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SENATE

CALENDAR FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016    

[The Senate will meet at one o’clock P.M.]          

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[Joint Session will be held on
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at one o’clock P.M.]

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ORDERS OF THE DAY 

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SECOND READING MATTERS.

            280. [S. 41] Bill clarifying municipal authority regarding cash sureties (Senate, No. 41). 2d. [Eldridge.]
            [From the committee on Financial Services.]
            [From the committee on RulesMontigny.]

            281. [S. 495] Bill to promote personal savings (Senate, No. 495). 2d. [Eldridge.]
            [From the committee on Financial Services.]
            [The committee on Ways and Means (Spilka) recommends that the bill be amended by substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2374).]

            282. [S. 2291] Bill authorizing the town of Wenham to grant an additional license for the sale of alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises (Senate, No. 2291). 2d. [L’Italien.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            283. [S. 2300] Bill authorizing the town of Spencer to issue certain bonds for terms of 30 years (Senate, No. 2300). 2d. [L’Italien.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            284. [S. 2319] Bill authorizing the town of Warren to continue the employment of Dennis Desrosiers (Senate, No. 2319). 2d. [Timilty.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            285. [H. 3344] Bill (H.) relative to the composition of the Salem Board of Health (House, No. 3344). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Health Care Financing.]

            286. [H. 3891] Bill (H.) authorizing the city of Salem to grant one additional license for the sale of wine and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises and establishing and economic development fund (House, No. 3891, amended). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]
            [Amended by the House in section 2, in lines 15 to 20, inclusive, by striking out subsection (a), contained in those lines, and inserting place thereof the following subsection: “(a) The city of Salem shall charge a fee for the grant of an annual license for the sale of wines and malt beverages pursuant to this act, which shall be paid by the licensee at the time of issuance, unless the licensing authority agrees to enter into a contract with the licensee to allow the division of the fee into multiple payments over multiple periods of time.  If the city elects to accept multiple payments over time from a licensee, the option shall be made available, upon request, to all qualified applicants for a license.”]

            287. [H. 4064] Bill (H.) relative to the ride for hire industry (House, No. 4064). 2d.
            [On Senate, No. 559 and House, Nos. 931, 3351 and 3701.]
            [From the committee on Financial Services.]
            [The committee on Ways and Means (Spilka) recommends that the bill be amended by striking all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of Senate document numbered 2371; and by striking out the title and inserting in place thereof the following title: “An Act regulating transportation network companies”.]

            288. [H. 4217] Bill (H.) relative to the Robin Reyes Capital Stabilization Fund in the town of Dedham (House, No. 4217, amended). 2d.
            [On House, No. 3882.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3882.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]
            [Amended by the House in section 1, by striking out, in line 3, the words “annually by said town” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- “by the town from the state treasurer”.]

            289. [H. 4238] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Foxborough to grant 2 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 4238, amended). 2d.
            [On House, No. 4157.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 4157.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]
            [Amended by the House by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the following:-
            “SECTION 1. (a) Notwithstanding section 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the licensing authority of the town of Foxborough may grant 2 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises pursuant to section 12 of said chapter 138 subject to the conditions set forth in this act.
            (b) The licensing authority of the town of Foxborough shall restrict the licenses authorized in this act to business entities located within the site containing a development to be known as Forbes Crossing, as more particularly shown on a plan which is on file with the board of selectmen, hereinafter referred to as the “site”. A license granted pursuant to this act shall be clearly marked on its face “Forbes Crossing Only” and shall be subject to all of said chapter 138 except said section 17.
            (c) Notwithstanding section 12 of said chapter 138, the additional licenses authorized by this act shall be subject to an original license fee of $5,000 in addition to the annual fee for existing all alcoholic beverages or wines and malt beverages licenses, as applicable, in the town of Foxborough due and payable upon the original granting of any such license and also upon the reissuance of such license pursuant to subsection (e) or (f). Said additional $5,000 fee shall be deposited into an economic development account in the town and expended consistently with the purposes of such account.
            (d) Prior to the granting of a license pursuant to this act, the licensing authority of the town of Foxborough shall determine whether an applicant meets the criteria set forth in this act, consistent with the rules and regulations governing licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages promulgated by the licensing authority and all other applicable laws.
            (e) The licensing authority of the town of Foxborough shall not approve the transfer of a license granted pursuant to this act to a location outside the site, but it may grant a license to a new applicant within the site if the applicant files with the licensing authority a letter from the department of revenue and a letter from the department of unemployment assistance indicating that the license is in good standing with those departments and that all applicable taxes, fees and contributions have been paid. 
            (f) If a license granted pursuant to this act is cancelled, revoked or no longer in use, it shall be returned physically, with all of the legal rights, privileges and restrictions pertaining thereto, to the licensing authority of the town of Foxborough , which may then grant the license to a new applicant at a location within the site under the same conditions set forth in this act.
            SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.”.]             

            290. [H. 4378] Bill (H.) establishing a certain reserve fund in the town of Middleton (House, No. 4378). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

NOTICE SECTION.

SECOND READING MATTERS.

