Senate Committee onBills in the Third Reading

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It shall be the duty of the committee on Bills in the Third Reading to consider all bills and resolves prior to their final reading, and examine, correct and recommend such amendments as may be necessary concerning duplication, grammatical errors, and constitutionality. The committee shall also consider all amendments subsequent to third reading and all amendments from the House. The committee shall also act in relation to all resolutions and proposals, and act on any other matters referred thereto.
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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
H.3831  An Act establishing a community enhancement fee stabilization fund in the city of Everett  Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr.   Correctly Drawn 
S.2085  An Act authorizing the town of Becket to establish a parks and recreation committee  Benjamin B. Downing   Recommended Amendment 
H.4161  An Act designating the Sunday preceding the third Monday in April as First Responder Day  Theodore C. Speliotis   Correctly Drawn 
H.3738  An Act further regulating the Position of Highway Surveyor in the Town of Hanson  Josh S. Cutler   Correctly Drawn 
S.2112  An Act increasing the membership of the board of selectmen of the town of Milton  Brian A. Joyce   Correctly Drawn 
S.1983  An Act authorizing the town of Andover school district to convey a certain parcel of land  Barbara L'Italien   Correctly Drawn 
S.2001  An Act further defining a quorum of a public body in the town of Milton  Brian A. Joyce   Correctly Drawn 
H.4031  An Act authorizing the town of Saugus to designate a check-off box on its tax bills for the Saugus Veterans Relief Fund  Joint Committee on Revenue   Correctly Drawn 
S.693  An Act relative to the membership of Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority  Benjamin B. Downing   Correctly Drawn 
H.3244  An Act authorizing the town of Sterling to grant certain nitrogen loading easements  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.   Correctly Drawn 
S.2086  An Act authorizing the town of Westport to indemnify the payment of certain medical expenses for a retired firefighter  Michael J. Rodrigues   Correctly Drawn 
H.3783  An Act authorizing the town of Montague to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Stephen Kulik   Correctly Drawn 
S.2068  An Act relative to certain charges and fees in the town of Charlton  Anne M. Gobi   Correctly Drawn 
H.3595  An Act authorizing the town of Sharon to abate certain real property taxes  Louis L. Kafka   Correctly Drawn 
H.3784  An Act providing for recall elections in the town of Shirley  Jennifer E. Benson
James B. Eldridge  
Correctly Drawn 
S.2091  An Act authorizing the town of Middleborough to grant an additional license for the sale of wines and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises  Marc R. Pacheco   Correctly Drawn 
H.4042  An Act authorizing the city of Northampton to grant additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Theodore C. Speliotis   Correctly Drawn 
H.3582  An Act to clarify the executive powers of the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners in the town of Foxborough  F. Jay Barrows   Correctly Drawn 
H.3800  An Act relative to the Canoe River aquifer advisory committee  Claire D. Cronin
Louis L. Kafka  
Correctly Drawn 
S.2072  An Act authorizing one additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises and one additional license for the sale of an all alcoholic beverages to be drunk off the premises in the town of West Bridgewater  Brian A. Joyce   Correctly Drawn 
S.2282  An Act relative to tax abatements for deaf residents  Senate Committee on Rules   Correctly Drawn 
S.1537  An Act providing volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians with a local option real estate tax exemption  Michael J. Rodrigues   Correctly Drawn 
S.2283  An Act relative to nondiscrimination regional advisory boards  Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Correctly Drawn 
S.1936  An Act authorizing the County of Nantucket to convey certain parcels of land to the town of Nantucket  Daniel A. Wolf   Correctly Drawn 
S.1935  An Act authorizing the town of Nantucket to convey certain land held for open space, recreational or conservation purposes to the Nantucket Islands Land Bank and Madaket Construction Trust for open space, recreational or conservation purposes  Daniel A. Wolf   Correctly Drawn 
H.3892  An Act authorizing the Nantucket Islands Land Bank to convey certain parcels of land held for open space, recreational or conservation purposes to the town of Nantucket for open spaces, recreational or conservation purposes  Timothy R. Madden
Daniel A. Wolf  
Correctly Drawn 
H.1858  An Act relative to the Nantucket Memorial Airport Fuel Revolving Account  Timothy R. Madden
Daniel A. Wolf  
Correctly Drawn 
H.3641  An Act relative to signing of warrants for payment in the town of Tyngsborough  Colleen M. Garry   Correctly Drawn 
H.3708  An Act relative to the charter of the town of Harwich  Sarah K. Peake
Daniel A. Wolf  
Correctly Drawn 
H.3853  An Act relative to the form of representative town government in the town of North Attleborough  Elizabeth A. Poirier   Correctly Drawn 
H.3801  An Act designating a certain bridge in the town of Harwich as the United States Navy Lieutenant Junior Grade Ralph Wallace Burns Memorial Bridge  Sarah K. Peake   Correctly Drawn 
H.4007  An Act relative to the membership of the South Essex Sewerage District Board  Theodore C. Speliotis
