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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1H5097EngrossedRelative to certain affordable housing and branch library space in the Chinatown section of the city of Boston. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
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2022-12-01
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#2H5407IntroducedThat the city of Lowell be authorized to transfer ownership of Edward A. LeLacheur Park from said city to the University of Massachusetts Building Authority. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2022-12-01
#3H4058IntroducedRelative to the appropriation and expenditure of community preservation funds for community housing purposes in the town of Chatham. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
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2022-11-07
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#4H4059IntroducedThat the town of Chatham be authorized to establish a housing trust fund in said town. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
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2022-11-07
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#5S2575PassedFor legislation to establish a special fund for recaptured funds from demolition liens or related grants in the town of Templeton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local approval received]
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2022-11-07
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 258 of the Acts of 2022
#6H4559PassedThat the town of Shutesbury be authorized to establish a means-tested senior citizen property tax exemption in said town. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
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2022-11-07
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 259 of the Acts of 2022
#7S3132EngrossedRelative to supported decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities (Senate, No. 2848),- reports recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 3132).
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2022-11-07
#8S3136EngrossedExpanding wheelchair warranty protections for consumers with disabilities
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2022-11-07
#9H851EngrossedRelative to preserving open space in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2022-11-10
Reported by H5381
#10H3378PassedFor legislation to prohibit chief appointing authorities and members of local appropriating authorities from membership in local cultural councils. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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2022-11-10
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 266 of the Acts of 2022
#11H3997PassedRelative to the appointment and removal authority of the town administrator of the town of Wilbraham. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2022-11-10
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 261 of the Acts of 2022
#12S2503PassedAuthorizing the city of Fall River Housing Authority to convey a certain parcel of land to Southcoast Hospital Group, Inc
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2022-11-10
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 260 of the Acts of 2022
#13H4690PassedFor legislation to further regulate the composition of the legislative branch of government of the city of Methuen. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
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2022-11-10
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 267 of the Acts of 2022
#14H4717PassedAuthorizing the town of Middlefield to continue the employment of Fire Chief Ronald Radwich
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2022-11-10
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 264 of the Acts of 2022
#15H4850PassedRelative to the redevelopment by the Worcester Housing Authority of the state funded public housing project known as Curtis Apartments in the city of Worcester. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
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2022-11-10
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 262 of the Acts of 2022
#16H4871PassedAuthorizing the city of Newburyport to continue the employment of police officer Charles Vorderis
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2022-11-10
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 265 of the Acts of 2022
#17H5009IntroducedThat the city known as the town of Watertown be authorized to adopt an affordable housing linkage fee for non-residential development. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
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2022-11-10
Amended by substitution of a bill with the same title, see H5383
#18H5063EngrossedThat the town of Norwell be authorized to establish a means tested senior citizen property tax exemption in said town. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
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2022-11-10
Read; and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
#19H5094PassedProviding for provisional licensure for speech-language pathologists
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2022-11-10
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 263 of the Acts of 2022
#20H5282EngrossedFor legislation to provide for the appointment of a stormwater officer in the town of Rehoboth. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2022-11-10
Read; and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
#21H5329EngrossedThat the city of Revere be authorized to pay a certain sum of money to the estate of George J. Rotondo, Jr. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2022-11-14
Read; and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
#22S3125IntroducedFor legislation relative to real property in Lowell. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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2022-11-14
Accompanied a new draft, see S3138
#23H5354IntroducedBy Representative Blais of Sunderland and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Natalie M. Blais and Joanne M. Comerford that the Montague Center Fire District be authorized to continue the employment of fire department me...
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2022-11-14
Accompanied a new draft, see H5385
#24S3127EngrossedRelative to the town administrator in the town of Milton (Senate, No. 2628).
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2022-11-14
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#25S3138IntroducedFor legislation relative to real property in Lowell, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 3138).
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2022-11-14
#26H4319PassedSubstituted by the House, on motion of Ms. Garlick of Needham, for a bill with the same title (House, No. 3949) [Local Approval Received]. January 6, 2022.
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2022-11-16
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 271 of the Acts of 2022
#27H5124PassedSection 134 contained in the engrossed Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2023 (see House, No. 5050), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see Attachment S of House, No. 513...
