Lovely    4/7/2016   
S.1734  An Act relative to employee settlements  Bruce E. Tarr    4/25/2016   
S.1310  An Act relative to emergency medical services at certain prison facilities  James E. Timilty    4/11/2016   
S.1903  An Act relative to educational requirements for class 2 motor vehicle licensees  James E. Timilty    3/10/2016   
S.196  An Act relative to enhancing Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission background checks  James E. Timilty    4/7/2016   
S.2255  An Act to provide equal access to the bureau of special education appeals  Joint Committee on Education    4/29/2016   
S.410  Resolve relative to establishing a comprehensive waste management hierarchy in Massachusetts  Anne M. Gobi    3/24/2016   
S.2192  An Act relative to the improvement in the process for collecting delinquent property taxes  Joint Committee on Revenue    3/28/2016   
S.1842  An Act directing the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to conduct a highway noise study in Quincy  John F. Keenan    3/10/2016   
S.1634  An Act establishing a legislative fiscal office  James B. Eldridge    4/19/2016   
S.1720  An Act to accelerate innovation and entrepreneurship by partnering world-class innovators with state agencies  Karen E. Spilka    2/18/2016   
S.1390  An Act relative to Brockton School Police  Thomas P. Kennedy    2/22/2016   
S.73  An Act creating an electronic backpack for foster children  Ryan C. Fattman    4/13/2016   
S.141  An Act to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries  James B. Eldridge    3/14/2016   
S.1024  An Act to establish a living wage for employees of big box retail stores and fast food chains  Daniel A. Wolf    11/23/2015   
S.981  An Act to protect temporary workers’ unemployment benefits  Patricia D. Jehlen    4/13/2016   
S.1932  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Teresa Amato, an employee of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services  Anthony W. Petruccelli    6/29/2015   
S.1398  An Act relative to surviving spouses of retirees  Thomas M. McGee    3/28/2016   
S.1855  An Act establishing a motorcycle safety fund  Thomas M. McGee    1/11/2016   
S.662  An Act reforming institutional eligibility requirements for state-based financial aid  Eileen M. Donoghue    1/19/2016   
S.477  An Act relative to the timely disposal of contraband drugs  James E. Timilty    3/24/2016   
S.2175  An Act relative to auxiliary police officers  Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government    3/14/2016   
S.1093  An Act allowing for the decriminalization of minor offenses  Michael O. Moore    3/7/2016   
S.2098  An Act to expand veterans survivor benefits  Joint Committee on Higher Education    1/28/2016   
S.1829  An Act relative to school bus driver testing  Anne M. Gobi    3/10/2016   
S.1371  An Act authorizing Gary W. Tirrell to receive additional creditable service from the Massachusetts Teachers' Retirement System  Donald F. Humason, Jr.    3/31/2016   
S.162  An Act further regulating the continuing education requirements for certain real estate appraisers and trainees  Thomas P. Kennedy    12/3/2015   
S.1286  An Act relative to sheriffs  Michael O. Moore    3/16/2016   
S.1311  An Act relative to police training  James E. Timilty    4/11/2016   
S.1721  An Act relative to structural steel  Bruce E. Tarr    4/7/2016   
S.972  An Act relative to permissible topics of collective bargaining  Kenneth J. Donnelly    6/15/2015   
S.683  An Act establishing the Finish Line Scholarship Program  Bruce E. Tarr    6/6/2016   
S.106  An Act establishing the miracle league of Massachusetts  James T. Welch    10/5/2015   
S.205  An Act establishing the licensure of interpreters and oral transliterators for the deaf  James T. Welch    5/5/2016   
S.1284  An Act relative to window guards in residential rental properties  Mark C. Montigny    4/7/2016   
H.4400  An Act relative to employees of the Department of Fire Services  House Committee on Ways and Means    8/22/2016   
S.1314  An Act relative to uniform disciplinary procedures for correctional officers  James E. Timilty    3/16/2016   
S.2484  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Donna Paul, an employee of the Department of Corrections  Richard J. Ross    9/6/2016   
S.664  An Act to create a college savings program for every child born in Massachusetts  James B. Eldridge    3/28/2016   
S.1857  An Act directing the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to assess the current status of the Commonwealth’s transportation system  Thomas M. McGee    3/21/2016   
S.869  An Act relating to the age of consent in certain criminal prosecutions for sexual assault and rape of a child  Joan B. Lovely    3/21/2016   
S.493  An Act relative to motor vehicle service contracts  Eileen M. Donoghue    4/7/2016   
S.1408  An Act relative to disability pension benefits and earnings reports  Marc R. Pacheco    3/3/2016   
S.1264  An Act relative to criminal justice training regarding autistic persons  Anne M. Gobi    4/7/2016   
S.1252  An Act relative to dangerous weapons  Eileen M. Donoghue    4/7/2016   
H.3845  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Joseph LoConte, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation  Adrian Madaro    11/19/2015   
S.2170  An Act relative to local public housing authorities access to the dental insurance plan managed by the group insurance commission   Michael D. Brady    4/25/2016   
S.1853  An Act relative to vehicle idling  Thomas M. McGee    7/28/2015   
S.1021  An Act relative to workers compensation insurance  James T. Welch    6/15/2015   
S.92  An Act requiring equal benefits for all new mothers  Mark C. Montigny    10/5/2015   
H.4566  An Act relative to language opportunity for our kids  House Committee on Ways and Means    8/2/2016   
S.1368  An Act relative to the survivor benefits of Michael J. Simeone  Anne M. Gobi    3/31/2016