Joan B. Lovely  
Correctly Drawn 
H.3977  An Act increasing the membership of the board of health in the town of Framingham  Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government   Correctly Drawn 
H.3940  An Act authorizing the town of Wayland to increase the annual spending limit for its recreation department revolving fund  Carmine L. Gentile   Correctly Drawn 
H.3976  An Act authorizing the town of Falmouth to convey certain land to the West Falmouth Library, Inc.   Timothy R. Madden
Viriato M. deMacedo  
Correctly Drawn 
S.1372  An Act authorizing the town of Tolland to continue the employment of police officer Lester M. Walker  Donald F. Humason, Jr.   Correctly Drawn 
H.3860  An Act authorizing the city of Lawrence to establish a program for enforcement against illegal dumping  Joint Committee on the Judiciary   Correctly Drawn 
H.3711  An Act authorizing the town of Lincoln to grant a license for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises   Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Correctly Drawn 
H.4184  An Act further regulating the sale of alcoholic beverages in the city of Somerville  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Correctly Drawn 
S.2268  An Act relative to the city of Chelsea's residential tax exemption  Sal N. DiDomenico   Correctly Drawn 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.3617  An Act relative to certain affordable housing in the city of Boston  Gloria L. Fox    3/31/2016   
S.1078  An Act relative to the charter of the town of Sutton  Ryan C. Fattman    9/24/2015   
S.897  An Act relative to Forest Hills Cemetery  Michael F. Rush    3/30/2016   
S.1066  An Act allowing the city of Everett to increase the fee for lodging house licenses  Sal N. DiDomenico    7/29/2015   
S.1067  An Act allowing the city of Everett to increase the fee for second class motor dealers licenses  Sal N. DiDomenico    7/29/2015   
S.24  An Act amending the town charter for the town of Randolph  Brian A. Joyce    4/30/2015   
H.3344  An Act relative to the composition of the Salem Board of Health  Paul Tucker 
Joan B. Lovely  
6/29/2016   
H.3598  An Act relative to preliminary elections for certain offices in the city of Lawrence  Frank A. Moran    10/15/2015   
S.1951  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Robert McMahan, an employee of the Department of Public Health  Marc R. Pacheco    10/19/2015   
H.3561  An Act relative to the interest rate on sewer assessments in the town of Stoughton  House Committee on Bills in the Third Reading    7/29/2015   
H.3575  An Act authorizing the town of Pelham to continue the employment of Raymond A. Murphy, Jr. as fire chief  Ellen Story    6/9/2016   
S.1937  An Act increasing the exemption for residential property to 30 percent in the town of Nantucket  Daniel A. Wolf    4/7/2016   
S.1940  An Act authorizing the relocation, replacement, reconstruction and maintenance of a piling supported building in the town of Newbury  Bruce E. Tarr    7/29/2015   
H.3594  An Act authorizing the town of Pembroke to use water supply and conservation land for public way purposes  Josh S. Cutler    11/5/2015   
H.3637  An Act designating a certain bridge in the city of Boston The Honorable Arthur J. Lewis, Jr. Bridge  Edward F. Coppinger 
Michael F. Rush  
3/30/2016   
S.1957  An Act providing for recall elections in the town of Erving  Stanley C. Rosenberg    3/31/2016   
S.1967  An Act relative to the provision of group health insurance benefits in the town of Athol  Anne M. Gobi    1/28/2016   
S.1963  An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Anthony Hart, an employee of the Department of Mental Health  Harriette L. Chandler    8/24/2015   
H.3649  An Act relative to the health insurance of certain elected individuals in the town of Tyringham  William Smitty Pignatelli 
Benjamin B. Downing  
4/7/2016   
H.3664  An Act authorizing the town of Orleans to lease a certain parcel of land  Sarah K. Peake 
Daniel A. Wolf  
11/18/2015   
H.3686  An Act relative to the appointment of special police officers in the town of Bridgewater  Angelo L. D'Emilia 
Marc R. Pacheco  
3/31/2016   
S.1992  An Act authorizing the town of Milton to establish a special purpose stabilization fund  Brian A. Joyce    1/28/2016   
H.3742  An Act establishing a year-round market rate rental housing trust fund in the town of Provincetown  Sarah K. Peake 
Daniel A. Wolf  
6/16/2016   
H.3778  An Act validating the actions taken at the annual town election held in the town of Dudley  Charles D. Baker    3/31/2016   
S.2042  An Act relative to the Gloucester Fisheries Commission  Bruce E. Tarr    3/31/2016   
H.3834  An Act authorizing the conveyance of a certain parcel of land in the town of Lynnfield  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    1/21/2016   
S.2053  An Act supporting military leave  Senate Committee on Ways and Means    11/18/2015   
S.2055  An Act authorizing the city of Easthampton to grant eight additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Donald F. Humason, Jr.    3/10/2016   
H.3872  An Act authorizing the town of Walpole to grant 5 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Louis L. Kafka 
James E. Timilty  
3/3/2016   
H.3881  An Act relative to the creation of a renewable energy fund in the town of Dedham  Paul McMurtry 
Michael F. Rush  
6/28/2016   
H.3891  An Act authorizing the city of Salem to grant one additional license for the sale of wine and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises and establishing and economic development fund  Paul Tucker 
Joan B. Lovely  
6/29/2016   
