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Event Detail – Joint Committee on the Judiciary

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Event Date:9/25/2013

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Motor Vehicles & Operating Under The Influence

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S644 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 644) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Byron Rushing, Denise Andrews, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the collection and analsis of data realitve to traffic stops. . The Judiciary. Sonia Chang-Diaz
2 S655 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 655) of Katherine M. Clark, Massachusetts District Attorneys Assoc., Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth from drunk drivers. The Judiciary. Katherine M. Clark
3 S675 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 675) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to criminal motor vehicle citations. The Judiciary. Cynthia S. Creem
4 S713 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 713) of Cynthia S. Creem and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation to provide for the waiver of fees for contesting motor vehicle infractions. The Judiciary. Cynthia S. Creem
5 S733 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 733) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William Smitty Pignatelli, Jennifer E. Benson, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to vehicular homicide while driving under the influence. The Judiciary. Jennifer L. Flanagan
6 S739 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 739) of Robert L. Hedlund, John F. Keenan and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to enhance Melanie's Law. The Judiciary. Robert L. Hedlund
7 S740 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 740) of Robert L. Hedlund and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to littering fines. The Judiciary. Robert L. Hedlund
8 S743 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 743) of Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and James M. Cantwell for legislation relative to police pursuits. The Judiciary. Robert L. Hedlund
9 S744 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 744) of Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to a cleaner commonwealth. The Judiciary. Robert L. Hedlund
10 S748 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 748) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to motor vehicle homicide sentencing. The Judiciary. Brian A. Joyce
11 S810 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 810) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation to provide for progressive penalties for the crime of motor vehicular homicide. The Judiciary. Bruce E. Tarr
12 S819 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 819) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to habitual drunk drivers. The Judiciary. Bruce E. Tarr
13 S823 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 823) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to protect the public from driving under the influence of marijuana. The Judiciary. Bruce E. Tarr
14 S832 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 832) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to injuries to law enforcement personnel by drivers under the influence of alcohol. The Judiciary. James E. Timilty
15 H1190 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1190) of Ruth B. Balser and Colleen M. Garry relative to mandatory blood tests for surviving drivers involved in motor vehicle accidents or collisions resulting in personal injury or death. The Judiciary. Ruth B. Balser
16 H1202 By Mr. Binienda of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1202) of John J. Binienda and Michael O. Moore for legislation to prohibit the towing of certain motor vehicles containing an unsupervised animal. The Judiciary. John J. Binienda
17 H1217 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1217) of Garrett J. Bradley and James M. Cantwell for legislation to increase the penalties for hit and run motor vehicle accidents. The Judiciary. Garrett J. Bradley
18 H1237 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1237) of Antonio F. D. Cabral (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to permit the use of traffic control signal violation monitoring system devices as a means of promoting traffic safety in the city of New Bedford. The Judiciary. [Local Approval Received.] Antonio F. D. Cabral
19 H1244 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1244) of James M. Cantwell and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to establish penalties for fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer. The Judiciary. James M. Cantwell
20 H1250 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1250) of Tackey Chan for legislation to permit persons to bring car damage arising from a pothole against the public entity into small claims court. The Judiciary. Tackey Chan
21 H1251 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1251) of Tackey Chan and others relative to motor vehicle opeators leaving the scene of a collision. The Judiciary. Tackey Chan
22 H1261 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1261) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera for legislation to impose a penalty for leaving unattended children in motor vehicles. The Judiciary. Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera
23 H1263 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1263) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera relative to increasing penalties for operating vehicles under the influence. The Judiciary. Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera
24 H1278 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1278) of Michael A. Costello relative to the use of ignition interlock devices by certain persons who have had their license or right to operate motor vehicles revoked. The Judiciary. Michael A. Costello
25 H1280 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1280) of Josh S. Cutler and others for legislation to establish a penalty for the operation of improperly equipped motor vehicles used for selling frozen deserts. The Judiciary. Josh S. Cutler