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2022-11-16
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 269 of the Acts of 2022
#28H5253PassedAuthorizing the city known as the town of West Springfield to grant 7 additional licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises
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2022-11-16
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 270 of the Acts of 2022
#29H4436PassedBy Mr. Oliveira of Ludlow, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jacob R. Oliveira and others that a portion of U.S. Route 20 between the city of Boston and the town of Hancock be designated as the Medal of Honor highway. Transportation.
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2022-11-17
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 273 of the Acts of 2022
#30H4626PassedThat the city of Lynn be authorized to remove residency requirements for members of the water and sewer commission in said city. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2022-11-17
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 272 of the Acts of 2022
#31S2855IntroducedFor legislation to authorize the town of Wareham to grant 5 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2855).
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2022-11-17
New draft (Pacheco) substituted, see S3141
#32H5038EngrossedRelative to the school committee in the city of Revere. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2022-11-17
Read; and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
#33H5315IntroducedBy Representatives Hunt of Boston and Barrows of Mansfield, a petition of Daniel J. Hunt and F. Jay Barrows (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the Boston Retirement Board be authorized to increase the accidental disability retirem...
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2022-11-17
Accompanied a new draft, see H5387
#34H5330IntroducedBy Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition of Daniel J. Hunt (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the Boston Retirement Board be authorized to increase the accidental disability retirement allowance payable to Elaina McAlister, a retired eme...
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2022-11-17
Accompanied a new draft, see H5386
#35H5357IntroducedSimilar Bills
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2022-11-17
Adopted, in concurrence
#36H5381PassedThe committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches with reference to the Senate amendment of the House Bill preserving open space in the Commonwealth (House, No. 851), reports, in part, recommending passage of the accompanying b...
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2022-11-17
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 274 of the Acts of 2022
#37H5385IntroducedAuthorizing the Montague Center Fire District to continue the employment of fire department members Gary Dion, David Hansen, Mark Fisk, Ann Fisk and Chris Rice
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2022-11-17
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#38H5389IntroducedSection 253 contained in the engrossed Bill relating to economic growth and relief for the Commonwealth (see House, No. 5374), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see Attachment D of H...
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2022-11-17
#39S3140IntroducedSite Information & Links
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2022-11-17
See H4772
#40H5388IntroducedSection 115 contained in the engrossed Bill relating to economic growth and relief for the Commonwealth (see House, No. 5374), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see Attachment C of H...
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2022-11-17
#41H5390IntroducedSo much of the message from His Excellency the Governor returning with his disapproval of sections 6, 144 to 146, 251 and 264 of the engrossed Bill Relating to Economic Growth and Relief for the Commonwealth [see House, No. 5374] (for message, see Ho...
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2022-11-17
See H5374
#42H4899PassedAuthorizing the commissioner of the division of capital asset management to convey certain former Boston State Hospital land in the city of Boston
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2022-11-18
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 275 of the Acts of 2022
#43H4999PassedRelative to the maximum age requirement for original appointment as a police officer in the town of Dedham
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2022-11-18
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 276 of the Acts of 2022
#44H5379IntroducedRelative to horse racing in the town of Plymouth. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
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2022-11-18
#45S3137IntroducedFor legislation relative to pension parity. Public Service.
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2022-11-18
#46H5393IntroducedBy Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kay Khan that the State Retirement Board be authorized to grant certain creditable service to Robin Blatt, an employee of the Department of Public Health. Public Service.
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2022-11-18
#47S22IntroducedBy Mr. Tarr, a petition of Bruce E. Tarr for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to require a supermajority vote for the utilization of rainy day funds. Revenue.
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2022-11-21
Joint session held and dissolved
#48S23IntroducedBy Mr. Tarr, a petition of Bruce E. Tarr for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to cap the state income tax. Revenue.
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2022-11-21
Joint session held and dissolved
#49H82IntroducedRelative to prohibiting eminent domain takings. The Judiciary.
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2022-11-21
Joint session held and dissolved
#50H76IntroducedBy Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition of Michael J. Moran and Kevin G. Honan for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to provide for no excuse absentee voting. Election Laws.
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2022-11-21
Joint session held and dissolved
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