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CALENDAR
 
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019.
 
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 [At  eleven o'clock A.M.]
 
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ORDERS OF THE DAY.
 
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3. [H. 2369] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Charles E. McCabe, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services (House, No. 2369). 3d. [03/13/19.] [Parisella-Petrolati.] 

 

15. [H. 1808] Bill relative to land in Bernardston (House, No. 1808). 3d. [05/13/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

17. [H. 1837] Bill authorizing the town of Athol to establish a special fund for the town of Athol Public Library (House, No. 1837). 3d. [05/13/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

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19. [H. 1789] Bill requiring automatic external defibrillators in Norfolk County public buildings (House, No. 1789). 3d. [05/15/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.]

 

24. [H. 2355] Bill authorizing the certification and appointment of Adam J. Silva as a firefighter in the town of Wilmington (House, No. 2355). 3d. [05/20/19.] [Parisella-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

33. [H. 3641] Bill granting the city of Somerville the authority to require the adoption of institutional master plans subject to the review and approval by the municipality (House, No. 3641). 3d. [06/06/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

38. [H. 3627] Bill relative to the enhancement of child safety (House, No. 3627). 3d. [06/13/19.] [Straus-Petrolati.]

 

39. [H. 3698] Bill to dissolve the Newburyport Redevelopment Authority and transfer its lands to the city of Newburyport (House, No. 3698). 3d. [06/13/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.] [Reported on Senate, No. 2202.]

 

46. [H. 892] Bill relative to the George L. Darey Inland Fisheries and Game Fund (House, No. 892). 3d. [07/08/19.] [Pignatelli-Petrolati.]

 

56. [H. 3867] Bill designating a certain water spray deck park within the Department of Conservation and Recreation's Melnea A. Cass Recreation Complex in the Roxbury neighborhood of the city of Boston as the "Nakieka "Kiki" Taylor Water Deck" (House, No. 3867). 3d. [07/11/19.] [Pignatelli-Petrolati.] [Reported on House, No. 888.]

 

59. [S. 2252] Bill (S.) modifying certain titles and providing for the appointment of certain positions by the town administrator of the town of Newbury (Senate, No. 2252). 3d. [07/16/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.] [Reported on Senate, No. 1201.]

 

61. [H. 3817] Bill relative to the fire department of the town of Lancaster (House, No. 3817). 3d. [07/16/19.] [Parisella-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

62. [H. 3818] Bill relative to the deputy fire chief of the town of Lancaster (House, No. 3818). 3d. [07/16/19.] [Parisella-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

70. [H. 3193] Resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to declare the city of Quincy as the most patriotic city in America (House, No. 3193). Question on adoption. [Campbell.]

       [From the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling, the time within which said committee was required to report having expired.]

 

74. [H. 2709] Bill designating Dysautonomia & POTS awareness month (House, No. 2709). 3d. [07/29/19.] [Gregoire-Petrolati.]

 

75. [H. 2736] Bill designating inflammatory breast cancer awareness day (House, No. 2736). 3d. [07/29/19.] [Gregoire-Petrolati.]

 

76. [H. 2750] Bill designating domestic workers' rights day (House, No. 2750). 3d. [07/29/19.] [Gregoire-Petrolati.]

 

77. [H. 2797] Bill relative to recognition of the "Honor and Remember" flag in the Commonwealth (House, No. 2797). 3d. [07/30/19.] [Gregoire-Petrolati.] [Reported on Senate, No. 1868.]

 

81. [S. 2197] Bill (S.) allowing the city of Westfield to set the salary of the city clerk as the clerk of the city council through local process (Senate, No. 2197). 3d. [07/31/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

82. [H. 869] Bill relative to failed septic systems (House, No. 869). 3d. [07/31/19.] [Pignatelli-Petrolati.]

 

84. [H. 3636] Bill relative to the town of Dennis waterways, dredge, and maintenance program (House, No. 3636). 3d. [08/05/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

86. [H. 3937] Bill establishing the Littleton common smart sewer district in the town of Littleton (House, No. 3937). 3d. [08/05/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

87. [H. 3938] Bill establishing the charter for the town of Webster (House, No. 3938). 3d. [08/05/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

89. [S. 1193] Bill (S.) providing for the membership of the Board of Park Commissioners of the town of Dunstable (Senate, No. 1193). 3d. [08/08/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

90. [H. 2911] Bill relative to tow lien reform (House, No. 2911). 3d. [08/08/19.] [Golden-Petrolati.]

 

92. [H. 3953] Bill establishing an economic development special revenue account for the town of Ashland (House, No. 3953). 3d. [08/08/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

96. [S. 2178] Bill (S.) designating United States cadet nurse corps day (Senate, No. 2178, changed). 3d. [08/19/19.] [Campbell-Petrolati.]