26 H1307 By Mr. Fennell of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1307) of Robert F. Fennell relative to fines for motor vehicle owner responsibility. The Judiciary. Robert F. Fennell
27 H1315 By Representative Finn of West Springfield and Senator Welch, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1315) of Michael J. Finn and James T. Welch relative to vehicular homicide while under the influence of an intoxicating substance. The Judiciary. Michael J. Finn
James T. Welch
28 H1316 By Representative Finn of West Springfield and Senator Welch, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1316) of Michael J. Finn and James T. Welch for legislation to increase the minimum sentence for conviction of manslaughter while operating a motor vehicle. The Judiciary. Michael J. Finn
James T. Welch
29 H1338 By Mr. Galvin of Canton (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1338) of Steven B. Drobnis relative to fees for noncriminal hearings of violations of certain motor vehicle laws. The Judiciary. William C. Galvin
30 H1360 By Ms. Gifford of Wareham (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1360) of Judith Treadwell for legislation to provide presumption of knowledge by drivers in hit and run accidents. The Judiciary. Susan Williams Gifford
31 H1361 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1361) of Anne M. Gobi and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation to expand the testing for alcoholic beverages of operators of motor vehicles involved in certain motor vehicle accidents. The Judiciary. Anne M. Gobi
32 H1388 By Mr. Humason of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1388) of Donald F. Humason, Jr. relative to certain motor vehicle homicides. The Judiciary. Donald Humason
33 H1393 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1393) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to repeat offenders. The Judiciary. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
34 H1394 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1394) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to driving under the influence. The Judiciary. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
35 H1395 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1395) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the liability of persons transporting operators of motor vehicles arrested for drunk driving. The Judiciary. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
36 H1500 By Mr. Markey of Dartmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1500) of Christopher M. Markey relative to engaging in high speed chases. The Judiciary. Christopher M. Markey
37 H1533 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1533) of Christi Berry relative to increasing the penalties for leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident. The Judiciary. James J. O'Day
38 H1549 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1549) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary. Alice Hanlon Peisch
39 H1572 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1572) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. relative to the penalty for negligent operation of a motor vehicle resulting in the death of another person. The Judiciary. Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.
40 H1588 By Representative Rushing of Boston and Senator Chang-Diaz, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1588) of Byron Rushing, Sonia Chang-Diaz and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary. Byron Rushing
Sonia Chang-Diaz
41 H1590 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1590) of Byron Rushing relative to motor vehicle violation judicial appeals. The Judiciary. Byron Rushing
42 H1604 By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1604) of Angelo M. Scaccia relative to civil motor vehicle infractions. The Judiciary. Angelo M. Scaccia
43 H1626 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1626) of Theodore C. Speliotis for legislation to require the manual delivery of citations for moving motor vehicle violations. The Judiciary. Theodore C. Speliotis
44 H1627 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1627) of Theodore C. Speliotis relative to the penalties for felony motor vehicle homicide. The Judiciary. Theodore C. Speliotis
45 H1636 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1636) of David B. Sullivan relative to returning fees for noncriminal hearings of violations of certain motor vehicle laws. The Judiciary. David B. Sullivan
46 H1637 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1637) of David B. Sullivan relative to removing fees for noncriminal hearings of violations of certain motor vehicle laws. The Judiciary. David B. Sullivan
47 H1657 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1657) of Cleon H. Turner relative to drug and alcohol testing under the law relative to driving under the influence. The Judiciary. Cleon H. Turner
48 H1658 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1658) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to include prior convictions of operating vessels under the influence of alcohol or drugs to the offender's motor vehicle records. The Judiciary. Cleon H. Turner
49 H1659 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1659) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to add prior convictions of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs to the offender's boating record. The Judiciary. Cleon H. Turner
50 H1690 By Representative Winslow of Norfolk and Senator Ross, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1690) of Daniel B. Winslow, Richard J. Ross and others relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary. Daniel B. Winslow
Richard J. Ross
51 H3352 By Mr. Binienda of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3352) of John J. Binienda and Michael O. Moore (with the approval of the city council) relative to the forfeiture of vehicles used in connection with certain crimes committed in the city of Worcester. The Judiciary. [Local Approval Received.] John J. Binienda
52 H3393 By Mr. Galvin of Canton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3393) of William C. Galvin for legislation to increase the penalties for the illegal towing of a motor vehicle. The Judiciary. William C. Galvin

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