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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Public Service

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Event Date:7/23/2013

Start Time:11:00 AM

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Hearing of the Joint Committee on Public Service: Bills Regarding Insurance

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S1219 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1219) of Kenneth J. Donnelly for legislation relative to Health Insurance Coverage for Certain Dependents. Public Service. Kenneth J. Donnelly
2 S1220 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1220) of Kenneth J. Donnelly for legislation relative to Medicare Part B. Public Service. Kenneth J. Donnelly
3 S1221 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1221) of Kenneth J. Donnelly and Sean Garballey for legislation relative to the contribution for insurance premiums of certain retired employees. Public Service. Kenneth J. Donnelly
4 S1226 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1226) of James B. Eldridge, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Paul W. Mark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to death benefits to surviving spouses of firefighters and other emergency personnel. Public Service. James B. Eldridge
5 S1261 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1261) of Marc R. Pacheco and Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to health care insurance for surviving spouses. Public Service. Marc R. Pacheco
6 S1262 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1262) of Marc R. Pacheco and Michael D. Brady for legislation to further regulate group insurance benefits for state employees and retired state employees. Public Service. Marc R. Pacheco
7 S1265 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1265) of Marc R. Pacheco for legislation relative to summer seasonal employees in the Division of State Parks and Recreation in the Department of Conservation. Public Service. Marc R. Pacheco
8 S1274 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1274) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Kenneth J. Donnelly for legislation relative to the transfer of retireees to a Medicare health plan. Public Service. Michael J. Rodrigues
9 S1279 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1279) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to provide affordable health insurance through the Group Insurance Commission. Public Service. Michael F. Rush
10 S1291 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1291) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to expand insurance choices for state and local employees. Public Service. Bruce E. Tarr
11 S1765 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1765) of Thomas M. McGee, Robert F. Fennell, Steven M. Walsh, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation relative to the adjustment of disability retirement benefits to Lynn Police Officer Gregory LeBlanc. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.] Thomas M. McGee
12 H2207 By Ms. Andrews of Orange, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2207) of Denise Andrews that Richard D. Valcourt, a member of the Worcester regional retirement system, be eligible for benefits from the Group Insurance Commission. Public Service. Denise Andrews
13 H2221 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2221) of Garrett J. Bradley and Thomas J. Calter relative to health insurance for surviving spouses under the retirement law. Public Service. Garrett J. Bradley
14 H2236 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2236) of Tackey Chan and Raymond McGrath relative to public hearings of the group insurance commission. Public Service. Tackey Chan
15 H2245 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2245) of Tackey Chan and Raymond McGrath relative to the monthly premium rate for the group health and medical insurance plan for employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service. Tackey Chan
16 H2261 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2261) of Tackey Chan for legislation to require periodic audits of the Group Insurance Commission by the Auditor of the Commonwealth. Public Service. Tackey Chan
17 H2269 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2269) of Nick Collins relative to municipal health markets. Public Service. Nick Collins
18 H2284 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2284) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to municipal health insurance. Public Service. Marjorie C. Decker
19 H2285 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2285) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and Sheila C. Harrington regulating appeals under the group insurance commission. Public Service. Viriato Manuel deMacedo
20 H2290 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2290) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Sheila C. Harrington and Thomas J. Calter relative to health insurance for surviving spouses under the retirement law. Public Service. Viriato Manuel deMacedo
21 H2297 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2297) of Paul J. Donato relative to competitive and cost-effective health insurance for municipalities. Public Service. Paul J. Donato
22 H2303 By Representative Dykema of Holliston and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2303) of Carolyn C. Dykema and Karen E. Spilka (by vote of the town) that the town of Holliston be authorized to establish an other post-employment benefits fund. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.] Carolyn C. Dykema
Karen E. Spilka
23 H2309 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2309) of Ryan C. Fattman and Kevin J. Kuros relative to health insurance coverage for certain terminated public employees. Public Service. Ryan C. Fattman
24 H2362 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2362) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to defining family health coverage and individual health coverage for public employees. Public Service. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
25 H2363 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2363) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to define employee plan, employee plus one plan and family plan options for public employee health insurance. Public Service. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
26 H2365 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2365) of Jay R. Kaufman and Theodore C. Speliotis relative to eligibility for state group health insurance. Public Service. Jay R. Kaufman
27 H2367 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2367) of Jay R. Kaufman relative to public employee retiree health benefits. Public Service. Jay R. Kaufman
28 H2409 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2409) of Alice Hanlon Peisch relative to public school employment during the summer months. Public Service. Alice Hanlon Peisch
29 H2429 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2429) of John W. Scibak relative to the contribution for insurance premiums of retired employees. Public Service. John W. Scibak
30 H2431 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2431) of John W. Scibak for legislation to create a competitive and cost-effective health insurance market for municipal employees. Public Service. John W. Scibak
31 H2436 By Mr. Smola of Palmer (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2436) of Todd M. Smola relative to public employee health insurance coverage for medically necessary speech therapy for Autism Spectrum disorders. Public Service. Todd M. Smola
32 H2448 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2448) of Walter F. Timilty and others relative to group health insurance for dependent children of deceased members or subscribers. Public Service. Walter F. Timilty
33 H2462 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2462) of Martin J. Walsh, Thomas J. Calter and Sean Garballey relative to the Group Insurance Commission for public employees. Public Service. Martin J. Walsh
34 H2470 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2470) of Martin J. Walsh and Thomas J. Calter relative to health insurance for certain early education and care providers and their employees. Public Service. Martin J. Walsh
35 H3317 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3317) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to municipal retirement and health insurance benefits . Public Service. Peter J. Durant
36 S1217 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1217) of Kenneth J. Donnelly for legislation to clarify dual service. Public Service. Kenneth J. Donnelly

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