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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1S2243IntroducedFor legislation for a United States constitutional amendment and amendments convention,- reports the accompanying resolutions (Senate, No. 2243).
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2018-07-26
Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading
#2H792IntroducedRelative to fees paid to the Registry of Deeds. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#3H4820PassedSection 12 contained in the engrossed Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2019 (see House, No. 4800), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see Attachment B of House, No. 4833...
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2018-08-09
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 207 of the Acts of 2018
#4S2512PassedFor legislation to authorize the city of Northampton to release a certain conservation easement. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-08-03
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 172 of the Acts of 2018
#5H902IntroducedRelative to court orders for the sale of certain foreclosed property. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#6H736IntroducedRelative to violent protection orders. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#7H757IntroducedRelative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#8H2341IntroducedFor legislation to allow children of an adjudicated de-facto parent to be eligible for social security dependent benefits. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#9H3066IntroducedRelative to juveniles accused of sexual offenses. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#10H4669PassedProviding for the terms of certain bonds to be issued by the Commonwealth
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2018-08-03
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 163 of the Acts of 2018
#11H919IntroducedRelative to public access to sex offender information. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#12H4801IntroducedThat the town of Burlington be authorized to receive water from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-08-09
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#13S2631EnrolledReport of the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches, with reference to the House amendments to the Senate Bill to promote and enhance civic engagement (Senate, No. 2375) (amended by the House by striking out all after t...
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2018-08-06
#14H837IntroducedRelative to the registration of sex offenders moving into the Commonwealth from another state. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#15S2581IntroducedFor legislation to authorize the acquisition of easement interests for a pumping station in the city of Easthampton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-07-25
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#16H3064IntroducedRelative to the care and protection of children and certain court determinations. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#17H4814PassedAuthorizing the sale of real property in Chelmsford
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2018-08-09
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 192 of the Acts of 2018
#18H862IntroducedRelative to excusing certain sole owners of businesses from jury service. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#19H766IntroducedRelative to sexual exploitation of victims of human trafficking. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#20H4704IntroducedRelative to exempting the position of police chief in the town of Lancaster from the provisions of the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-08-09
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#21H95IntroducedRelative to at-risk children and their proper placement. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2018-07-23
Accompanied a study order, see H4792
#22H691IntroducedRelative to affordable housing units. Housing.
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2018-07-23
Accompanied a study order, see H4791
#23H4615IntroducedBy Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Christine P. Barber (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance be authorized to convey certain land in the ...
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2018-07-24
Accompanied a new draft, see H4802
#24H65IntroducedRelative to the subject matter of initiative petitions. The Judiciary.
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2018-07-25
Joint session held and recessed to Monday, December 31, 2018
#25H4159IntroducedResolve creating a task force on sexual misconduct climate surveys for colleges and universities in Massachusetts
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2018-07-25
New draft substituted, see H4810
#26H4227PassedFor legislation to authorize the county commissioners of Bristol County to borrow money for the repair, renovation and construction, equipping and furnishing of buildings at Bristol County Agricultural High School in the town of Dighton. Municipaliti...
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2018-07-25
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 150 of the Acts of 2018
#27S2629IntroducedFor legislation to authorize the city of Worcester to convey a certain parcel of land. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-07-30
Bill reported favorably by committee and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
#28H4802IntroducedAuthorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey certain land in the city of Somerville to the Somerville Housing Authority
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2018-07-30
Amendment (as recommended by the committee on House Ways and Means) adopted
#29H952IntroducedFor legislation to make it unlawful to discriminate on the basis of height and weight in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of employment. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#30H737IntroducedFor legislation to establish penalties for fleeing from or attempting to elude a police officer. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#31H926IntroducedFor legislation to prohibit partial birth abortions. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#32H836IntroducedRelative to health care proxies. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#33H789IntroducedRelative to penalties for the possession of silencers or firearm noise reduction devices. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#34H930IntroducedFor legislation to prevent a person who has been convicted of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude from acting as a professional solicitor. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#35H762IntroducedRelative to providing protection against compelled disclosure of certain information by members of the news media. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#36H931IntroducedFor legislation to prohibit abortions solely on account of the sex of the unborn child. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#37H904IntroducedRelative to the liability of farmers’ markets. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#38H971IntroducedRelative to assault and battery on the elderly or disabled. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#39H996IntroducedRelative to the use of false identification for the purpose of purchasing alcohol. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#40H918IntroducedRelative to treble damages for certain employees for any damages incurred, lost wages and other benefits. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#41H777IntroducedRelative to the age of consent in certain criminal prosecution for sexual assault and rape of a child by certain employees or contractors. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#42H2266IntroducedFor legislation to establish a prison mitigation fund for cities and towns hosting Department of Correction facilities. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#43H2352IntroducedFor legislation to transfer the jurisdiction of the towns of Danvers and Middleton from the Salem District Court to the Peabody District Court. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#44H2349IntroducedFor legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#45H3118IntroducedRelative to the interstate corrections compact. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#46H3063IntroducedRelative to spousal support payments. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#47H3113IntroducedRelativerelative to the reporting of certain violations and the protection of whistleblowers, so-called. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#48H3591IntroducedRelative to police use of epinephrine autoinjectors. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#49H3585IntroducedFor legislation to establish uniform standards for state and county correctional facilities regarding entrance of cell procedures. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
#50H3590IntroducedRelative to requiring audiovisual recordings of certain police interrogations. The Judiciary.
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2018-08-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4874
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