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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1S2666EngrossedFor 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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2018-12-13
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#2H4988EngrossedTo protect locked out employees
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2018-12-10
#3H2969EngrossedRelative to principle-based reserving for life insurance. Financial Services.
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2018-12-17
Read third, amended and passed to be engrossed
#4H4978IntroducedThat the town of Westford be authorized to establish a means tested senior citizen property tax exemption in said town. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-12-17
Accompanied a new draft, see H4998
#5H4992EngrossedFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for John S. Gay, an employee of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
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2018-12-13
Read third and passed to be engrossed
#6H4998IntroducedAuthorizing the town of Westford to establish a means tested senior citizen property tax exemption
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2018-12-17
#7H5002IntroducedBy Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition of Marc T. Lombardo (by vote of the town) that certain positions in the department of public works in the town of Billerica be exempt from the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-12-17
#8S2688IntroducedFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Marc Wedgeworth, an employee of the Massachusetts Trial Court. The Judiciary.
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2018-12-17
#9S2687IntroducedFor legislation to authorize the town of Webster to grant an additional license 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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2018-12-17
#10H5001IntroducedRelative to the nomination of candidates for town meeting in the town of Milford. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-12-17
#11H5000IntroducedThat the town of Milford be authorized to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises to Water Street Meat Market, LLC. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-12-17
#12H4107EngrossedFor legislation to establish an early retirement incentive program for Barnstable County. Public Service.
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2018-12-13
#13H4977IntroducedRelative to health insurance benefits for certain retirees in the town of Pembroke. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-12-13
#14H4976IntroducedRelative to the charter of the town of Ashland. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-12-17
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#15H4607EngrossedThat 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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2018-12-17
#16S2586EngrossedFor legislation to authorize the Town of Hardwick to continue the employment of fire chief Raymond Walker. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-12-17
Read third and passed to be engrossed
#17H4145EngrossedRelative to representation on the board of trustees for soldiers’ memorials in the town of Orange. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-12-17
Enacted
#18H4987IntroducedThat the town of Mashpee be authorized to establish a sewer construction and water quality maintenance and improvement fund in said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-12-17
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#19H4965IntroducedRelative to election locations for fire district number 2 in the town of South Hadley. Election Laws.
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2018-12-13
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#20S2633EngrossedRelative to critical incident intervention by emergency service providers (Senate, No. 1373),-- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2633).
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2018-12-17
#21H4236EngrossedRelative to construction defect claims by condominium owners
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2018-11-21
#22H4989IntroducedRelative to the town manager of the town of Upton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-12-17
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#23H3794EngrossedRelative to the appointment of J. Adam Stagno to the position of police officer in the town of North Andover, notwithstanding the maximum age requirement. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-12-17
Enacted
#24H4920IntroducedCommunication 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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2018-11-19
Read for its information and returned to the House
#25H4934IntroducedFor legislation to establish a student loan forgiveness program within the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority. Higher Education.
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2018-11-19
Accompanied a study order, see H4970
#26H4970IntroducedEstablishing a state program to pay for federal student loan forgiveness
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2018-11-19
#27H3899PassedThat the town of Dennis be authorized to establish a waterways capital improvement fund. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-11-20
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 303 of the Acts of 2018
#28H3898PassedThat the town of Dennis be authorized to establish a solid waste and recycling capital improvement fund. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-11-20
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 302 of the Acts of 2018
#29H4569PassedFor legislation to designate a certain bridge in the town of Burlington as the Lance Corporal Gregory E. MacDonald memorial bridge. Transportation.
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2018-11-20
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 307 of the Acts of 2018
#30H4616PassedFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Keri Volk, an employee of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
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2018-11-20
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 304 of the Acts of 2018
#31H4621PassedAuthorizing the city of Marlborough to grant additional licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises.
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2018-11-20
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 306 of the Acts of 2018
#32H4657EngrossedRelative to the recall of elected officials in the town of Hanson. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-11-21
Read, rules suspended, read second and ordered to a third reading
#33H4705PassedThat 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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2018-11-21
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 309 of the Acts of 2018
#34H4960IntroducedRelative to the distribution of certain public funds used by National Grid. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2018-11-21
#35S2671IntroducedFor legislation to authorize the appointment of special police officers in the city of New Bedford. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-11-26
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#36S2675IntroducedFor legislation to establish a selectmen-administrator form of government for the town of Newbury. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-11-26
#37H3691PassedRelative to authorizing the merger of the Salvation Army of Massachusetts, Inc. into the Salvation Army, a New York Corporation. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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2018-11-27
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 315 of the Acts of 2018
#38S2514PassedFor legislation to allow Everett City Council to set the salary for the Clerk of the City Council. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-11-27
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 308 of the Acts of 2018
#39S2516PassedFor legislation to amend the charter of the City of Everett. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-11-27
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 314 of the Acts of 2018
#40H4892PassedThat 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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2018-11-27
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 310 of the Acts of 2018
#41S2668PassedFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Richard Maynard, an employee of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
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2018-11-27
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 311 of the Acts of 2018
#42S2662IntroducedFor 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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2018-11-29
New draft substituted, see S2678
#43H4947IntroducedRelative to the finance department of the town of Harvard. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-11-29
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#44H4949IntroducedThat the town of Harvard be authorized to establish a cap on property taxes for means tested senior citizens. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-11-29
Accompanied a new draft, see H4984
#45H4954EngrossedFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Charde Christophe, an employee of the Department of Youth Services. Public Service.
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2018-11-29
Read, rules suspended, read second and ordered to a third reading
#46S2669IntroducedFor legislation relative to the granting of alcoholic beverages licenses not to be consumed on the premises by the town of Rockport. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
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2018-12-03
Read, rules suspended, read second and ordered to a third reading
#47H4955IntroducedAuthorizing the town of Hanover to grant abatement of real estate taxes to certain surviving spouse
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2018-12-03
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#48H4984IntroducedAuthorizing the town of Harvard to establish a cap on property taxes for means tested seniors
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2018-12-03
Read second and ordered to a third reading
#49H3133IntroducedRelative to increasing the total benefits that may be paid to certain persons locked out of their usual place of employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
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2018-12-04
New draft substituted, see H4988
#50H4925IntroducedRelative to authorizing the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School District to lease a certain parcel of land to Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, Inc. Education.
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2018-12-04
Read second and ordered to a third reading
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