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H5248VetoAuthorizing and accelerating transportation investment
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2021-01-15
The Governor pocket veto reduced by $30,000,000 and struck "language that specifies an annual amount for a program, and language that imposes unworkable restrictions on program administration" in item 6621-2117, pocket vetoed wording that "will impair the Commonwealth’s ability to secure federal funding" in items 6621-2108, and struck language that "uses capital funds for an operational purpose" in item 6921-2116, pocket vetoed all of items 6720-2127 and 6921-2110, pocket vetoed sections 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 20, 27, 30, 31, 46 and 47, and approved the remainder of the bill
H5185VetoSection 101 contained in the engrossed Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2021 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bon...
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2021-01-15
Pocket vetoed
S2875PassFor legislation relative to an easement in Lynn, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2875).
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2021-01-15
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 375 of the Acts of 2021
H5250VetoEnabling partnerships for growth
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2021-01-14
The Governor pocket vetoed sections 48, 50, 55, 62, 63, 83, 85, 95, 102, 106 and 113, and approved the remainder of the bill
S2995VetoCreating a next-generation roadmap for Massachusetts climate policy
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2021-01-14
Pocket vetoed -- for communication stating his reasons for pocket vetoing, see Senate, No. 7 of 2021
S2990VetoProviding for recall elections for the regional government of Barnstable county
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2021-01-14
Pocket vetoed -- for communication stating his reasons for pocket vetoing, see Senate, No. 8 of 2021
S2970PassFor legislation to authorize the town of Tewksbury to grant 8 additional licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises, reports recommending that the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2970)
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2021-01-14
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 359 of the Acts of 2021
H5234PassSubstituted by the House, on motion of Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, for a bill with the same title (House, No. 4992) [Local Approval Received]. January 4, 2021.
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2021-01-13
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 344 of the Acts of 2020
H5233PassSubstituted by the House, on motion of Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, for a Bill authorizing the town of Saugus to designate a check-off box on it's municipal tax bills or motor vehicle excise tax bills for the Saugus Emergency Relief Fund (House, No. 504...
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2021-01-13
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 346 of the Acts of 2020
H5231PassAuthorizing the commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land in the city of Northampton
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2021-01-13
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 345 of the Acts of 2020
H5243PassAuthorizing Quincy College to confer baccalaureate degrees
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2021-01-13
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 350 of the Acts of 2020
H5221PassSubstituted by the House, on motion of Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, for a bill with the same title (House, No. 1837) [Local Approval Received]. December 28, 2020.
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2021-01-13
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 353 of the Acts of 2020
H5204PassSubstituted by the House, on motion of Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, for a bill with the same title (House No. 5093). December 18, 2020.
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2021-01-13
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 343 of the Acts of 2020
S2972PassProviding for the permanent protection and stewardship of the historic Lampson Brook Farm in Belchertown
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2021-01-13
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 355 of the Acts of 2020
H5157PassRelative to property tax deferrals in the town of Lexington. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-01-13
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 351 of the Acts of 2020
H5082PassSubstituted by the House, on motion of Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, for a bill with the same title (House, No. 4390). October 29, 2020).
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2021-01-13
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 347 of the Acts of 2020
H5021PassFor legislation to designate a certain bridge in the town of Rehoboth as the 1st Lt. Craig H. Waterman memorial bridge. Transportation.
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2021-01-13
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 356 of the Acts of 2020
H5010PassThat the town of Maynard be authorized to change the name of the board of selectmen in said town to the select board. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-01-13
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 349 of the Acts of 2020
H4818PassTo reduce racial inequities in maternal health
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2021-01-13
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 348 of the Acts of 2020
H4408PassFor legislation to designate the Station Avenue overpass in the town of Yarmouth as the Corporal Orie D.W. Sampson, Jr. memorial bridge. Transportation.
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2021-01-13
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 354 of the Acts of 2020
H4244PassThat the town of Mattapoisett be authorized to assess certain solar or wind systems. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-01-13
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 357 of the Acts of 2020
H5237PassSubstituted by the House, on motion of Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, for a Bill to amend the City of Everett Charter by giving the mayor a voice and a vote on the Everett School Committee (House, No. 5193) [Local Approval Received]. January 4, 2021.
