The listening session schedule will be updated as additional sessions and other opportunities for public comment are scheduled.

Administration and Finance

Education

Energy and Environmental Affairs

Health and Human Services

Housing and Economic Development

Labor and Workforce Development

Public Safety and Security

Transportation


Administration and Finance

Reasonable Accommodations Requests - Reasonable accommodations are available upon request. For accommodation, please contact Brian McKeon at 617-727-2040 or Brian.McKeon@massmail.state.ma.us. Please provide Mr. McKeon with a description of the accommodation you will need, including as much detail as you can, as well as information on how he can contact you if more information is needed.

DateTimeLocationTopic
January 7, 2016 (Thu)10:00 am - 12:00 pm100 Cambridge Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MADepartment of Revenue: personal income tax and tax administration issues
December 18, 2015 (Fri)1:30 pm - 3:30 pmSpringfield State Office Building, 436 Dwight Street, Room 305, Springfield, MAExecutive Office for Administration and Finance: General Topic Listening Session
December 7, 2015 (Mon)3:00 pm - 5:00 pmNorth Shore Community College: Room 105, 1 Ferncroft Road, Danvers Campus Health Professions and Student Services Building, Danvers, MAExecutive Office for Administration and Finance: Disabilities Listening Session
December 4, 2015 (Fri)2:30 pm - 4:30 pmHaverhill Public Library: Auditorium, 99 Main Street, Haverhill, MAExecutive Office for Administration and Finance: Municipal Listening Session
December 3, 2015 (Thu)2:30 pm - 4:30 pm100 Cambridge Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MADepartment of Revenue: business taxes
December 1, 2015 (Tue)11:00 am - 1:00 pmHolyoke Community College, The Kittredge Center, 303 Homestead Avenue, Holyoke, MAExecutive Office for Administration and Finance: Competitiveness and Business Environment Listening Session
November 24, 2015 (Tue)3:30 pm - 5:30 pmMason Public Library, 231 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230Executive Office for Administration and Finance: General Topic Listening Session
November 24, 2015 (Tue)11:00 am - 1:00 pmSpringfield State Office Building436, Dwight Street, Room 305, Springfield, MAExecutive Office for Administration and Finance: Municipal Listening Session
November 19, 2015 (Thu)1:00 pm - 3:00 pmSturgis Library, 3090 Main Street, Barnstable, MAExecutive Office for Administration and Finance: General Topic Listening Session
November 17, 2015 (Tue)1:00 pm - 3:00 pmQuinsigamond Community College, Harrington Learning Center, Conference room 109A&B, 670 W. Boylston Street, Worcester, MAExecutive Office for Administration and Finance: Disabilities Listening Session
November 17, 2015 (Tue)10:00 am - 12:00 pmQuinsigamond Community College, Harrington Learning Center, Conference room 109A&B, 670 W. Boylston Street, Worcester, MAExecutive Office for Administration and Finance: Competitiveness and Business Environment Listening Session
November 9, 2015 (Mon)3:00 pm - 5:00 pm1000 Washington Street, Room 1-E, Boston, MAExecutive Office for Administration and Finance: Disabilities Listening Session
November 2, 2015 (Mon)1:00 pm - 3:00 pmUniversity of Massachusetts System Office and Collaborative Services Facility, 333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MAExecutive Office for Administration and Finance: Municipal Listening Session
October 28, 2015 (Wed)2:00 pm - 4:00 pmMcCormack Building: Ashburton Café Conference Room, 1 Ashburton Place, Boston, MAExecutive Office for Administration and Finance: Competitiveness and Business Environment Listening Session
October 20, 2015 (Tue)3:00 pm - 5:00 pmMassasoit Community College: Louison Board Room, 1 Massasoit Boulevard, Brockton, MAExecutive Office for Administration and Finance: Municipal Listening Session

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Education

DateTimeLocationTopic
January 14, 2016 (Thu)10:00 am - 12:30 pmCape Cod Community College, Maureen M. Wilkens Hall, Room 117, 2240 Iyannough Road, West Barnstable, MADepartment of Early Education & Care: Regulation Review
January 12, 2016 (Tue)3:00 pm - 5:00 pmSpringfield Office Building, 436 Dwight Street, Room 305, Springfield, MADepartment of Elementary and Secondary Education: Regulation Review
December 15, 2015 (Tue)10:00 am - 12:00 pm1 Ashburton Place, Room 1403, Boston, MAExecutive Office of Education: Regulation Review
December 2, 2015 (Wed)1:00 pm - 3:00 pm1 Ashburton Place, Room 1403, Boston, MAExecutive Office of Education: Regulation Review
November 12, 2015 (Thu)10:00 am - 12:00 pm1 Ashburton Place, Room 1403, Boston, MAExecutive Office of Education: Regulation Review

