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.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 Nantucket County 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 Conservation 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 
S.2396  An Act clarifying municipal authority regarding cash sureties  Senate Committee on Bills in the Third Reading   Redraft 
H.3834  An Act authorizing the conveyance of a certain parcel of land in the town of Lynnfield  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.   Correctly Drawn 
S.2201  An Act Authorizing the town of Salisbury to grant 5 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises   Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Correctly Drawn 
H.3575  An Act authorizing the town of Pelham to continue the employment of Raymond A. Murphy, Jr. as fire chief  Ellen Story   Correctly Drawn 
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   Correctly Drawn 
S.2225  An Act relative to municipal contracts in the city of Somerville  Patricia D. Jehlen   Correctly Drawn 
H.3649  An Act relative to the health insurance of certain elected individuals in the town of Tyringham  William Smitty Pignatelli
Benjamin B. Downing  
Correctly Drawn 
S.2090  An Act authorizing the town of Middleborough to exchange certain parcels of conservation land  Marc R. Pacheco   Correctly Drawn 
H.3896  An Act authorizing the town of Westborough to grant 1 additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Hannah Kane   Correctly Drawn 
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  
Correctly Drawn 
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   Correctly Drawn 
H.4459  An Act relative to simulcasting and racing days  House Committee on Ways and Means   Correctly Drawn 
S.2130  An Act authorizing the town of Hubbardston to convey a certain parcel of land  Anne M. Gobi   Correctly Drawn 
H.4439  An Act validating the actions taken at a special town meeting held in the town of Templeton  Charles D. Baker   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   
H.3569  An Act relative to the charter of the city of Chelsea  Daniel J. Ryan    7/12/2016   
S.2368  An Act relative to eliminating sub-precinct 9A in the town of Andover  Barbara L'Italien    7/13/2016   
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   
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   
H.3629  An Act relative to certain parcels of land in the town of Wakefield  Paul Brodeur    7/12/2016   
S.1953  An Act providing for recall elections in the town of East Bridgewater  Thomas P. Kennedy    7/14/2016   
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.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.3714  An Act authorizing the town of North Andover to grant an additional liquor license for the sale of alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    6/30/2016   
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   
H.3818  An Act authorizing the city of Springfield to lease certain land  Carlos Gonzalez    7/15/2016   
S.2042  An Act relative to the Gloucester Fisheries Commission  Bruce E. Tarr    3/31/2016   
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.3938  An Act relative to the conveyance of a certain parcel of land in the town of Foxborough to the Foxborough housing authority  F. Jay Barrows    7/8/2016   
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.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   
H.3968  An Act relative to the charter of the town of Plymouth  Mathew Muratore    7/14/2016   
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.2244  An Act relative to serving wine in private clubs   Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    7/21/2016   
S.2244  An Act relative to serving wine in private clubs   Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    7/21/2016   
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   
S.2189  An Act authorizing the town of Southwick to continue the employment of police chief David Ricardi  Donald F. Humason, Jr.    7/14/2016   
H.4159  An Act authorizing the change in use of certain park land in the city of Springfield   Benjamin Swan    7/15/2016   
H.4328  An Act relative to the Hampshire Council of Governments   Peter V. Kocot    7/21/2016   
H.4293  An Act conveying a certain parcel of land on East First Street in the South Boston section of the City of Boston  Nick Collins 
Linda Dorcena Forry  
7/15/2016   
S.2272  An Act authorizing the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land in the town of Concord  Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight    7/18/2016   
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   
H.4306  An Act authorizing the city of New Bedford to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    7/13/2016   
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.4262  An Act authorizing the city of Holyoke to establish a program for enforcement against illegal dumping  Aaron Vega    7/13/2016   
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.4308  An Act providing for transfers of land in Westfield  House Committee on Ways and Means    7/23/2016   
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.2322  An Act providing for recall elections in the town of Hawley  Benjamin B. Downing    7/23/2016   
S.2355  An Act relative to the membership of the conservation commission of the town of Sturbridge  Anne M. Gobi    7/23/2016   
S.2397  An Act relative to the leadership and governance of the city known as the town of Agawam  Donald F. Humason, Jr.    7/23/2016   
H.4468  An Act relative to a certain parcel of land in the City of Boston  Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight    7/23/2016   
H.4479  An Act authorizing the city of Salem to establish the Salem Harbor Port Authority  Theodore C. Speliotis    7/13/2016   
H.4518  An Act authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to grant certain easements in the city of Medford and in the town of Winchester  Paul J. Donato    7/15/2016   
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