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 332 of the Acts of 2020
H5230PassRelative to the board of directors of the Massachusetts Credit Union Share Insurance Corporation
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 323 of the Acts of 2020
H5222PassSubstituted by the House, on motion of Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, for a bill with the same title (House, No. 5122) [Local Approval Received]. December 28, 2020.
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 330 of the Acts of 2020
H5200PassFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Karl Schneider, an employee of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission. Public Service.
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 335 of the Acts of 2020
S2979PassRelative to sexual violence on higher education campuses (being the text of Senate, No. 2978, printed as amended). January 5, 2021.
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 337 of the Acts of 2020
H5174PassThat the town of Hudson be authorized to enter into an employment contract with its director of public works for a period of not more than 3 years. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 336 of the Acts of 2020
H5094PassAuthorizing the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance to transfer and convey certain parcels of land in the town of Westborough
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 326 of the Acts of 2020
H5068PassAuthorizing the town of Dedham to grant one additional license for the sale of wine and malt to be drunk on premises
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 334 of the Acts of 2020
H5069PassThat the city known as the town of Agawam be authorized to exempt certain public school system positions from the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 328 of the Acts of 2020
S2914PassFor legislation to provide certain retirement benefits to the widow of Everett Police Captain Richard Basteri. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 329 of the Acts of 2020
H4985PassThat the city of Leominster be authorized to supply water to certain property located in the town of Lancaster. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 327 of the Acts of 2020
S2910PassRelative to the Burncoat Pond Watershed District
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 341 of the Acts of 2020
H4963PassThat the town of Egremont be authorized to utilize a portion of French Park in said town to construct a broadband headend. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 342 of the Acts of 2020
S2904PassFor legislation to amend the charter of the town of Rockland. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 331 of the Acts of 2020
H4924PassTo promote the well-being of minor children living with guardians
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 339 of the Acts of 2020
H4921PassPromoting awareness of sewage pollution in public waters
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 322 of the Acts of 2020
S2841PassRelative to craft brewers (being the text of Senate, No. 2829, printed as amended)
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 324 of the Acts of 2020
S2828PassModernizing the credit union laws
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 338 of the Acts of 2020
S2826PassFor legislation relative to the reorganization of the water, highway and park/cemetery departments and commissioners in the town of Topsfield. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 340 of the Acts of 2020
H4645Enroll

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Authorizing the City of Medford to utilize funds received from the surrounding community agreement entered into between the City of Medford and Wynn MA LLC for the purposes set forth in the agreement
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 365of the Acts of 2020
H2645PassThat the town of Lincoln be authorized to establish property tax exemptions for certain affordable accessory apartments. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-01-12
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 333 of the Acts of 2020
H5210PassRelative to the unfunded pension liability for retired sheriff’s department employees in Barnstable county
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2021-01-11
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 318 of the Acts of 2020
H5195PassThat the city of Framingham be authorized to continue the employment of police officer James Green. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-01-11
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 307 of the Acts of 2020
S2968PassFor legislation to authorize the town of Andover to issue pension obligation bonds or notes. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-01-11
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 306 of the Acts of 2020
H5129PassSection 3 contained in the engrossed Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2020 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects (see House, No. 5102, amended), which had been returne...
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2021-01-11
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 309 of the Acts of 2020
S2941PassTo modernize public accountancy
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2021-01-11
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 319 of the Acts of 2020
H5009PassRelative to increased financial oversight by the city council in the city of Methuen. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-01-11
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 312 of the Acts of 2020
S2848PassResolve providing for the creation of a special commission relative to the seal and motto of the Commonwealth
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2021-01-11
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 2 of the Resolves of 2020
H4868PassThat the town of Leicester designate a certain bridge in said town as the Private First-Class Eugene Joseph Paranteau memorial bridge. Transportation. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-01-11
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 317 of the Acts of 2020
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