Senate Committee onWays and Means

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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
S.1923  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Denise Dellagrotte, an employee of the Trial Court  Bruce E. Tarr   Favorable with Amendment 
H.3358  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Thomas J. Doucette, an employee of the Department of Correction  Kenneth I. Gordon
Kenneth J. Donnelly  
Favorable 
H.3348  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Kim Quitadamo, an employee of the Trial Court  Kimberly N. Ferguson   Favorable 
H.3606  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Valerie Loiacono Daley, an employee of the trial court  James R. Miceli   Favorable 
S.1954  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Susan Welliver, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation  John F. Keenan   Favorable 
S.1969  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for John J. Monahan, an employee of the Trial Court  Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Redraft 
H.3364  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Janet Maslowski, an employee of the Franklin/Hampshire Juvenile Court  Peter V. Kocot   Favorable with Amendment 
H.66  An Act authorizing the Commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey certain parcels of land in the town of North Reading to the town of North Reading  House Committee on Ways and Means   Favorable 
S.1541  An Act to promote sales tax fairness for main street retailers through minimum simplification  Michael J. Rodrigues   Favorable with Amendment 
S.451  An Act providing for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change  Marc R. Pacheco   Favorable with Amendment 
S.1956  An Act creating uniform beach warnings  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture   Favorable with Amendment 
H.3625  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Raoul Santos, an employee of the Military Division  David T. Vieira   Favorable 
H.3642  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Craig Lindberg, an employee of the Department of Children and Families  Kimberly N. Ferguson   Favorable 
S.1963  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Anthony Hart, an employee of the Department of Mental Health  Harriette L. Chandler   Favorable 
S.882  An Act clearing titles to foreclosed properties  Michael O. Moore   Favorable with Amendment 
S.1970  An Act relative to innovative communities  Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies   Favorable with Amendment 
H.3657  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Jeremy Bray, an employee of the Department of Correction  Dennis A. Rosa
Jennifer L. Flanagan  
Favorable 
S.1951  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Robert McMahan, an employee of the Department of Public Health  Marc R. Pacheco   Favorable with Amendment 
H.3609  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Michela T. Paone-Stuart, an employee of the Department of Correction   Frank A. Moran   Favorable 
H.3703  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Linda Vitt, an employee of the Trial Court  Paul J. Donato
David F. DeCoste  
Favorable 
H.3652  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Paula Campbell, an employee of the Trial Court  Louis L. Kafka   Favorable 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
S.75  An Act relative to the re-homing of children  Jennifer L. Flanagan    7/21/2015   
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   
S.101  An Act revising the interstate compact on the placement of children  Karen E. Spilka    7/21/2015   
S.67  An Act relating to special education evaluation and referral  Sal N. DiDomenico    7/21/2015   
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   
S.1101  An Act establishing the Assawompset pond complex flood management district commission  Michael J. Rodrigues    7/20/2015   
S.990  An Act relative to the penalty for failure to provide workers' compensation insurance  Thomas M. McGee    6/15/2015   
S.757  An Act regulating notaries public to protect consumers and the validity and effectiveness of recorded instruments  Cynthia S. Creem    6/25/2015   
S.1349  An Act relative to municipal police officer examinations  Benjamin B. Downing    6/4/2015   
S.1440  An Act relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining  James E. Timilty    7/27/2015   
S.1381  An Act to define surplus for retirement systems  John F. Keenan    6/4/2015   
S.1853  An Act relative to vehicle idling  Thomas M. McGee    7/28/2015   
S.1400  An Act further regulating group insurance benefits for state employees and retired state employees  Thomas M. McGee    7/28/2015   
S.1812  An Act relative to motor vehicle license suspension  Harriette L. Chandler    8/20/2015   
S.1021  An Act relative to workers compensation insurance  James T. Welch    6/15/2015   
S.1058  An Act relative to redevelopment in the Roxbury area of the city of Boston  Sonia Chang-Diaz    7/20/2015   
S.250  An Act to assist parental choice concerning special education placements  Sonia Chang-Diaz    7/23/2015   
S.251  An Act relative to dropout prevention and recovery  Sonia Chang-Diaz    7/23/2015   
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.72  An Act establishing a plan to ensure the educational stability of foster children  Ryan C. Fattman    7/21/2015   
S.1438  An Act relative to line of duty death benefits  James E. Timilty    6/4/2015   
S.408  An Act establishing the Massachusetts paint stewardship program  Anne M. Gobi    7/23/2015   
S.972  An Act relative to permissible topics of collective bargaining  Kenneth J. Donnelly    6/15/2015   
S.983  An Act to establish pay equity  Patricia D. Jehlen    8/3/2015   
S.71  An Act promoting restorative justice practices  James B. Eldridge    7/21/2015   
S.458  An Act relative to 2030 and 2040 emissions benchmarks  Marc R. Pacheco    7/23/2015   
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.95  An Act relative to foster kids  Kathleen O'Connor Ives    7/21/2015   
S.967  An Act relative to enhanced enforcement of civil penalties  Sal N. DiDomenico    7/27/2015   
S.110  An Act lessening the financial burden on small limited liability companies  Eileen M. Donoghue    7/20/2015   
S.469  An Act regulating the processing of lobsters  Bruce E. Tarr    7/23/2015   
S.63  An Act relative to child custody  Harriette L. Chandler    7/21/2015   
S.968  An Act relative to fairness in worker’s compensation disfigurement benefits  Sal N. DiDomenico    6/15/2015   
S.697  An Act relative to credit building  James B. Eldridge    7/16/2015   
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.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.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.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.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   
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.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   
H.3591  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Carol Gulino, an employee of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission  Paul R. Heroux 
James E. Timilty  
7/13/2015   
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.1977  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Kenneth Bascomb, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Correction  Brian A. Joyce    8/20/2015   
H.3611  An Act to legitimize structures after six or ten years of continuous use  Joint Committee on the Judiciary    6/25/2015   
S.1975  An Act relative to regional bonus aid  Joint Committee on Education    7/23/2015   
S.1976  An Act to promote quality physical education  Joint Committee on Education    7/23/2015   
S.1980  An Act establishing a Commonwealth citizen service initiative  Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development    7/27/2015   
S.1915  Resolve relative to the reimbursement of Chester Gorski  Benjamin B. Downing    4/15/2015   
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