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SENATE

CALENDAR FOR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2018    

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


[Joint Session will be held on
May 9, 2018 at one o’clock P.M.]


ORDERS OF THE DAY


SECOND READING MATTERS.

            133. [S. 2286] Bill to provide property tax exemptions for certain nonprofit senior housing in Boxford (Senate, No. 2286). 2d. [Brady.]
            [On Senate, No. 2035.]
            [Local approval received on Senate, No. 2035.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            134. [H. 3992] Bill (H.) establishing a revolving fund for a school learning lab within a vocational-technical program operated by the public schools in the Town of Westborough (House, No. 3992, amended). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]
            [Amended by the House in section 1 by adding the following sentence: “An annual report, which shall include projects undertaken, expenditures made and income received by the fund, shall be submitted to the school committee of the town of Westborough not later than December 31 and the school committee shall vote to accept the report.”]

            135. [H. 4028] Bill (H.) establishing a special fund in the town of Westborough (House, No. 4028, amended). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]
            [Amended by the House in section 3, by adding the following sentence:- “An annual report, which shall include projects undertaken, expenditures made and income received by the fund, shall be submitted to the board of selectmen of the town of Westborough not later than December 31 and the board of selectmen shall vote to accept the report.”]

            136. [H. 4077] Bill (H.) Establishing the Appointed Office of Town Clerk in the Town of Ayer (House, No. 4077). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            137. [H. 4078] Bill (H.) Establishing the Appointed Office of Tree Warden in the Town of Ayer (House, No. 4078). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            138. [H. 4079] Bill (H.) Establishing the Appointed Position of Treasurer-Collector in the Town of Ayer (House, No. 4079). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            139. [H. 4084] Bill (H.) relative to the funding of the Other Post-Employment Benefits Liability Trust Fund in the Town of Northbridge (House, No. 4084). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            140. [S. 591] Bill to protect access to confidential healthcare (Senate, No. 591). 2d. [EldridgeWelch.]
            [On House, No. 2960.]
            [From the committees on Financial Services and Health Care Financing.]
            [Estimated Cost: greater than $100,000.]
            [The committee on Ways and Means (Spilka) recommends that the bill be amended by substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2296).]

            141. [S. 676] Bill expanding the community college training incentive program (Senate, No. 676). 2d. [Moore.]
            [From the committee on Higher Education.]
            [The committee on Ways and Means (Spilka) recommends that the bill be amended by substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2297).]

NOTICE SECTION.

SECOND READING MATTERS.

            142. [S. 2241] Bill authorizing the City of Westfield to categorize all certain private ways a public street (Senate, No. 2241). 2d. [Boncore.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Transportation.]

 

THIRD READING MATTERS.

            7. [S. 1131] Bill relative to the charter of the town of Sutton (Senate, No. 1131). 3d. [Moore.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            13. [H. 1101] Bill (H.) relative to the membership of the Millbury Redevelopment Authority (House, No. 1101). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            16. [H. 2623] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Charlemont to establish a tax on commercial recreation services (House, No. 2623). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]

            31. [H. 1102] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Rehoboth to transfer a conservation easement on a certain parcel of land (House, No. 1102). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            50.  [H. 2423] Bill (H.) relative to the charter of the town of Eastham (House, No. 2423). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            71. [H. 3540] Bill (H.) relative to certain affordable housing in the South End section of the city of Boston (House, No. 3540). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Housing.]

            72. [H. 3909] Bill (H.) relative to boat excise tax revenue for the town of Chatham waterfront (House, No. 3909, amended). 3d.
            [On House, No. 2635.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 2635.]
            [From the committee on Revenue.]
            [Amended by the House in section 1, in line 5, by inserting after the figures: “40” the following: “, and may be expended solely for the purpose set forth in said section 5G”.]

            81. [H. 3460] Bill (H.) regarding the composition of the Boston Arts Commission (House, No. 3460). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]      

            82. [H. 3773] Bill (H.) relative to the payment of bills of prior fiscal years by the town of Harvard (House, No. 3773). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]      

            103. [H. 4019] Bill (H.) authorizing any town or city to designate a check-off box on certain tax bills to fund a Veterans Memorial and Patriotic Celebration Fund (House, No. 4019). 3d.
            [On House, No. 1948.]
            [From the committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs.]

            104. [H.4046] Bill (H.) relative to candidates for mayor and city council in Framingham (printed in, House, No. 4046). 3d.
            [From the committee on Election Laws.]

            110. [S. 2223] Bill relative to increasing City of Gloucester parking fines (Senate, No. 2223). 3d. [Moore.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            111. [H. 3513] Bill (H.) relative to the town administrator in the town of Fairhaven (House, No. 3513). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            113. [H. 3753] Bill (H.) authorizing the City of Salem to grant 1 additional liquor license for the sale of wine and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 3753, amended). 3d.
            [On House, No. 2793.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 2793.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]
            [Amended by the House in section 1, in line 3, by inserting after the word “to” the second time it appears, the words “Bosolakhana Thach d/b/a”.]

            115. [H. 3918] Bill (H.) amending the charter of the town of Bourne (House, No. 3918, amended). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]
            [Amended by the House by adding the following section:-
            “SECTION 30. This act shall take effect upon its passage.”.]

            122. [H. 1327] Bill (H.) authorizing the appointing authority of the town of Mansfield to appoint police cadets to the police department of the town (House, No. 1327). 3d. 
            [Representative DeCoste of Norwell dissents.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            123. [H. 3794] Bill (H.) exempting J. Adam Stagno from the maximum age requirement for police officers in the Town of North Andover (House, No. 3794). 3d. 
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            127. [S. 2245] Bill authorizing the Town of Hamilton to establish a special fund for the Patton Homestead (Senate, No. 2245). 3d. [Moore.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]      

            128. [S. 2271] Bill relative to the appointment of retired police officers in the town of Essex (Senate, No. 2271). 3d. [Feeney.]
            [On Senate, No. 2077.]
            [Local approval received on Senate, No. 2077.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            129. [H. 3873] Bill (H.) relative to the annual town meeting in the town of Weston (House, No. 3873). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Election Laws.]