      [Changed in line 3, by striking out the words "fifteenth day of June" and inserting in place thereof the following "first day of July".]

 

97. [H. 4028] Bill regulating the use of credit reports by employers (House, No. 4028). 3d. [08/19/19.] [Hay-Petrolati.] [Reported on House, No. 1659.]

 

99. [H. 2712] Bill relative to the Fort Devens Museum (House, No. 2712). 3d. [08/26/19.] [Gregoire.]

 

103. [H. 3989] Bill establishing building trades recovery week (House, No. 3989). 3d. [09/05/19.] [Gregoire.] [Reported on House, No. 3692.]

 

104. [H. 4051] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Ana Ferdaus, an employee of the Department of Transitional Assistance (House, No. 4051). 3d. [09/05/19.] [Parisella-Petrolati.]

 

105. [S. 143] Bill (S.) authorizing the town of Webster to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (Senate, No. 143, amended). 3d. [09/12/19.] [Chan-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

       [Amended by the Senate in Section 1, in lines 6, 7 and 8, by striking out the paragraph contained in those lines and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:

               "(b) Upon the issuance of the license granted pursuant to this act, Waterfront Mary's I, LLC shall return the seasonal license that it currently holds for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises to the licensing authority.".]

 

120. [H. 1893] Bill relative to further regulating the Commission on Falls Prevention (House, No. 1893). 3d. [09/19/19.] [Mahoney-Petrolati.]

 

159. [H. 3912] Bill directing the Bristol County Retirement Board to grant creditable service to Christopher R. Carreiro (House, No. 3912). 3d. [10/03/19.] [Parisella-Petrolati.]

 

132. [H. 3986] Bill authorizing the town of Leyden to continue the employment of Gilda Galvis (House, No. 3986). 3d. [10/03/19.] [Parisella-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

134. [H. 2110] Bill relative to the Recreational Tramway Board (House, No. 2110). 3d. [10/07/19.] [Naughton-Petrolati.]

 

136. [H. 4098] Bill providing for special police officers in the city of Leominster (House, No. 4098). 3d. [10/07/19.] [Parisella-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.] [Reported on House, No. 2288.]

 

139. [H. 3994] Bill authorizing Scott Wood to take the civil service examination for the position of police officer in the city of Haverhill notwithstanding the maximum age requirement (House, No. 3994). 3d. [10/10/19.] [Parisella-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

34. [H. 3680] Bill amending the charter of the town of Yarmouth (House, No. 3680). Question on concurring with the Senate in its amendment. [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

       [Amended by the Senate by striking out section 1 and inserting in place thereof the following section:

              "SECTION 1. Chapter 2 of the charter of the town of Yarmouth, which is on file in the office of the archivist of the commonwealth, as provided in section 12 of chapter 43B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out section 2-7 and inserting in place thereof the following section:―

              Section 2-7 – Initiative Petition.

              As provided by section 10 of chapter 39 of the General Laws, the voters of the town, by written petition to the board of selectmen, may:

               (i) if 10 voters sign the petition, secure the inclusion of an article in the warrant for the annual town meeting; provided, however, that the petition shall be submitted in accordance with the by-law governing town meeting warrants;

               (ii) if 100 voters sign the petition, secure the inclusion of an article for the warrant of any special town meeting; provided, however, that the petition shall be submitted in accordance with the by-law governing town meeting warrants; or

               (iii) if 200 voters sign the petition, require the calling of a special town meeting."]

       [Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading – 10/15/19.]

 

141. [S. 2253] Bill (S.) further regulating the membership on the Ware River Watershed Advisory Committee (Senate, No. 2253). 3d. [10/15/19.] [Pignatelli-Petrolati.] [Reported on Senate, No. 478.]


143. [H. 4117] Bill authorizing the city of Salem to convert a license for the sale of wine and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises to a license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 4117). 3d. [10/15/19.] [Chan-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.] [Reported on House, No. 4040.]

 

144. [H. 4118] Bill authorizing the town of Holliston to convert a license for the sale of wine and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises to a license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 4118). 3d. [10/15/19.] [Chan-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.] [Reported on House, No. 4048.]

 

146. [H. 4106] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Kathleen Stone-Harrington, an employee of the Department of Children and Families (House, No. 4106). 3d. [10/17/19.] [Parisella-Petrolati.]

 

151. [H. 4041] Bill authorizing the Salem scholarship and education committee to provide scholarships from funds set aside for educational purposes (House, No. 4041). 3d. [10/21/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

155. [H. 4079] Bill granting the city of Medford the authority to require the adoption of institutional master plans subject to the review and approval by the municipality (House, No. 4079). 3d. [10/21/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

156. [H. 4080] Bill amending the charter of the town of Dedham (House, No. 4080). 3d. [10/21/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

160. [S. 1904] Bill (S.) observing United States Navy Day (Senate, No. 1904, amended). 3d. [10/24/19.] [Gregoire-Petrolati.]

