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.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 a certain residential tax exemption in the city of Chelsea  Sal N. DiDomenico   Correctly Drawn 
S.2396  An Act clarifying municipal authority regarding cash sureties and foreclosures  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 
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   Correctly Drawn 
S.2473  An Act relative to amphibious sight-seeing vehicle safety  Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Correctly Drawn 
S.2466  An Act relative to the commonwealth's direct-care workforce for elderly and disabled consumers  Senate Committee on Ways and Means   Correctly Drawn 
S.2249  An Act authorizing the temporary use of the Clapp elementary school property in the City of Woburn for civic purposes  Kenneth J. Donnelly   Correctly Drawn 
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  
Correctly Drawn 
H.3818  An Act authorizing the city of Springfield to lease certain land  Carlos Gonzalez   Correctly Drawn 
H.4159  An Act authorizing the change in use of certain park land in the city of Springfield   Benjamin Swan   Correctly Drawn 
H.4519  An Act authorizing the division of capital asset management and maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land in the town of Stoneham  Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight   Correctly Drawn 
H.4464  An Act authorizing the city of Salem to convey a certain parcel of park land.  Paul Tucker
Joan B. Lovely  
Correctly Drawn 
H.3637  An Act designating a certain bridge in the city of Boston as The Honorable Arthur J. Lewis, Jr. Bridge  Edward F. Coppinger
Michael F. Rush  
Correctly Drawn 
H.3686  An Act relative to the maximum age of special police officers in the city known as the town of Bridgewater  Angelo L. D'Emilia
Marc R. Pacheco  
Correctly Drawn 
H.4303  An Act establishing the Somerville municipal job creation and retention trust   Christine P. Barber   Correctly Drawn 
H.3344  An Act relative to the composition of the Salem Board of Health  Paul Tucker
Joan B. Lovely  
Correctly Drawn 
H.3881  An Act relative to the creation of a renewable energy fund in the town of Dedham  Paul McMurtry
Michael F. Rush  
Correctly Drawn 
H.3629  An Act authorizing the town of Wakefield to exchange a certain parcel of land  Paul Brodeur   Correctly Drawn 
H.4379  An Act authorizing the change of use of certain park land in the town of South Hadley  John W. Scibak   Correctly Drawn 
H.3948  An Act authorizing the city of Springfield to convey a certain parcel of real property to the Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity  House Committee on Bills in the Third Reading   Correctly Drawn 
H.4508  An Act authorizing the town of Weston to transfer certain parcels of recreation land from the recreation commission to the conservation commission  Alice Hanlon Peisch   Correctly Drawn 
H.4516  An Act authorizing the Department of Fish and Game to grant an easement to the town of Bourne in exchange for a conservation restriction on town land  David T. Vieira   Correctly Drawn 
H.4217  An Act relative to the Robin Reyes Capital Stabilization Fund in the town of Dedham  Joint Committee on Revenue   Correctly Drawn 
H.4521  An Act authorizing the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance to convey certain land in the town of New Salem  Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight   Correctly Drawn 
H.4308  An Act authorizing the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance to transfer certain parcels of land in the city of Westfield to the office of the Chief Medical Examiner and the department of youth services   House Committee on Ways and Means   Correctly Drawn 
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   Correctly Drawn 
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  
Correctly Drawn 
H.4548  An act authorizing the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to acquire certain parcels of land in the city known as the town of Weymouth.  Ronald Mariano   Correctly Drawn 
H.3664  An Act authorizing the town of Orleans to lease a certain parcel of land  Sarah K. Peake
Daniel A. Wolf  
Correctly Drawn 
H.3957  An Act providing for the use of a certain parcel of land in the city of Woburn for recreational purposes  James J. Dwyer   Correctly Drawn 
H.4262  An Act authorizing the city of Holyoke to establish a program for enforcement against illegal dumping  Aaron Vega   Correctly Drawn 
H.4522  An Act authorizing the division of capital asset management and maintenance to grant to The Association for Community Living, Inc. certain parcels of land in the city of Springfield  Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight   Correctly Drawn 
S.2189  An Act authorizing the town of Southwick to continue the employment of police chief David A. Ricardi  Donald F. Humason, Jr.   Correctly Drawn 
H.3617  An Act relative to certain affordable housing in the city of Boston  Gloria L. Fox   Correctly Drawn 
H.4468  An Act authorizing the lease or other disposition of certain parcels of land in the city of Boston  Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight   Correctly Drawn 
H.4479  An Act authorizing the city of Salem to establish the Salem Harbor Port Authority  Theodore C. Speliotis   Correctly Drawn 
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  
Correctly Drawn 
H.3714  An Act authorizing the town of North Andover to grant an additional liquor license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Correctly Drawn 
S.2397  An Act relative to the selection of school committeepersons in the city known as the Town of Agawam  Donald F. Humason, Jr.   Correctly Drawn 
H.4316  An Act relative to the town administrator in the town of Hingham  Garrett J. Bradley   Correctly Drawn 
H.3885  An Act relative to special police officers in the city of Newton  Kay Khan   Correctly Drawn 
