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Event Detail – Joint Committee on the Judiciary

Status:Completed

Event Date:9/20/2011

Start Time:1:00 PM

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Sentencing and Re-Entry

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S635 By Mr. Baddour (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 635) of [PETITIONERS LIST] for legislation relative to sentencing. The Judiciary. Steven A. Baddour
2 S641 By Mr. Berry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 641) of Frederick E. Berry for legislation to enforce domestic violence laws. The Judiciary. Frederick E. Berry
3 S672 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 672) of Harriette L. Chandler, Cynthia S. Creem, Patricia D. Jehlen, Karen E. Spilka and others for legislation to sentence children. The Judiciary. Harriette L. Chandler
4 S697 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 697) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to the penalty for vandalism. The Judiciary. Cynthia S. Creem
5 S729 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 729) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to expand intensive parole supervision. The Judiciary. Cynthia S. Creem
6 S743 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 743) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to establish sentencing guidelines. The Judiciary. Cynthia S. Creem
7 S756 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 756) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to sentencing laws. The Judiciary. Cynthia S. Creem
8 S757 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 757) of Cynthia S. Creem, Elizabeth A. Malia, James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan and others for legislation relative to school zones. The Judiciary. Cynthia S. Creem
9 S758 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 758) of Cynthia S. Creem, Elizabeth A. Malia, Thomas M. McGee, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to drug mandatory minimum sentences. The Judiciary. Cynthia S. Creem
10 S763 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 763) of Benjamin B. Downing and James E. Timilty for legislation relative to heroin trafficking. The Judiciary. Benjamin B. Downing
11 S793 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 793) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to mandate that offenses for which a pardon has been granted be expunged from criminal offender record information reports. The Judiciary. Brian A. Joyce
12 S803 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 803) of John F. Keenan and James J. Dwyer for legislation to further define convictions of offenses resulting in forfeiture of retirement rights. The Judiciary. John F. Keenan
13 S839 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 839) of Anthony W. Petruccelli for legislation relative to civil infractions. The Judiciary. Anthony W. Petruccelli
14 S850 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 850) of Richard J. Ross, George T. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund, Todd M. Smola and others for legislation relative to the unsealing of records. The Judiciary. Richard J. Ross
15 S858 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 858) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to require mandatory post release supervision and assistance for all offenders released from state and county incarceration. The Judiciary. Michael F. Rush
16 S866 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 866) of Karen E. Spilka, Tom Sannicandro, Benjamin Swan, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for protection from domestic violence. The Judiciary. Karen E. Spilka
17 S874 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 874) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to provide for increased penalties for persons who commit crimes against the elderly. The Judiciary. Bruce E. Tarr
18 S878 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to the appropriate use of public funds. The Judiciary. Bruce E. Tarr
19 S879 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 879) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Richard J. Ross for legislation to enhance the punishment for child endangerment. The Judiciary. Bruce E. Tarr
20 S884 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 884) of Bruce E. Tarr, Joyce A. Spiliotis, Steven L. Levy, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect children from harm. The Judiciary. Bruce E. Tarr
21 S892 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 892) of Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Timilty, Katherine M. Clark, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for a special commission to study the feasibility and cost of adopting the federal parole guidelines. The Judiciary. Bruce E. Tarr
22 S908 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 908) of Steven A. Tolman, Thomas M. McGee and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation to reform the "school zone" law for drug offenses. The Judiciary. Steven A. Tolman
23 S909 By Mr. Tolman, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 909) of Jehlen, McGee and Tolman for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentencing laws for drug offenders [Joint Committee on the Judiciary]. Steven A. Tolman
24 H40 A message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation relative to criminal sentencing
25 H401 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 401) of Bruce J. Ayers that provision be made for a minimum mandatory sentence for the willful destruction of burial tombs and grave markers. The Judiciary. Bruce J. Ayers
26 H419 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 419) of Michael A. Costello relative to certain civil infractions. The Judiciary. Michael A. Costello
27 H426 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 426) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to mandatory sentences for assaults on a law enforcement officers. The Judiciary. Viriato Manuel deMacedo
28 H432 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 432) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to repeat domestic violence offenders. The Judiciary. James J. Dwyer
29 H483 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 483) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others that county commissioners and the sheriffs for the various counties institute a schedule of fees and assess fees to inmates in their custody. The Judiciary. Elizabeth A. Poirier
30 H507 By Mr. Smola of Palmer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 507) of Todd M. Smola relative to penalties for the possession of marijuana in school zones. The Judiciary. Todd M. Smola
