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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1S2060IntroducedFor legislation relative to tolls on the roadways of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
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2019-11-21
#2S2409EngrossedRelative to pharmaceutical access, costs and transparency (being the text of Senate document number 2397, printed as amended)
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2019-11-19
#3H3955EnrolledFor legislation to authorize the continued employment of Michael Wayne as a member of the police department of the town of Williamsburg notwithstanding the maximum age requirement. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-12-05
Enacted and laid before the Governor
#4S2429IntroducedFor legislation relative to fair pay for comparable work. (Senate, No. 2429).
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2019-12-02
#5H3826PassedRelative to validating certain proceedings of the town of Sharon (House, No. 3826). May 30, 2019.
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2019-12-03
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 134 of the Acts of 2019
#6S1253IntroducedFor legislation to require the Chief Medical Examiner to provide certain information in substance abuse-related deaths. Public Health.
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2019-12-02
#7H623IntroducedRelative to authorizing spouses to be caregivers in the adult foster care and personal attendant programs. Elder Affairs.
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2019-12-05
#8S2434IntroducedRelative to setting the date for a special election to fill the vacancy in the Plymouth and Barnstable senatorial district.
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2019-12-03
Placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
#9H4055EnrolledThat the town of Gill be authorized to continue the employment of Gene M. Beaubien, fire chief of the fire department of said town. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-12-05
Enacted and laid before the Governor
#10S1810IntroducedFor legislation relative to employment of persons with disabilities on state contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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2019-12-04
#11S2028IntroducedFor legislation relative to the use of elephants, big cats, primates, and bears in traveling exhibits and shows. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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2019-12-05
#12S2062IntroducedFor legislation to establish the Metropolitan Transportation Network. Transportation.
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2019-11-21
#13H3907EnrolledThat the town of Northfield be authorized to increase the size of the board of selectmen from three to five members. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-12-05
Enacted and laid before the Governor
#14H4203PassedThe committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches with reference to the Senate amendment of the House Bill requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving (House, No. 3793, amended), reports recommending passage...
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2019-11-25
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 122 of the Acts of 2019
#15H4209IntroducedThat the town of Truro be authorized to expand the exemption for residential property in said town. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-11-19
#16H4240IntroducedThat the town of Leicester be authorized to continue the employment of Paul S. Doray, a member of the police department of said town. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-12-03
#17H1892IntroducedRelative to access to original birth certificates to persons born in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
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2019-12-02
#18H2671IntroducedRelative to the employment of persons with disabilities on state contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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2019-12-04
Accompanied S1810
#19H3008IntroducedFor legislation to authorize the Secretary of Transportation and the Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs to establish the modern and sustainable solutions for transportation trust fund. Transportation.
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2019-11-21
#20H4086EnrolledAuthorizing the town of Fairhaven to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises
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2019-12-05
Enacted and laid before the Governor
#21H4198IntroducedThat the city known as the town of Greenfield be authorized to lease a certain parcel of land on Leyden Road in said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-12-05
#22H1493IntroducedRelative to the penalties for violations of age of consent laws for adolescents. The Judiciary.
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2019-11-25
#23H1759IntroducedFor legislation to improve the local infrastructure development programs. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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2019-12-05
#24H1807IntroducedFor legislation to prohibit cities or towns from failing to enforce federal immigration laws by designating themselves as sanctuary cities and to withhold unrestricted general government aid to cities and towns for non-compliance. Municipalities and ...
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2019-12-05
#25H2383IntroducedFor legislation to authorize James S. Armentrout to purchase creditable service from the Barnstable County Retirement Board. Public Service.
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2019-11-20
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#26S1826IntroducedFor legislation to provide for access to baby-changing stations. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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2019-12-04
#27S1809IntroducedFor legislation relative to diverse marketing programs. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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2019-12-04
#28S1185IntroducedFor legislation relative to regional stabilization funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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2019-12-04
#29S1235IntroducedFor legislation relative to step therapy and patient safety. Public Health.
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2019-12-04
Accompanied a new draft, see S2433
#30S1834IntroducedFor legislation to establish plastic pollution action day in the commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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2019-12-04
#31S1182IntroducedFor legislation to encourage municipal recycling and composting. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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2019-12-04
#32S2023IntroducedFor legislation to establish a food tourism task force. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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2019-12-05
#33S1446IntroducedFor legislation relative to the use of unmanned aerial systems. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2019-11-25
#34S1192PassedFor legislation relative to the town charter of Groton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-11-21
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 121 of the Acts of 2019
#35S1178IntroducedFor legislation to authorize municipal use of the prudent investor standards. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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2019-12-04
#36H3916EnrolledThat the town of Acushnet be authorized to exempt uniformed positions in the fire department of said town from certain provisions of the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-12-05
Enacted and laid before the Governor
#37H4111EnrolledFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Erica Moore, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services. Public Service.
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2019-12-05
Enacted and laid before the Governor
#38H4155IntroducedRelative to the disposition of property taken for non-payment of property taxes in the city of Chelsea. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-12-05
#39H4166IntroducedRelative to the charter of the town of Westwood. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-12-05
#40H4167IntroducedRelative to alternate members of the conservation commission in the town of Clinton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-12-05
#41H4191IntroducedThat the town of Mashpee be authorized to convey certain town owned conservation land to Mark and Donna Lopez. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-12-05
#42S2411IntroducedFor legislation relative to appointments to city offices in the city of Gloucester. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-12-04
Bill reported favorably by committee and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
#43H4214IntroducedThat the town of West Boylston be authorized to rename the board of selectmen in said town to the select board. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-12-05
#44H4216IntroducedBy Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Robert A. DeLeo and Joseph A. Boncore that the Department of Conservation and Recreation be authorized to designate a certain park at Winthrop Beach as the Richard Honan park. Environ...
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2019-12-05
#45H4241IntroducedThat the city known as the town of Watertown be authorized to grant fifteen additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-12-05
#46S2433IntroducedFor legislation relative to step therapy and patient safety. (Senate, No. 2433).
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2019-12-04
#47S1189IntroducedFor legislation to improve the local infrastructure development program. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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2019-12-04
#48S2397IntroducedRelative to pharmaceutical access, costs and transparency
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2019-11-14
Amendment #24 (Welch) adopted
#49H1988IntroducedRelative to access to birth records of certain persons born out of wedlock. Public Health.
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2019-12-02
#50S13IntroducedBy Mr. Eldridge, a petition of James B. Eldridge for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to establish an independent redistricting commission. Election Laws.
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2019-11-13
Joint session held and recessed to Wednesday, May 13, 2020
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