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SENATE

CALENDAR FOR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2021

[The Senate will meet at eleven o’clock A.M.]


[Joint Session will be held on
Monday, April 11, 2022, at twelve o’clock noon.]


ORDERS OF THE DAY


SECOND READING MATTERS.

            114. [H. 2147] Bill (H.) relative to the permanent intermittent police force for the city of Methuen (House, No. 2147). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            115. [H. 3918] Bill (H.) relative to the department of public works in the town of Westborough (House, No. 3918). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            116. [H. 3986] Bill (H.) relative to utility improvements on private roads in the town of Eastham (House, No. 3986). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            117. [H. 3987] Bill (H.) changing the board of selectmen of the town of Sharon to a select board (House, No. 3987). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            118. [H. 4066] Bill (H.) amending the charter of the town of Hopkinton to change the name of the board of selectmen to select board (House, No. 4066). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            119. [H. 4084] Bill (H.) restoring an increase in the membership of the Board of Health in the city of Framingham (House, No. 4084). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            121. [S. 1276] Bill addressing barriers to care for mental health (Senate, No. 1276). 2d. [Cyr.]
            [From the committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.]
            [The committee on Ways and Means (Rodrigues) recommends that the bill be amended by substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2572).]
            [Also based on Senate, Nos. 675 and 1288.]
            [Order relative to subject matter adopted.] 

NOTICE SECTION.

SECOND READING MATTERS.

            122. [S. 2524] Bill providing for a gender-neutral charter in the City of Somerville (Senate, No. 2524). 2d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            123. [S. 2529] Bill authorizing the expenditure of $500,000 from town of Brookline Marijuana Mitigation Stabilization Fund for purpose of advancing racial equity in the town of Brookline (Senate, No. 2529). 2d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            124. [S. 2566] Bill relative to liquor licenses in the city of Westfield (Senate, No. 2566). 2d. [Moran.]
            [On Senate, No. 246.]
            [Local approval received on Senate, No. 246.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            125. [H. 3724] Bill (H.) authorizing the disbursement of funds held by the town of Westford (House, No. 3724). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            126. [H. 3751] Bill authorizing the town of Townsend to continue the employment of Richard Bailey as police chief (House, No. 3751, changed). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [Changed by the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government in section 4, in lines 37 to 76, inclusive, by striking out the text contained in those lines.]

            127. [H. 3792] Bill (H.) amending the charter for the town of Nantucket (House, No. 3792). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            128. [H. 3812] Bill (H.) providing for alcoholic beverage licenses in the town of Dunstable (House, No. 3812). 2d.
            [On House, No. 383.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 383.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            129. [H. 3859] Bill (H.) changing the Board of Selectmen of the town of Plainfield to a Select Board (House, No. 3859). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            130. [H. 3970] Bill (H.) providing for the appointment of a treasurer/collector in the town of Rehoboth (House, No. 3970). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            131. [H. 3985] Bill (H.) relative to the Chilmark Select Board (House, No. 3985, amended). 2d.
            [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:
            “SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law or by law to the contrary, the executive body of the town of Chilmark, previously known as the board of selectmen, shall be known as the select board of the town of Chilmark, which shall have all of the powers and authority of a board of selectmen under any general or special law or by-law; provided further, that the members of the select board, previously known as selectmen, shall be known as select board members.
            SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.”.]

            132. [H. 3998] Bill (H.) to amend the Blackstone home rule charter by eliminating the Town Administrator residency requirement (House, No. 3998). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            133. [H. 4108] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Sudbury to transfer a certain parcel of land (House, No. 4108). 2d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            134. [H. 4114] Bill (H.) relative to the South Norwood General Business District (House, No. 4114, amended). 2d.
            [On House, No. 3742.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3742.]
            [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. The first sentence of subsection (a) of chapter 44 of the acts of 2016 is hereby amended by inserting after the word “located” the following words:- at 83 Morse street and.
SECTION 2. Said first sentence of said subsection (a) of said chapter 44 is hereby further amended by inserting after the date “December 16, 2003” the following words:- ; provided, that the license issued to 83 Morse street shall be subject to subsections (b) and (c) of this act.”]

            135. [H. 4116] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Easton to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 4116, amended). 2d.
            [On House, No. 3890.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3890.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]
            [Amended by the House in section 1, in lines 1 to 12, inclusive, by striking out the two paragraphs contained in those lines and inserting in place thereof the following 2 paragraphs:-
            “SECTION 1. (a) Notwithstanding section 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, the licensing authority of the town of Easton may grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises pursuant to section 15 of said chapter 138 to establishments located within the Five Corners Development District, as defined in subsection (b), upon approval of and under conditions set by the licensing authority of the town of Easton. The license granted pursuant to this act shall be clearly marked on its face “Five Corners Development District” and shall be subject to all of said chapter 138 except said section 17.
(b) The licensing authority of the town of Easton shall restrict the license granted pursuant to this act to establishments within the Five Corners Development District, which for purposes of this act shall include only the northerly and southerly parcels directly abutting route 106 from 55 Eastman street to Greenwood Village street that are included in the area designated as the Five Corners Development District on the map. For purposes of this subsection, “map” shall mean the map entitled “Five Corners Development District, Easton, Massachusetts” dated January 31, 2019 and included as Appendix C in the “Town of Easton, MA Five-Corners District, District Improvement Financing Master Plan” as adopted at town meeting on May 20, 2019, a copy of which is on file in the office of the clerk of the town of Easton.”.]