31 H1278 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1278) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the identification and treatment of the mentally ill in prisons. The Judiciary. Ruth B. Balser
32 H1282 By Mr. Brownsberger of Belmont, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1282) of William N. Brownsberger and Byron Rushing for legislation to increase the daily credit for persons confined in correctional institutions for non-payment of fines and expenses. The Judiciary. William N. Brownsberger
33 H1296 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1296) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to funeral visitation for inmates. The Judiciary. Gloria L. Fox
34 H1298 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1298) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to permit purging of juveniles delinquency records. The Judiciary. Gloria L. Fox
35 H1318 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1318) of Russell E. Holmes and others relative to increasing penalties for felons in possession of firearms. The Judiciary. Russell E. Holmes
36 H1329 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1329) of Kay Khan, James J. Dwyer and Denise Provost for legislation to establish a women's correctional facility in Middlesex County. The Judiciary. Kay Khan
37 H1340 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1340) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to establish sentencing guidelines for convictions of criminal offenses in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary. David Paul Linsky
38 H1346 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1346) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the sentencing of children accused of certain crimes. The Judiciary. Elizabeth A. Malia
39 H1376 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1376) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Denise Provost relative to the housing of prisoners in correctional institutions of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary. Benjamin Swan
40 H1377 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1377) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to prohibit tethering, leashing or the use of certain other restraints of prisoners participating in work release programs. The Judiciary. Benjamin Swan
41 H1835 By Mr. Brownsberger of Belmont, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1835) of William N. Brownsberger relative to the penalty imposed upon persons convicted of defacing or destroying real or personal property. The Judiciary. William N. Brownsberger
42 H2160 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2160) of John W. Scibak and others relative to providing for protection from domestic violence. The Judiciary. Carolyn C. Dykema
43 H2173 By Ms. Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2173) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to establishing criteria for the compassionate release of terminally ill inmates from correctional institutions. The Judiciary. Colleen M. Garry
44 H2212 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2212) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the alleviation of costs incurred while housing prisoners in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
45 H2213 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2213) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to repeat offenders. The Judiciary. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
46 H2220 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2220) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to eligibility for parole for persons trafficking in methamphetamines. The Judiciary. Louis L. Kafka
47 H2234 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2234) of Kay Khan and others relative to safe pregnancies and related health care for female inmates. The Judiciary. Kay Khan
48 H2266 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2266) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentencing laws for drug offenses. The Judiciary. Benjamin Swan
49 H2267 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2267) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to further regulating the school zone law for drug offenses. The Judiciary. Benjamin Swan
50 H2268 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2268) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to telephone service for inmates in correctional institutions. The Judiciary. Benjamin Swan
51 H2276 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2276) of Martin J. Walsh relative to bargaining unit 8 Department of Correction employees under investigation by the Office of Investigative Services. The Judiciary. Martin J. Walsh
52 H2831 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2831) of Kay Khan and others that the Department of Corrections issue regulations relative to the classification of prisoners. The Judiciary. Kay Khan
53 H2832 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2832) of Kay Khan and others relative to health services in Massachusetts correctional institutions, houses of correction and jails. The Judiciary. Kay Khan
54 H2833 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2833) of Kay Khan and others relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions. The Judiciary. Kay Khan
55 H2843 By Mr. Murphy of Weymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2843) of James M. Murphy and others relative to assault, assault and battery, destruction of property and refusal to obey a lawful order within a correctional facility. The Judiciary. James M. Murphy
56 H2863 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2863) of Martin J. Walsh for legislation to repeal the law establishing the powers and duties of commissioner of correction. The Judiciary. Martin J. Walsh
57 H3147 By Mr. Fresolo of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3147) of John P. Fresolo for legislation to provide for a mandatory minimum sentence for the sale of illegal drugs within one thousand feet of an elderly housing project or development. The Judiciary. John P. Fresolo
58 H3361 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3361) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the crime of health care professionals participating in the torture and abusive treatment of prisoners. The Judiciary. Jason M. Lewis
59 H3559 By Mr. Basile of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3559) of Carlo Basile and others relative to the punishment for the use of firearms, explosive devices or chemical weapons while committing a felony. The Judiciary. Carlo Basile

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