H.4364  An Act relative to preservation of evidence for victims of rape and sexual assault  Joint Committee on the Judiciary   Correctly Drawn 
H.4433  An Act establishing a 4-year term for the office of mayor in the city known as the town of West Springfield   Michael J. Finn   Correctly Drawn 
H.3924  An Act relative to the town of Mattapoisett general by-laws  William M. Straus   Correctly Drawn 
H.4337  An Act exempting certain positions in the city of Marlborough from the Civil Service Law  Danielle W. Gregoire   Correctly Drawn 
S.2319  An Act authorizing the town of Warren to continue the employment of Dennis Desrosiers  Anne M. Gobi   Correctly Drawn 
S.2355  An Act relative to the membership of the conservation commission of the town of Sturbridge  Anne M. Gobi   Correctly Drawn 
H.4529  An Act authorizing the city of Salem to grant 2 additional licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Correctly Drawn 
H.4551  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   Correctly Drawn 
H.4012  An Act authorizing the appointment of special police officers in the town of Dracut  Colleen M. Garry   Correctly Drawn 
H.4051  An Act making a corrective change for a certain reserve fund in the town of Hingham  Garrett J. Bradley   Correctly Drawn 
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   Correctly Drawn 
H.4528  An Act authorizing the town of Fairhaven to grant 1 additional license for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Correctly Drawn 
S.2291  An Act authorizing the town of Wenham to grant an additional license for the sale of wines and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises  Bruce E. Tarr   Correctly Drawn 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
S.1078  An Act relative to the charter of the town of Sutton  Ryan C. Fattman    9/24/2015   
H.1642  An Act designating the Westfield district courthouse as the John Greaney Courthouse  John C. Velis    7/28/2016   
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   
H.1194  An Act to correct procedural omission regarding actions against certain decedents under Uniform Probate Code  Garrett J. Bradley    8/15/2016   
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.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   
S.1953  An Act providing for recall elections in the town of East Bridgewater  Thomas P. Kennedy    7/14/2016   
H.3685  An Act amending the charter of the town of Concord  Cory Atkins    9/8/2016   
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   
S.1992  An Act authorizing the town of Milton to establish a special purpose stabilization fund  Brian A. Joyce    1/28/2016   
H.3715  An Act authorizing the town of Northborough to grant additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    9/6/2016   
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   
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.3966  An Act relative to certain land in the town of Plymouth  Mathew Muratore    7/30/2016   
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.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.4153  An Act designating a certain bridge in the city of Boston as the Navy Cross Recipient PFC Alvin Richard Gale, USMC Memorial Bridge  Angelo M. Scaccia    8/8/2016   
H.4328  An Act relative to the Hampshire Council of Governments   Peter V. Kocot    7/21/2016   
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.2281  An Act authorizing the Town of Windsor to continue the employment of Police Chief Thomas Barnaby  Benjamin B. Downing    6/28/2016   
H.4326  An Act relative to the cultivation of marijuana and marihuana  Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government    8/15/2016   
H.4372  An Act to change the town lines between the towns of Aquinnah and Chilmark  Timothy R. Madden 
Daniel A. Wolf  
9/22/2016   
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.4338  An Act providing that future members of the police force of the town of Sharon shall be exempt from the provisions of the civil service law  Louis L. Kafka    9/15/2016   
H.4339  An Act authorizing the town of Sharon to abate certain real property taxes.  Louis L. Kafka    9/1/2016   
H.4375  An Act authorizing the town of Plymouth to establish a special fund  Mathew Muratore    8/15/2016   
H.4378  An Act establishing a certain reserve fund in the town of Middleton  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    6/29/2016   
H.4380  An Act providing for alternate members of the old and historic district commission of the town of Marblehead  Lori A. Ehrlich    8/29/2016   
S.2322  An Act providing for recall elections in the town of Hawley  Benjamin B. Downing    7/23/2016   
H.4411  An Act relative to the charter of the town of Westborough  Danielle W. Gregoire    8/25/2016   
H.4531  An Act establishing an appointed Highway Superintendent in the town of Plympton  Thomas J. Calter    9/8/2016   
H.4530  An Act authorizing the town of Webster to grant a license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    9/19/2016   
H.4536  An Act relative to the Middlesex Canal Commission  House Committee on Ways and Means    8/25/2016   
H.4550  An Act authorizing the town of Foxborough to grant 3 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises within a site containing a development to be known as Downtown Foxborough  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    8/29/2016   
H.4589  An Act validating the actions taken at a special town election held in the town of Westport  Charles D. Baker    9/22/2016   
H.4602  An Act providing for recall elections in the town of Bolton  Theodore C. Speliotis    9/6/2016   
H.4609  An Act authorizing the town of Foxborough to grant 4 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises within a site containing a development to be known as Route One  Theodore C. Speliotis    9/15/2016   
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