       [Amended by the Senate in lines 4 and 5 by striking out the words ", in recognition of Massachusetts as the birthplace of the United States Navy and".]

 

161. [H. 1661] Bill relative to job creation through employee ownership (House, No. 1661). 3d. [10/24/19.] [Hay-Petrolati.]

 

162. [H. 3991] Bill amending certain liquor licenses in the town of Winchester (House, No. 3991). 3d. [10/24/19.] [Chan-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

164. [H. 4142] Bill authorizing the granting of one additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages, not to be drunk on the premises, in the city of Methuen (House, No. 4142). 3d. [10/24/19.] [Chan-Petrolati.] [Reported on House, No. 4078.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

165. [S. 2242] Bill (S.) further regulating the procedure for municipal acceptance of subdivision roads in the town of Hingham (Senate, No. 2242). 3d. [10/28/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

167. [H. 4140] Bill authorizing the town of Dedham to grant one additional license for the sale of beer and wine to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 4140). 3d. [10/28/19.] [Chan-Petrolati.] [Reported on House, No. 295.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

168. [H. 4144] Bill authorizing the retirement board of the city of Salem to retire Brian Benson, a police officer of the city of Salem (House, No. 4144). 3d. [10/28/19.] [Parisella-Petrolati.] [Reported on House, No. 3749.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

170. [S. 1196] Bill (S.) allocating marijuana-related revenue in the town of Millbury (Senate, No. 1196, amended). 3d. [11/04/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

          [Amended by the Senate in section 1, in lines 2 and 3, by striking out the words "manager of the town of Millbury shall deposit into the town's stabilization funds without appropriation" and inserting in place thereof the words "of Millbury shall, without appropriation, credit to the town's stabilization funds, as allocated pursuant to subsection (b),".]

 

171. [H. 2751] Bill relative to restricted vital records (House, No. 2751). 3d. [11/04/19.] [Gregoire-Petrolati.]

 

172. [H. 4101] Bill establishing the appointed office of town clerk in the town of Pelham (House, No. 4101). 3d. [11/04/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

173. [H. 4102] Bill relative to disqualification of bidders on city contracts (House, No. 4102). 3d. [11/04/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

174. [H. 4116] Bill to establish a beach capital improvement fund (House, No. 4116). 3d. [11/04/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

175. [H. 4152] Bill preserving the competitiveness of group auto and homeowners insurance plans (House, No. 4152). 3d. [11/04/19.] [Murphy-Petrolati.] [Reported on House, No. 923.]

 

176. [H. 4158] Bill relative to the disability retirement of Ryan Moore and Donald Demiranda, police officers in the town of Falmouth (House, No. 4158). 3d. [11/04/19.] [Parisella-Petrolati.] [Reported on House, No. 3973.]

 

179. [S. 2361] Bill (S.) authorizing the appointment of special police officers in the town of West Bridgewater (Senate, No. 2361, amended). 3d. [11/07/19.] [Parisella-Petrolati.] [Reported on Senate, No. 2293.] [Local Approval Received.]

        [Amended by the Senate in section 3, in line 14, by inserting after the word "suspension" the following: "by the police chief at any time. Within 5 days of any removal or suspension".]

 

180. [H. 3068] Bill protecting motorists and emergency personnel (House, No. 3068). 3d. [11/12/19.] [Straus-Petrolati.]

 

181. [H. 3584] Bill relative to the move over law (House, No. 3584). 3d. [11/12/19.] [Straus-Petrolati.]

 

182. [H. 4042] Bill exempting certain positions in the city known as the town of West Springfield from the civil service law (House, No. 4042). 3d. [11/12/19.] [Parisella-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

183. [H. 4053] Bill exempting the police chief of the town of Plainville from the civil service law (House, No. 4053). 3d. [11/12/19.] [Parisella-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

184. [H. 4054] Bill exempting certain positions in the police department of the town of Plainville from the civil service law (House, No. 4054). 3d. [11/12/19.] [Parisella-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

 

185. [H. 4181] Bill to prevent jaywalking (House, No. 4181). 3d. [11/12/19.] [Straus-Petrolati.] [Reported on House, No. 3030.]

 

189. [H. 4087] Bill relative to campaign finance (House, No. 4087, amended). Question on concurring with the Senate in its amendment. [Lawn-Michlewitz-Petrolati.] [New draft of House Bill No. 4072.]

       [Amended by the House in section 13, in lines 353 and 354, by striking out the words "a person appointed by the governor" and inserting in place thereof the following: "1 person appointed by the governor, provided that the appointee shall have prior experience or expertise related to reducing gender, racial and economic disparities in civic engagement; the executive director of the commission on the status of women, established pursuant to section 66 of chapter 3 of the General Laws; 1 person to be appointed by the commission on the status of women, established pursuant to said section 66 of said chapter 3"; and in line 371, by striking out the date: "December 1" and inserting in place thereof the date: "September 24".]