 

 

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Energy and Environmental Affairs

DateTimeLocationTopic
October 20, 2015 (Tue)6:00 pm - 8:00 pm740 South St, Pittsfield, MADepartment of Conservation and Recreation: Regulation Review
October 19, 2015 (Mon)4:00 pm - 6:00 pm8 New Bond Street, Worcester, MAExecutive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs: Regulation Review
October 15, 2015 (Thu)6:30 pm - 8:30 pm1 Jackson St., West Boylston, MADepartment of Conservation and Recreation: Regulation Review
October 13, 2015 (Tue)6:30 pm - 8:30 pm180 Beaman St., West Boylston, MADepartment of Conservation and Recreation: Regulation Review
October 8, 2015 (Thu)7:00 pm - 9:00 pm20 Nonantum Rd., Brighton, MADepartment of Conservation and Recreation: Regulation Review
October 6, 2015 (Tue)6:30 pm - 8:30 pm194 Cranberry Rd., South Carver, MADepartment of Conservation and Recreation: Regulation Review
October 5, 2015 (Mon)2:00 pm - 5:00 pm100 Cambridge St, 2nd Fl, Conf Rm C & D, Boston, MAExecutive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs: Regulation Review
October 1, 2015 (Thu)4:00 pm - 6:00 pm1 Winter Street, Boston , MA-Conference Rooms A, B & C (2nd Fl)Department of Environmental Protection: Regulation Review
September 30, 2015 (Wed)4:00 pm - 6:00 pmSpringfield Central Library, 220 State Street, Springfield, MADepartment of Environmental Protection: Regulation Review
September 29, 2015 (Tue)4:00 pm - 6:00 pm8 New Bond Street, Worcester, MA-Suasco Conference Room  Department of Environmental Protection: Regulation Review

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Health and Human Services

DateTimeLocationTopic
November 19, 2015 (Thu)2:00 pm - 4:00 pmLawrence Public Library (Sargent Auditorium, 1st floor), 51 Lawrence Street, Lawrence, MA 01841Executive Office of Health & Human Services: Eligibility (Clients and Providers); Benefits and Access to Benefits; Children’s Services
November 12, 2015 (Thu)10:00 am - 12:00 pmWorcester Public Library (Saxe Room, 1st floor), 3 Salem Square, Worcester, MAExecutive Office of Health & Human Services: Human Rights; Refugee Resettlement and Citizenship Assistance
November 4, 2015 (Wed)10:00 am - 12:00 pmSpringfield Public Library, Mason Square Branch (Community Room, 1st floor), 765 State Street, Springfield, MAExecutive Office of Health & Human Services: Substance Use Disorder Treatment; Service Planning and Programs (Housing - Residential, Facilities, Assisted Living, Day Programs, Family Support, Home Care, Transportation, Employment); Long Term Care, Assisted Living and Supports
October 28, 2015 (Wed)10:00 am - 12:00 pmCharles F. Hurley Bldg. (Minihan Hall, 6th floor), 19 Staniford Street, Boston, MAExecutive Office of Health & Human Services: Welfare Reform; Background and CORI Checks
October 22, 2015 (Thu)2:00 pm - 4:00 pmHoliday Inn (Governor’s Ballroom, 1st floor), 700 Myles Standish Boulevard, Taunton, MAExecutive Office of Health & Human Services: Professional, Provider, and Facility Licensing; Determination of Need

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Housing and Economic Development

