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SENATE

CALENDAR FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014

[The Senate will meet at a half past twelve o’clock noon.]  


[Joint Session will be held on
Wednesday, July 16,2014, at one o’clock P.M.]

ORDERS OF THE DAY


SECOND READING MATTERS.

            158.  [S. 1789] Bill authorizing the town of Heath to continue the employment of Margo Ann Newton as police chief (Senate, No. 1789). 2d. [Brownsberger.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

           159. [S. 1793] Bill to permit town resident, Evens Maurice, to apply and be considered for appointments to the position of police officer in the town of Arlington (Senate, No. 1793). 2d. [Brownsberger.]
           [Local approval received.]    
           [From the committee on Public Service.]

           160. [S. 1944] Bill exempting the police department of the town of Westwood from the provisions of the civil service law (Senate, No. 1944). 2d. [Brownsberger.]
           [Local approval received.]
           [From the committee on Public Service.]

           161. [S. 2002] Bill directing the city of Boston Police Deparment to waive the maximum age requirement for police officer Edward Grace (Senate, No. 2002). 2d. [Brownsberger.]
           [Local approval received.]
           [From the committee on Public Service.]

           162. [H. 3228] Bill (H.) authorizing the appointment of Billy Ray Hawkins, Jr. as a firefighter in the city of Haverhill notwithstanding the maximum age requirement (House, No. 3228). 2d.
           [Local approval received.]
           [From the committee on Public Service.]

           163. [H. 3487] Bill (H.) authorizing the appointment of Scott Bradish as a firefighter in the city of Haverhill notwithstanding the maximum age requirement (House, No. 3487). 2d.
           [Local approval received.]
           [From the committee on Public Service.]

           164. [H. 3807] Bill (H.) authorizing the appointment of Scott Marchand as a firefighter in the city of Haverhill notwithstanding the maximum age requirement (House, No. 3807). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
           [From the committee on Public Service.]

           165. [H. 3864] Bill (H.) relative to the appointment of special police officers in the city of Newton  (House, No. 3864). 2d.
           [Local approval received.]
           [From the committee on Public Service.]

           166. [H. 3919] Bill (H.) relative to the charter of the city of Somerville (House, No. 3919). 2d.
           [Local approval received.]
           [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]          

NOTICE SECTION.

SECOND READING MATTERS.

           167. [H. 3623] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Dartmouth to establish an enterprise fund (House, No. 3623). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            168. [H. 3814] Bill (H.) relative to Quincy College (House, No. 3814, amended). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]
            [Amended by the House by striking out section 5 and inserting in place thereof the following:
            “Section 5.  The board of governors of Quincy College shall oversee and govern the college, as an enterprise department of the city of Quincy. The board of governors of Quincy College shall appoint a president to act as the chief executive officer.  Said board of governors shall manage and operate Quincy College pursuant to the terms of this act, section 30 of chapter 69 of the General Laws, and chapter 71 of the General Laws.”;
by inserting after section 5 the following 2 sections:
            “Section 5A. The first paragraph of section 2 of chapter 53 of the acts of 1994, as amended by section 2 of chapter 332 of the acts of 2006, is hereby further amended by striking out the first subparagraph and inserting in place thereof the following subparagraph:
            At least 1 governor shall be an alumna or alumnus of the college.  No more than 6 governors shall reside outside of Quincy, excluding any residential requirement for an alumna or alumnus; provided, however, that at least 2 governors shall reside in Plymouth county.  Each governor shall serve a 6 year term and be eligible for reappointment provided that no governor shall serve more than 12 years.
            Section 5B. Said first paragraph of said section 2 of said chapter 53, as so amended, is hereby further amended by striking out the fifth subparagraph.”; by striking out section 11 and inserting in place thereof the following:
            “Section 11. Notwithstanding any general or special law, rule or regulation to the contrary, Quincy College may enter into leases for real property not to exceed 99 years, upon approval of its board of governors.  The president of Quincy College or his designee shall execute all agreements in this regard and bind the College to same.
             In the event that Quincy College may own real property in its own name, the city, acting through the mayor shall convey to Quincy College all ownership and title to Saville Hall located on Saville Avenue, in said city of Quincy, and shall neither demand nor request nor be entitled to any further or subsequent consideration for the transfer.
            If Quincy College, upon the recommendation of the college president and a two-thirds vote of the board of governors of the college, determines that it no longer has a use for Saville Hall and declares the property to be surplus and available for disposition, the property shall first be offered for transfer to the city of Quincy and the city, acting through the mayor and upon a two-thirds vote of the city council may acquire the general charge and exclusive custody and control of Saville Hall from the college for fair market consideration.  If within 60 days of the vote of the board of governors to declare the property to be surplus and available for disposition, the city and the college cannot agree on fair market consideration, then either party may refer the matter to binding arbitration, without objection from the other party, before ADR, Inc. or any other comparable mediation entity.”; and by striking out section 14 and inserting in place thereof the following:
            “Section 14. Chapter 313 of the acts of 1981, chapter 256 of the acts of 1988, sections 1 and 3 to 23, inclusive, of chapter 53 of the acts of 1994, chapter 306 of the acts of 1994, section 375 of chapter 194 of the acts of 1998, chapter 153 of the acts of 2002, and sections 1, 3 and 4 of 332 of the acts of 2006 are hereby repealed.”.