       [Amended by the Senate by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text contained in Senate document numbered 2400.]

       [Referred to the committee on Bills in the Third Reading – 11/18/19.]

 

190. [S. 2230] Bill (S.) authorizing certain investments by the treasurer of the town of Cohasset (Senate, No. 2230, amended). 3d. [11/18/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]

          [Amended by the Senate in section 1, in line 2, by inserting after the word "any" the word "trust".]

 

191. [H. 4124] Bill designating a certain pavilion shelter on the Esplanade in the city of Boston as the Priebatsch pavilion (House, No. 4124). 3d. [11/18/19.] [Pignatelli-Petrolati.]

 

192. [H. 4194] Bill designating certain areas of the World War II Memorial in the city of Boston in memory of Edward J. Morrissey, John J. Mullen and Joseph P. Murphy (House, No. 4194). 3d. [11/18/19.] [Pignatelli-Petrolati.] [Reported on House, No. 3950.]

 

193. [H. 4195] Bill establishing a memorial bench in Pope John Paul II Park in the city of Boston in memory of Robert M."Bobby" Mudge (House, No. 4195). 3d. [11/18/19.] [Pignatelli-Petrolati.] [Reported on House, No. 4103.]

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196. [S. 2374] Bill (S.) providing for the exchange of certain park land in the town of Rockland (Senate, No. 2374). 3d. [11/19/19.] [O'Day-Petrolati.] [Local Approval Received.]


54. [H. 3684] Engrossed Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Patricia Harrison, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services (see House, No. 3684, amended). [Parisella-Petrolati.]

        [Amended by the House by inserting before the enacting clause the following emergency preamble:

            "Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith a sick leave bank for a certain employee of the department of developmental services, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.".]

          [Question: Shall this bill pass, notwithstanding the objections of His Excellency the Governor.]

           [Returned by His Excellency the Governor with his objections thereto in writing (for message, see House, No. 3965).]

 

110. [H. 525] Bill relative to educational collabratives [sic] (House, No. 525). 2d. [Gregoire.] [Reported on Senate, No. 1859.]

       [From the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling, the time within which said committee was required to report having expired.]

 

111. [H. 2666] Bill designating the last day of February as rare disease day in the Commonwealth (House, No. 2666). 2d. [Gregoire.]

      [From the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling, the time within which said committee was required to report having expired.]

 

112. [H. 2669] Bill designating the month of October as adopt a shelter dog month (House, No. 2669). 2d. [Gregoire.]

      [From the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling, the time within which said committee was required to report having expired.]

 

113. [H. 2702] Bill establishing "Here's to America" as the official patriotic song of the Commonwealth (House, No. 2702). 2d. [Gregoire.]

       [From the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling, the time within which said committee was required to report having expired.]

 

114. [H. 2739] Bill designating the song "Roadrunner" as the official rock song of the Commonwealth (House, No. 2739). 2d. [Gregoire.] [Senator Finegold, of the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight, dissents.]

       [From the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling, the time within which said committee was required to report having expired.]

 

115. [H. 2753] Bill designating the official seasoning of the Commonwealth (House, No. 2753). 2d. [Gregoire.]

       [From the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling, the time within which said committee was required to report having expired.]

 

116. [H. 2762] Resolve relative to the commemoration of Governor James and General John Sullivan (House, No. 2762). 2d. [Gregoire.]

       [From the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling, the time within which said committee was required to report having expired.]

 

117. [H. 2767] Bill designating the Boston cream pie cupcake as the official cupcake of the Commonwealth (House, No. 2767). 2d. [Gregoire.]

       [From the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling, the time within which said committee was required to report having expired.]

 

118. [H. 2789] Bill designating the song "14 Counties of Massachusetts" as the official county song of the Commonwealth (House, No. 2789). 2d. [Gregoire.]

       [From the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling, the time within which said committee was required to report having expired.]

 

158. [H. 2948] Bill to protect Native American heritage (House, No. 2948). 2d. [McMurtry.]

        [From the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling, the time within which said committee was required to report having expired.]

 

177. [H. 3743] Bill designating a certain bridge in the city of Lynn as the Army SPC Antonio J. Syrakos foot bridge (House, No. 3743). 2d. [Straus] [Representative Capano of Lynn, of the committee on Transportation, dissents.]

       [From the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling, the time within which said committee was required to report having expired.]

 

188. [H. 807] Bill designating a certain area in the Dorchester section of the city of Boston in memory of Carl E. Hosea, Jr. (House, No. 807). 2d. [Pignatelli.]

       [From the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling, the time within which said committee was required to report having expired.]

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