H.3924  An Act relative to the town of Mattapoisett general by-laws  William M. Straus    3/31/2016   
H.3896  An Act authorizing the town of Westborough to grant an additional liquor license  Hannah Kane    5/19/2016   
H.3957  An Act relative to the use of a parcel of land in the city of Woburn for recreational purposes  James J. Dwyer    6/28/2016   
S.2090  An Act authorizing the town of Middleborough to exchange certain parcels of conservation land  Marc R. Pacheco    3/31/2016   
H.3991  An Act validating action taken by the Martha's Vineyard Refuse Disposal and Resource Recovery District  Timothy R. Madden 
Daniel A. Wolf  
3/21/2016   
H.3948  An Act authorizing the City of Springfield to transfer certain property to Habitat for Humanity  House Committee on Bills in the Third Reading    1/28/2016   
H.4003  An Act amending the charter of the city known as the town of Greenfield  Paul W. Mark    4/28/2016   
H.4014  An Act authorizing the town administrator of the town of Milton to appoint the police chief   Walter F. Timilty    5/12/2016   
H.4158  An Act authorizing the town of Rehoboth to transfer a conservation easement on a certain parcel of land  Steven S. Howitt 
James E. Timilty  
6/28/2016   
S.2130  An Act authorizing the town of Hubbardston to exchange of a parcel of land located on Ragged Hill Road for a parcel of land located on Gardner Road  Anne M. Gobi    3/31/2016   
S.2201  An Act relative to liquor licenses within the town of Salisbury  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    4/28/2016   
S.2225  An Act relative to contracts in the city of Somerville  Patricia D. Jehlen    6/16/2016   
H.4217  An Act relative to the Robin Reyes Capital Stabilization Fund in the town of Dedham  Joint Committee on Revenue    6/29/2016   
H.4185  An Act authorizing the town of Acton to grant 16 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages and 6 additional licenses for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    6/16/2016   
H.4238  An Act authorizing the town of Foxborough to grant 2 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    6/29/2016   
S.2250  An Act authorizing the town of Mendon to return a certain parcel in the town of Mendon to John D. Gannett, Jr. and Ute D. Gannett  Ryan C. Fattman    6/16/2016   
S.2249  An Act relative to the temporary use of the Clapp School in the City of Woburn  Kenneth J. Donnelly    6/16/2016   
H.4246  An Act authorizing the city of Medford to use certain land for any municipal purpose  House Committee on Bills in the Third Reading    5/12/2016   
S.2281  An Act authorizing the Town of Windsor to continue the employment of Police Chief Thomas Barnaby  Benjamin B. Downing    6/28/2016   
S.2291  An Act authorizing the town of Wenham to grant an additional license for the sale of alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises  Bruce E. Tarr    6/29/2016   
H.4303  An Act authorizing the establishment of a municipal job creation and retention trust and project mitigation contribution ("linkage") program for job creation and retention in the city of Somerville  Christine P. Barber    6/16/2016   
S.2300  An Act authorizing the town of Spencer to issue certain bonds for terms of 30 years  Anne M. Gobi    6/29/2016   
H.4378  An Act establishing a certain reserve fund in the town of Middleton  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    6/29/2016   
S.2319  An Act authorizing the town of Warren to continue the employment of Dennis Desrosiers  Anne M. Gobi    6/29/2016   
S.1626  Resolve relative to Southern Middlesex County  Kenneth J. Donnelly    4/25/2016   
S.2000  Message from His Excellency the Governor (pursuant to Part the Second, Chapter I, Section I, Article II of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) returning with his objections thereto in writing, the engrossed Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Anthony Hart, an employee of the Department of Mental Health (Senate, No. 1963).  Charles D. Baker    8/24/2015   
S.2007  Message from His Excellency the Governor (pursuant to Part the Second, Chapter I, Section I, Article II of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) returning with his objections thereto in writing, the engrossed Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Robert McMahan, an employee of the Department of Public Health (Senate, No. 1951, amended).  Charles D. Baker    9/8/2015   
S.2007  Message from His Excellency the Governor (pursuant to Part the Second, Chapter I, Section I, Article II of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) returning with his objections thereto in writing, the engrossed Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Robert McMahan, an employee of the Department of Public Health (Senate, No. 1951, amended).  Charles D. Baker    9/8/2015   
S.2007  Message from His Excellency the Governor (pursuant to Part the Second, Chapter I, Section I, Article II of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) returning with his objections thereto in writing, the engrossed Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Robert McMahan, an employee of the Department of Public Health (Senate, No. 1951, amended).  Charles D. Baker    10/28/2015   
S.2007  Message from His Excellency the Governor (pursuant to Part the Second, Chapter I, Section I, Article II of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) returning with his objections thereto in writing, the engrossed Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Robert McMahan, an employee of the Department of Public Health (Senate, No. 1951, amended).  Charles D. Baker    10/28/2015