            291. [H. 4385] Bill (H.) to promote energy diversity (House, No. 4385). 2d.
            [On House, Nos. 2881 and 4336.]
            [From the committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.]
            [The committee on Ways and Means (Spilka) recommends that the bill be amended by striking all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of Senate document numbered 2372.]

            292.  [H. 3714] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of North Andover to grant an additional liquor license for the sale of alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 3714). 2d.
           
[On House, No. 3597.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3597.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

THIRD READING MATTERS.

    

            25. [S. 1066] Bill allowing the city of Everett to increase the fee for lodging house licenses (Senate, No. 1066). 3d. [L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            26. [S. 1067] Bill allowing the city of Everett to increase the fee for second class motor dealers licenses (Senate, No. 1067). 3d. [L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            32. [S. 1940] Bill authorizing the relocation, replacement, reconstruction and maintenance of a piling supported building in the town of Newbury (Senate, No. 1940). 3d. [L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            46. [H. 3561] Bill (H.) relative to the interest rate on sewer assessments in the town of Stoughton (House, No. 3561). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3268.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3268.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            61. [S.1078] Bill relative to the charter of the town of Sutton (Senate, No. 1078). 3d.[L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            92. [H. 3598] Bill (H.) relative to preliminary elections for certain offices in the city of Lawrence (House, No. 3598). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Election Laws.]

            110. [H. 3594] Bill (H) authorizing the town of Pembroke to use water supply and conservation land for public way purposes (House, No. 3594). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.]

            124. [H. 3664] Bill (H) authorizing the town of Orleans to lease a certain parcel of land (House, No. 3664). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.] 

            129. [S. 2053] Bill supporting military leave (Senate, No. 2053). 3d.
           
[Substituted by amendment by the Senate on recommendation of the committee on Ways and Means for Senate, No. 1019.]

            146. [H. 3834] Bill (H) authorizing the conveyance of a certain parcel of land in the town of Lynnfield (House, No. 3834). 3d.    
            [Local approval received.]       
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            150. [S. 1967] Bill relative to the provision of group health insurance benefits in the town of Athol (Senate, No. 1967). 3d. [Timilty.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            151. [S. 1992] Bill authorizing the town of Milton to establish a special purpose stabilization fund (Senate, No. 1992). 3d. [L’Italien.] 
           
[Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            163. [H. 3948] Bill (H.) authorizing the City of Springfield to transfer certain property to Habitat for Humanity (House, No. 3948). 3d.  
            [On House, No. 3562.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3562.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            180. [H. 3872] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Walpole to grant 5 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 3872). 3d.
           
[Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            202. [S. 1957] Bill providing for recall elections in the town of Erving (Senate, No. 1957). 3d. [Brady.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Election Laws.]

            203. [S. 2042] Bill relative to the Gloucester Fisheries Commission (Senate, No. 2042). 3d. [L’Italien.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]         

            204. [S. 2090] Bill authorizing the town of Middleborough to exchange certain parcels of conservation land (Senate, No. 2090, changed). 3d. [L’Italien.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [Changed by the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government in line 2 by inserting after the word “convey” the following “subject to paragraphs (a), (b) and (g) of section 16 of chapter 30B of the General Laws”.]

            205. [S. 2130] Bill authorizing the town of Hubbardston to exchange of a parcel of land located on Ragged Hill Road for a parcel of land located on Gardner Road (Senate, No. 2130). 3d.  [L’Italien.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            206. [H. 3617] Bill (H.) relative to certain affordable housing in the city of Boston (House, No. 3617). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Housing.]

            207. [H. 3686] Bill (H.) relative to the appointment of special police officers in the town of Bridgewater (House, No. 3686). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            208. [H. 3924] Bill (H.) relative to the town of Mattapoisett general by-laws (House, No. 3924). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            212. [H. 3991] Bill (H.) validating action taken by the Martha's Vineyard Refuse Disposal and Resource Recovery District (House, No. 3991). 3d.
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            217. [S. 1937] Bill increasing the exemption for residential property to 30 percent in the town of Nantucket (Senate, No. 1937, changed). 3d. [Rodrigues.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [Changed by the committee on Revenue in section 1, in line 3, by striking out the words: "Class One" and inserting in place thereof the words: "class one"; in line 6, by striking out the words: "Class One" and inserting in place thereof the words: "class one"; and in section 3 by striking out the figure "2015" each time it appears and inserting in place thereof the figure "2016".]

           

218. [H. 3649] Bill (H.) relative to the health insurance of certain elected individuals in the town of Tyringham (House, No. 3649). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committees on Public Health and Health Care Financing.]

            221. [S. 897] Bill relative to Forest Hills Cemetery (Senate, No. 897). 3d. [Brownsberger.]
            [From the committee on the Judiciary.]

            222. [H. 3637] Bill (H.) designating a certain bridge in the city of Boston The Honorable Arthur J. Lewis, Jr. Bridge (House, No. 3637, amended). 3d.
            [From the committee on Transportation.]
            [Amended by the House by striking out, in line 1, the words “The bridge” and inserting in place thereof the following:- Bridge B-16-181(4EN).] 