            136. [H. 4222] Bill (H.) providing for alcoholic beverage licenses in the town of Dunstable (House, No. 4222). 2d.
            [On House, No. 3860.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3860.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

THIRD READING MATTERS.

            4. [H. 58] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Richard Gurney, an employee of the Department of Correction (House, No. 58, amended). 3d.
            [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 correction, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.”.]

            6. [H. 62] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Karen T. O'Neil, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (House, No. 62). 3d.

            11. [S. 44] Bill authorizing Eric M. Cyr to take the civil service examination for the position of firefighter in the city of Haverhill notwithstanding the maximum age requirement (Senate, No. 44). 3d. [Brady.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            12. [H. 97] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Peter J. Fallon, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (House, No. 97, amended). 3d.
            [From the committee on Public Service.]
            [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 transportation, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.”.]

            19. [S. 1354] Bill authorizing the town of Middleborough to change the name of its Board of Selectmen to Select Board (Senate, No. 1354). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            20. [S. 1697] Bill authorizing Nikos Sofronas to take the civil service examination for the position of firefighter in the city of Haverhill notwithstanding the maximum age requirement (Senate, No. 1697). 3d. [Brady.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            21. [S. 1698] Bill authorizing Diana Grullon to take the civil service examination for the position of firefighter in the city of Haverhill notwithstanding the maximum age requirement (Senate, No. 1698). 3d. [Brady.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            24. [S. 2451] Bill amending the Newbury general by-laws from board of selectmen to select board (Senate, No. 2451). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [On Senate, No. 1361.]
            [Local approval received on Senate, No. 1361.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            25. [S. 1742] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Victoria Kibbie, an employee of the Department of Development Services (Senate, No. 1742). 3d. [Brady.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            26. [S. 1761] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Pamela Waldron, an employee of the department of developmental services (Senate, No. 1761). 3d. [Brady.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            28. [H. 3769] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Linda R. Berube, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services (House, No. 3769, amended). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3704.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]
            [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.”.]

            33. [S. 2477] Bill authorizing the town of Millbury to grant an additional liquor license (Senate, No. 2477). 3d. [Moran.]
            [On Senate, No. 227.]
            [Local approval received on Senate, No. 227.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            37. [S. 1349] Bill relative to marijuana-related revenue in the town of Millbury (Senate, No. 1349). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            38. [S. 1355] Bill authorizing the investment of trust funds benefiting the town of Sherborn library (Senate, No. 1355). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            42. [S. 2443] Bill amending Section 9 of the 1921 City of Lowell Charter (Senate, No. 2443). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            48. [S. 42] Bill relative to increasing city of Gloucester parking fines (Senate, No. 42). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            49. [S. 43] Bill further defining a quorum of a public body in the town of Monson (Senate, No. 43). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            50. [S. 1350] Bill relative to sewer privilege fees in the town of Millbury (Senate, No. 1350). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            52. [S. 1369] Bill amending chapter 80 of the acts of 2002 relative to special police officers in the town of Agawam (Senate, No. 1369). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            53. [S. 2441] Bill authorizing the town of Wales to establish a department of public works (Senate, No. 2441). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            54. [S. 2447] Bill authorizing Brigette Hamel to take the civil service examination for the position of police officer in the city of Haverhill notwithstanding the maximum age requirement (Senate, No. 2447). 3d. [Brady.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            55. [S. 2448] Bill amending the charter of the city of Amesbury (Senate, No. 2448). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [On Senate, No. 2448 and House, No. 3823.]
            [Local approval received on Senate, No. 2448 and House, No. 3823.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            56. [S. 2501] Bill authorizing the town of Wareham to grant an additional license for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk off the premises (Senate, No. 2501). 3d. [Moran.]
            [On Senate, No. 238.]
            [Local approval received on Senate, No. 238.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            57. [S. 2509] Bill authorizing the town of Southbridge to grant additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (Senate, No. 2509). 3d. [Moran.]
            [On Senate, No. 40.]
            [Local approval received on Senate, No. 40.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            59. [H. 387] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Maynard to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be consumed off the premises (House, No. 387). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            60. [H. 2169] Bill (H.) amending the Attleboro city charter by making all gender references therein gender neutral (House, No. 2169). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            61. [H. 2181] Bill (H.) relative to insurance proceeds for injured police and fire personnel in the town of Boylston (House, No. 2181). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            62. [H. 2704] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Clinton to continue the employment of police chief Mark R. Laverdure (House, No. 2704). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            63. [H. 2782] Bill (H.) relative to the fire department of the town of Fairhaven (House, No. 2782). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            64. [H. 3705] Bill (H.) amending the charter of the town of Grafton (House, No. 3705). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            65. [H. 3725] Bill (H.) authorizing alternate members for the Tyngsborough conservation commission (House, No. 3725). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            66. [H. 3726] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Dracut to pay a certain bill to WhiteWater, Inc. (House, No. 3726). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            67. [H. 3746] Bill (H.) relative to recall of elected officers in the town of Wenham (House, No. 3746). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Election Laws.]