DateTimeLocationTopic
October 26, 2015 (Mon) CEDAC, One Center Plaza, Suite 350, Boston, MADepartment of Housing & Community Development: 40T Regulations
October 7, 2015 (Wed)11:00 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Certification of Health Officers
September 30, 2015 (Wed)10:00 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration of Sanitarians
September 21, 2015 (Mon) CEDAC, One Center Plaza, Suite 350, Boston, MADepartment of Housing & Community Development: 40T Regulations
September 18, 2015 (Fri)10:00 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions
September 2, 2015 (Wed) CEDAC, One Center Plaza, Suite 350, Boston, MADepartment of Housing & Community Development: 40T Regulations
September 2, 2015 (Wed)9:00 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration of Architects
September 1, 2015 (Tue)12:00 pm1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration of Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons
August 28, 2015 (Fri)10:00 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Office of Private Occupational School Education
August 27, 2015 (Thu)1:00 pm1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration of Cosmetology and Barbering
August 26, 2015 (Wed) 100 Cambridge Street, Boston, MADepartment of Housing & Community Development: Public Housing
August 19, 2015 (Wed)10:00 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADepartment of Telecommunications and Cable: Regulation Review
August 13, 2015 (Thu)9:30 am - 12:00 pm1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Banks: Regulation Review
August 12, 2015 (Wed) 100 Cambridge Street, Boston, MADepartment of Housing & Community Development: Public Housing
August 12, 2015 (Wed)10:30 am - 12:30 pm1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Insurance: Miscellaneous Regulations
August 11, 2015 (Tue)10:30 am - 12:30 pm1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Insurance: Auto Insurance
August 10, 2015 (Mon) CEDAC, One Center Plaza, Suite 350, Boston, MADepartment of Housing & Community Development: 40T Regulations
August 10, 2015 (Mon)10:30 am - 12:30 pm1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Insurance: Life Insurance/Annuities Regulations
August 7, 2015 (Fri)10:30 am - 12:00 pm1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Insurance: Health Insurance
August 5, 2015 (Wed)10:30 am - 12:30 pm1000 Washington Street, Boston MADivision of Insurance: Financial Regulations
August 5, 2015 (Wed)10:00 am1000 Washington Street, Boston MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters
August 4, 2015 (Tue)10:30 am - 12:00 pm1000 Washington Street, Boston MADivision of Insurance: Workers Compensation Insurance
July 30, 2015 (Thu)10:00 am - 12:00 pm10 Park Plaza, 2nd floor, Boston, MADivision of Standards: Regulation Review
July 29, 2015 (Wed) 100 Cambridge Street, Boston, MADepartment of Housing & Community Development: Mass Rental Voucher Program
July 23, 2015 (Thu)1:00 pm - 2:00 pm10 Park Plaza, 2nd floor, Boston, MAOCABR: Weighing, Culling, and Sorting of Fish
July 23, 2015 (Thu)10:00 am - 12:00 pm10 Park Plaza, 2nd floor, Boston, MAOCABR: Do Not Call Registry
July 23, 2015 (Thu)10:00 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Real Estate Appraisers
July 20, 2015 (Mon)10:00 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Examiners of Sheet Metal Workers
July 17, 2015 (Fri)10:15 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration of Hearing Instrument Specialists
July 17, 2015 (Fri)9:15 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration of Psychologists
July 16, 2015 (Thu)2:00 pm - 4:00 pm10 Park Plaza, 2nd floor, Boston, MAOCABR: Registration and Enforcement of Home Improvement Contractor Program, and Home Improvement Contractor Arbitration and Guaranty Fund
July 16, 2015 (Thu)10:00 am - 12:00 pm10 Park Plaza, 2nd floor, Boston, MAOCABR: Registration and Enforcement of Home Improvement Contractor Program, and Home Improvement Contractor Arbitration and Guaranty Fund
July 14, 2015 (Tue)2:30 pm - 3:30 pm10 Park Plaza, 2nd floor, Boston, MAOCABR: New and Used Motor Vehicle Arbitration (Lemon Law)
July 14, 2015 (Tue)1:00 pm - 2:30 pm10 Park Plaza, 2nd floor, Boston, MAOCABR: Placing, Lifting and Removal of Security Freezes
July 14, 2015 (Tue)1:00 pm - 2:30 pm10 Park Plaza, 2nd floor, Boston, MAOCABR: Standards for the Protection of Personal Information of Residents of the Commonwealth
June 25, 2015 (Thu)9:00 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Allied Health Professions
June 23, 2015 (Tue)9:30 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration of Social Workers
June 22, 2015 (Mon)10:00 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of State Examiners of Electricians
June 18, 2015 (Thu)10:00 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Public Accountancy
June 17, 2015 (Wed)10:15 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration in Optometry
June 16, 2015 (Tue)10:15 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration in Embalming and Funeral Directing
June 15, 2015 (Mon)10:45 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration of Dietitians and Nutritionists
June 12, 2015 (Fri)10:30 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration of Landscape Architects
June 11, 2015 (Thu)9:30 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration in Veterinary Medicine
June 10, 2015 (Wed)9:30 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration of Home Inspectors
June 9, 2015 (Tue)10:00 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration in Podiatry
June 8, 2015 (Mon)10:00 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration of Massage Therapy
June 5, 2015 (Fri)10:30 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
June 5, 2015 (Fri)9:00 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Certification of Operators of Drinking Water Supply Facilities
June 4, 2015 (Thu)1:30 pm1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration of Chiropractors
June 3, 2015 (Wed)10:30 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration of Dispensing Opticians
May 28, 2015 (Thu)9:00 am1000 Washington Street, Boston, MADivision of Professional Licensure: Board of Registration of Professional Engineers and of Land Surveyors

