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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1H4607EngrossedThat the town of Pembroke be authorized to establish a town manager form of government. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-10-22
Amendment #1 (Speliotis) adopted
#2S2662IntroducedFor legislation to authorize the town of Wenham to make permanent improvements to certain private ways and assess betterments. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-09-27
Bill reported favorably by committee and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
#3H4915IntroducedBy Representative Murphy of Weymouth and Senator O'Connor, a joint petition of James M. Murphy, Patrick M. O'Connor and Ronald Mariano (with the approval of the mayor and town council) that the retirement board of the town of Weymouth be authorized t...
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2018-10-11
Amended by substitution of a bill with the same title, H4928
#4H4620PassedThat the town of Groveland be authorized to establish an appointed highway superintendent in said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-10-11
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 271 of the Acts of 2018
#5H4690PassedThat the town of North Reading be authorized to amend the charter of said town to change the name of the board of selectmen. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-10-11
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 269 of the Acts of 2018
#6S2516EngrossedFor legislation to amend the charter of the City of Everett. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-09-24
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#7H4849EngrossedAuthorizing the city of Newton to amend the income qualifications for a certain tax deferral program
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2018-09-24
Read, rules suspended, read second and ordered to a third reading
#8H4894IntroducedRelative to real property tax deferrals in the town of Arlington. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-09-24
Accompanied a new draft, see H4916
#9H2762EngrossedFor legislation to provide Red Star/Blue Star license plates to survivors of firefighters and police officers who died in the line of duty. Transportation.
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2018-10-01
#10H4891PassedProviding for the terms of certain bonds for transportation improvements to be issued by the commonwealth.
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2018-10-05
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 256 of the Acts of 2018
#11H4758IntroducedMaking appropriations for Fiscal Year 2018 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects
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2018-10-15
Accompanied H4930
#12S2596EngrossedFor legislation to authorize the town of Berkley to grant an additional license for the sale of alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-10-22
Read third (title changed) and passed to be engrossed
#13H4930EnrolledMaking appropriations for fiscal year 2018 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects.
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2018-10-15
Enacted and laid before the Governor
#14H4750EngrossedRelative to the position of appointed tax collector in the town of Hadley. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-09-24
Read, rules suspended, read second and ordered to a third reading
#15H4751EngrossedRelative to the position of appointed treasurer in the town of Hadley. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-09-24
Read, rules suspended, read second and ordered to a third reading
#16H4902EngrossedFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Lori Convey, an employee of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
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2018-09-24
Read, rules suspended, read second and ordered to a third reading
#17S2166PassedFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Donna Paul, an employee of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
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2018-09-27
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 254 of the Acts of 2018
#18S2271PassedFor legislation relative to the appointment of retired police officers in the town of Essex,- reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2271).
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2018-09-27
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 252 of the Acts of 2018
#19H4462PassedAuthorizing the town of Montague to grant 1 additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises
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2018-09-27
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 253 of the Acts of 2018
#20H4488PassedThat the city of Beverly be authorized to employ Paul Cotter as fire chief, notwithstanding the maximum age requirement. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-09-27
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 251 of the Acts of 2018
#21H4893IntroducedRelative to the charter of the town of Groton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-09-27
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#22H4907IntroducedAuthorizing the town of Ayer to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises.
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2018-09-27
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#23H4913EngrossedSubstituted by the House, on motion of Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, for a bill with the same title (House, No. 1306). September 17, 2018.
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2018-09-27
#24S2664IntroducedFor legislation to amend the charter of the city of Somerville. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-09-27
#25H4848EngrossedRegarding the use of inserts to accompany municipal property tax bills in the city of Medford
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2018-10-01
#26S2663IntroducedFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Kelli Jones, an employee of the Department of Mental Health. Public Service.
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2018-10-01
Read, rules suspended, read second and ordered to a third reading
#27H4919IntroducedFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Susan Fermino, an employee of the Department of Mental Health. Public Service.
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2018-10-01
#28H4543IntroducedRelative to reviving and further continuing the special commission established to investigate and report on the preservation of Polish culture and history in the Pioneer Valley. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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2018-10-04
New draft substituted, see H4922
#29H4908EngrossedAuthorizing the town of Dracut to grant an additional license for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises
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2018-10-04
Read, rules suspended, read second and ordered to a third reading
#30S2667IntroducedSite Information & Links
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2018-10-04
See H4464
#31H4923IntroducedFor legislation to provide for the conveyance of certain land owned by the Commonwealth in the city of Medford. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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2018-10-04
#32H4548PassedThat the town of Falmouth be authorized to continue the employment of police chief Edward Dunne. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-10-05
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 259 of the Acts of 2018
#33S2550PassedFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Pamela Lopez, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services. Public Service.
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2018-10-05
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 262 of the Acts of 2018
#34H4661PassedAuthorizing the Town of Andover to establish a means-tested senior citizen property tax exemption
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2018-10-05
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 258 of the Acts of 2018
#35S2634PassedFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Marco Adorno, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Public Service.
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2018-10-05
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 263 of the Acts of 2018
#36H4897PassedFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Julie A. Jennings, an employee of the Department of Mental Health. Public Service.
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2018-10-05
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 266 of the Acts of 2018
#37H718EngrossedFor legislation to establish the uniform enforcement of foreign judgments. The Judiciary.
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2018-10-09
#38H4122EngrossedReleasing a restriction on certain property in the town of Webster
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2018-10-09
#39H4819EngrossedRelative to the membership of the Nantucket Planning and Economic Development Commission. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-10-09
Read, rules suspended, read second and ordered to a third reading
#40H4892IntroducedThat the town of Arlington be authorized to place upon a town ballot a question relative to increasing the number of licenses for all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval...
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2018-10-09
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#41H4910IntroducedRelative to designating a certain bridge in the town of Dalton as the Specialist Mitchell K. Daehling memorial bridge. Transportation.
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2018-10-09
Accompanied H4917
#42H4922EngrossedResolve reviving and further continuing the special commission established to investigate and report on the preservation of Polish culture and history in the Pioneer Valley.
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2018-10-09
#43S2666IntroducedFor legislation to exempt all positions in the police department of the city of North Adams from the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-10-09
#44H4924IntroducedRelative to special police officers in the city of Leominster. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-10-09
#45H4920IntroducedCommunication from the Department of Energy Resources of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (under the provisions of Section 12 of Chapter 25A of the Massachusetts General Laws) submitting amendments to 225 CMR 13, DOER CO2 Budg...
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2018-10-09
#46H4612IntroducedModernizing the credit union laws.
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2018-10-11
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#47H4705EngrossedThat the city of Salem be authorized to appoint retired Salem police officers as special police officers in said city. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-10-15
Read, rules suspended, read second and ordered to a third reading
#48H4903IntroducedTo protect the commonwealth from dangerous persons
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2018-10-15
Accompanied a study order, see H4929
#49H4926IntroducedThat the city of Cambridge be authorized to amend the fair housing code in said city. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-10-15
#50H2778IntroducedThat the town council and the school committee of the city known as the town of Greenfield be authorized to submit certain measures to the voters of said city. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-10-18
Consolidated with H4483
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