            225. [S. 2201] Bill relative to liquor licenses within the town of Salisbury (Senate, No. 2201). 3d. [L’Italien.]
            [On Senate, No. 2111.]
            [Local approval received on Senate, No. 2111.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            227. [H. 4003] Bill (H.) amending the charter of the city known as the town of Greenfield (House, No. 4003). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            228. [H. 3778] Bill (H.) validating the actions taken at the annual town election held in the town of Dudley (printed in House, No. 3778). 3d.
            [From the committee on Election Laws.]

            237. [S. 1626] Resolve relative to Southern Middlesex County (Senate, No. 1626). 3d. [Lovely.]
            [Representative DuBois of Brockton dissents.]
            [From the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.]

            242. [H. 4014] Bill (H.) authorizing the town administrator of the town of Milton to appoint the police chief (House, No. 4014). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.] 

            243. [H. 4246] Bill (H.) authorizing the city of Medford to use certain land for any municipal purpose (House, No. 4246). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3986.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3986.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            248. [H. 3896] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Westborough to grant an additional liquor license (House, No. 3896). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            254. [H. 3575] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Pelham to continue the employment of Raymond A. Murphy, Jr. as fire chief (House, No. 3575, amended). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.] 
            [Amended by the House in section 1 by adding the following sentence: “No further deductions shall be made from the regular compensation of Raymond A. Murphy, Jr. under chapter 32 of the General Laws for any service subsequent to him reaching 65 years of age, and upon retirement Raymond A. Murphy, Jr. shall receive a superannuation retirement allowance equal to that which he would have been entitled had he retired at the age of 65.”]

            261. [S. 2225] Bill relative to contracts in the city of Somerville (Senate, No. 2225). 3d. [L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            262. [S. 2249] Bill relative to the temporary use of the Clapp School in the City of Woburn (Senate, No. 2249). 3d. [L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            263. [S. 2250] Bill authorizing the town of Mendon to return a certain parcel in the town of Mendon to John D. Gannett, Jr. and Ute D. Gannett (Senate, No. 2250). 3d. [L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            264. [S. 2268] Bill relative to the city of Chelsea’s residential tax exemption (Senate, No. 2268). 3d. [Rodrigues.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            265. [H. 3742] Bill (H.) establishing a year-round market rate rental housing trust fund in the town of Provincetown (House, No. 3742, amended). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]
            [Amended by the House in section 8 by adding the following 2 sentences:- “For the purposes of this act, the term “market rate” shall mean rental housing that is not restricted to occupancy by low or moderate income households, as those terms are defined in section 38D of chapter 121B of the General Laws; provided, however, that market rate housing may be available for occupancy by households without regard to income and may also include housing subject to maximum income limits to be occupied by households with gross income greater than 80 per cent but not more than 200 per cent of the area median household income as most recently determined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, adjusted for household size. The trust may enact regulations establishing alternative or additional definitions for “market rate”.”]

            266. [H. 4185] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Acton to grant 16 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages and 6 additional licenses for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 4185). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3884.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3884.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            267. [H. 4303] Bill (H.) authorizing the establishment of a municipal job creation and retention trust and project mitigation contribution ("linkage") program for job creation and retention in the city of Somerville (House, No. 4303). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3550.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3550.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            272. [S. 2281] Bill authorizing the Town of Windsor to continue the employment of Police Chief Thomas Barnaby (Senate, No. 2281). 3d. [Timilty.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            273. [H. 3881] Bill (H.) relative to the creation of a renewable energy fund in the town of Dedham (House, No. 3881). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            274. [H. 3957] Bill (H.) relative to the use of a parcel of land in the city of Woburn for recreational purposes (House, No. 3957, amended). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]
            [Amended by the House by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the following text:-
            “SECTION 1. Notwithstanding section 15A of chapter 40 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the land commonly known as the Hurld elementary school and surrounding fields acquired by the city on or about August 12,1954 and located at 75 Bedford Road in the city of Woburn, shown on assessors map 41 as block 9, lot 16, containing 11.27 acres more or less, and shown on a plan entitled “City of Woburn Land Taking School Building” which is recorded in the Middlesex south registry of deeds as Plan No. 1346 of 1954, currently used for educational purposes, shall continue to be under the care, custody and control of the city of Woburn school committee, and shall be used for educational purposes only, until such time as the newly constructed Wyman/Hurld elementary school is completed and all students receiving educational services at the Hurld school have been reassigned to alternative sites within the Woburn school district, at which time the school committee shall vote to authorize the transfer of the care, custody and control of said land to the Woburn recreation commission.
            SECTION 2.   Upon transfer to the Woburn recreation commission, said land shall be used solely for active or passive recreational uses including, but not limited to, community gardens, trails, noncommercial youth and adult sports and park, playground or athletic field purposes; provided, however, that recreational use of such land shall not include horse or dog racing or the use of the land for a stadium, gymnasium or similar structure; and provided, further, that such restriction on the use of said land shall be recorded in the Middlesex south registry of deeds.
            SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.”.]

            275. [H. 4158] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Rehoboth to transfer a conservation easement on a certain parcel of land (House, No. 4158). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]