            169. [H. 3896] Bill (H.) Relative to the Harbormaster in the City of New Bedford (House, No. 3896). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

           

THIRD READING MATTERS.

            14. [S. 402] Bill authorizing the relocation, replacement, reconstruction and maintenance of a piling supported building in the town of Newbury (Senate, No. 402). 3d. [DiDomenico.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            58. [S. 1869] Bill relative to the Architectural Access Board (Senate, No. 1869). 3d.
            [Substituted by amendment by the Senate on recommendation of the committee on Ways and Means (Brewer) for Senate, No. 1183.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            75. [S. 1781] Bill relative to the civil service eligibility list for police officers in the city of Quincy (Senate, No. 1781). 3d. [Brownsberger.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            105. [S. 979] Bill exempting the Harbor and Shellfish Advisory Board membership from conflict of interest regarding discussion of shellfish licensing (Senate, No. 979). 3d. [Forry.]     
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            107. [H. 3614] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Dedham to grant 3 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 3614). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3519.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3519.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            111. [H. 3630] Bill (H.) relative to the town of Dennis Barrier Beach Protection Stabilization Fund (House, No. 3630). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            115. [H. 3697] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Dartmouth to accept certain roadways as public ways (House, No. 3697). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            119. [H. 3815] Bill (H.) relative to the withdrawal of the town of Worthington from the Gateway Regional School District (House, No. 3815). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3574.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3574.]
            [From the committee on Education.]

            127. [H. 3744] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Stoneham to establish a special fund for the collection and disposal of trash (House, No. 3744). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            130. [H. 3743] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Stoneham to create a special fund for railroad right of way proceeds (House, No. 3743). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            136. [S. 1894] Bill (H.) exempting certain employees form the Northampton retirement system (printed as Senate, No. 1894). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            137. [H. 3605] Bill (H.) relative to the grant of authority to the town of Marion (House, No. 3605, amended). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]
            [Amended by the House by striking out section 1 and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
            “Section 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, including so much of section 42A of chapter 40 of the General Laws as requires acceptance by a vote and filing of a certificate with the registry of deeds, the town of Marion, acting through its water and sewer commissioners, may exercise all powers necessary for the collection of water bills provided in sections 42A to 42F, inclusive, of said chapter 40, including the imposition of a lien, upon real property in the towns of Rochester and Wareham to which the town of Marion currently provides, or may provide in the future, public water for consumption and otherwise.”.]

            142. [S. 1872] Bill authorizing the town of Milton to assess an additional amount of real estate and personal property taxes (Senate, No. 1872). 3d. [Rodrigues.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            145. [H. 3776] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Acton to transfer certain forest land to general municipal purposes (House, No. 3776). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            148. [S. 1994] Bill amending the charter of the city known as the Town of Greenfield (Senate, No. 1994). 3d. [Forry.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

           150. [H. 3817] Bill (H.) authorizing the late filing of a tax abatement application for the Amherst Committee for a Better Chance, Inc. (House, No. 3817). 3d.
           [Local approval received.]
           [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            152. [S. 2042] Bill relative to the disability retirement of Woburn police officer Robert DeNapoli (Senate, No. 2042). 2d. [Brownsberger.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]       

            153. [H. 2603] Bill (H.) relative to the filing deadline for residential exemptions, personal exemptions and tax deferrals in the city of Boston (House, No. 2603). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            154. [H. 3625] Bill (H.) relative to the powers of the Boston Fair Housing Commission (House, No. 3625). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Housing.]
           
            155. [H. 3626] Bill (H.) relative to the Nantucket Memorial Airport Fuel Revolving Account (House, No. 3626). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            156. [H. 3637] Bill (H.) exempting Martin B. Parayno from the maximum age requirement for firefighters in the city of Methuen (House, No. 3637, amended). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]
            [Amended by the House in section 1 by striking out the last sentence.]

            157. [H. 3801] Bill (H.) authorizing the County and Town of Nantucket to convey a certain parcel of land (House, No. 3801, changed). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [Changed by the committee on Public Service in Section 3 (as printed), in line 19, by inserting after “30B” the following: “, except section 16 (a) (b) and (g),”.]. 

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            148. [S. 1994] Bill (recommitted) amending the charter of the city known as the Town of Greenfield (the residue of Senate, No. 1994). [Question on engrossment.] [Forry.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]
            [Amended, in part (BTR) by substitution of a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2102).]
            [Recommitted on motion of Mr. Tarr – April 15.]

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