            68. [H. 3760] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Lancaster to continue the employment of Maurice Bateman (House, No. 3760). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            69. [H. 3761] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Lancaster to continue the employment of Kevin Lamb (House, No. 3761). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            70. [H. 3762] Bill (H.) authorizing special police officers in the town of Natick to serve until the age of 70 (House, No. 3762). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            71. [H. 3764] Bill (H.) relative to the retirement of police officer Sean Murphy (House, No. 3764, amended). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]
            [Amended by the House in Section 1, in line 16, by striking out the word “nontaxable” and inserting in place thereof the following words: “exempt from state and local taxation, and exempt from federal taxation to the extent allowable under federal tax law”.]

            72. [H. 3809] Bill (H.) relative to certain affordable housing owned and operated by the Ipswich Housing Authority (House, No. 3809). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Housing.]

            73. [H. 3867] Bill (H.) authorizing the conveyance of a conservation restriction on the land known as Inter Lochen Park in the town of Sharon (House, No. 3867). 3d.
            [On Senate, No. 1366.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3867.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            75. [H. 3965] Bill (H.) establishing residency requirements for the offices of mayor, city council, and school committee in the city of Revere (House, No. 3965). 3d.
            [On House, No. 2654.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 2654.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            76. [H. 3996] Bill (H.) authorizing the city of Cambridge to use certain land for general municipal purposes and the installation of subsurface geothermal wells (House, No. 3996). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3768.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3768.]
            [From the committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.]

            77. [S. 2527] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Li Zang, an employee of the Department of Unemployment Assistance (Senate, No. 2527). 3d. [Brady.]
            [On Senate, No. 2508.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            78. [S. 2528] Bill establishing a sick leave bank for Lisa Sbrogna, an employee of the Department of Mental Health (Senate, No. 2528). 3d. [Brady.]
            [On Senate, No. 2514.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            80. [H. 2182] Bill (H.) transferring custody and control of Fuller Field in the town of Clinton (House, No. 2182). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            81. [H. 2183] Bill (H.) relative to the select board of the town of Clinton (House, No. 2183). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            82. [H. 2205] Bill (H.) relative to the Ware selectboard (House, No. 2205). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            86. [H. 3875] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Bruce Young, an employee of the Worcester county sheriff’s office (House, No. 3875). 3d.
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            88. [H. 3915] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Julie DeRosa, an employee of the Department of Mental Health (House, No. 3915). 3d.
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            89. [H. 3936] Bill (H.) authorizing the use of Article ninety-seven land for roadway improvements in the town of Dunstable (House, No. 3936). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            90. [H. 4064] Bill (H.) establishing a sick leave bank for Tara Blodgett, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services (House, No. 4064). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3992.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            93. [S. 2474] Bill to amend the Cohasset Town Manager Act to change the Cohasset board of selectmen to the "Cohasset select board" (Senate, No. 2474). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            94. [S. 2482] Bill amending the town of Sutton Home Rule Charter (Senate, No. 2482). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            95. [S. 2491] Bill amending the Town Administrator Special Act to change the name of the Hingham board of selectmen to the Hingham select board (Senate, No. 2491). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            97. [H. 3919] Bill (H.) relative to the residency requirement for the executive assistant in the town of Hudson (House, No. 3919). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            102. [S. 2517] Bill authorizing the town of Middleborough to convey certain conservation land in the town (Senate, No. 2517). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            103. [S. 2518] Bill authorizing the treasurer of the town of Middleborough to pay from available funds to Middleborough High School students, parents or guardians amounts paid but not reimbursed for the costs of the 2020 senior trip (Senate, No. 2518). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            104. [H. 2193] Bill (H.) to allow the town of Andover to transfer conservation land (House, No. 2193). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            105. [H. 3712] Bill (H.) granting 4 additional liquor licenses for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises in Concord (House, No. 3712, amended). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]
            [Amended by the House in Section 1 by striking out the second sentence.]

            106. [H. 3820] Bill (H.) further regulating the membership of the board of trustees of the Woburn Public Library Corporation (House, No. 3820). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            107. [H. 3900] Bill (H.) authorizing the city of Northampton to amend a certain conservation easement (House, No. 3900). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            108. [H. 3920] Bill (H.) amending the charter of the town of Hudson (House, No. 3920). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            109. [H. 4020] Bill (H.) establishing a cell tower receipts special account for the town of North Reading (House, No. 4020). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            110. [S. 2513] Bill relative to the select board of the town of Goshen (Senate, No. 2513). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            137. [S. 2548] Bill authorizing the town of Stoughton to transfer certain park property in exchange for acquisition and dedication of other land to park purposes (Senate, No. 2548). 3d. [Cronin.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]