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Labor and Workforce Development

DateTimeLocationTopic
December 3, 2015 (Thu)10:00 am - 11:00 amDUA Hearing Office, 88 Industry Avenue, Springfield, MADepartment of Unemployment Assistance: Regulation Review
November 5, 2015 (Thu)10:30 am - 12:00 pmDIA Main Office, 1 Congress Street, 10th floor, Boston, MADepartment of Industrial Accidents: Regulation Review
October 29, 2015 (Thu)10:30 am - 12:00 pmDIA Regional Office, 436 Dwight Street, Springfield, MADepartment of Industrial Accidents: Regulation Review
October 22, 2015 (Thu)3:00 pmDepartment of Labor Relations, 19 Staniford Street, Boston, MADepartment of Labor Relations: Regulation Review
October 22, 2015 (Thu)10:30 am - 12:00 pmDIA Regional Office, 340 Main Street, Worcester, MADepartment of Industrial Accidents: Regulation Review
October 21, 2015 (Wed)10:00 am - 11:00 am19 Staniford Street, Minehan Hall, 6th floor, Boston, MADepartment of Unemployment Assistance: Regulation Review
October 19, 2015 (Mon)10:00 am19 Staniford Street, Boston, MADepartment of Labor Standards: worker safety regulations
October 16, 2015 (Fri)3:00 pmDepartment of Labor Relations, 436 Dwight Street, Room 206, Springfield, MADepartment of Labor Relations: Regulation Review
October 15, 2015 (Thu)10:30 am - 12:00 pmDIA Regional Office, 1 Fr. DeValles Blvd, Fall River, MADepartment of Industrial Accidents: Regulation Review
October 13, 2015 (Tue)10:00 am19 Staniford Street, Boston, MADepartment of Labor Standards: lead regulations
October 8, 2015 (Thu)10:30 am - 12:00 pmDIA Regional Office, 354 Merrimack Street, Bldg 1, Lawrence, MADepartment of Industrial Accidents: Regulation Review
October 8, 2015 (Thu)10:00 am19 Staniford Street, Boston, MADepartment of Labor Standards: asbestos regulations
October 6, 2015 (Tue)10:00 am19 Staniford Street, Boston, MADepartment of Labor Standards: apprentice regulations
September 30, 2015 (Wed)10:00 am19 Staniford Street, Boston, MADepartment of Labor Standards: temporary worker regulations
September 25, 2015 (Fri)10:00 am19 Staniford Street, Boston, MADepartment of Labor Standards: minimum wage regulations
September 8, 2015 (Tue)1:30 pm1 Ashburton Place, Boston, MADepartment of Labor Standards: OSHA for State Workers regulations

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Public Safety and Security

DateTimeLocationTopic
December 10, 2015 (Thu)1:00 pm - 4:00 pm470 Worcester Rd., Gym, Framingham, MAExecutive Office of Public Safety & Security: 501 CMR 5, 501 CMR 6, 501 CMR 7 and 501 CMR 9
December 8, 2015 (Tue)10:00 amDPS Milford, 50 Maple Street, Milford, MADepartment of Public Safety: 520 CMR 2 : Bureau of Pipefitters, Refrigeration Technicians and Sprinklerfitters
December 1, 2015 (Tue)1:00 pmDepartment of State Police, 470 Worcester Road, Room 119, Framingham, MADepartment of State Police: Regulation Review 515 CMR 1.00-6.00
November 30, 2015 (Mon)11:00 amOne Ashburton Place, 21st Floor, Conference Room 3, Boston, MAArchitectural Access Board: Regulation Review 521 CMR
November 23, 2015 (Mon)1:30 pm - 4:30 pm1 Ashburton Place, 21st Fl, Rm 2133, Boston, MAExecutive Office of Public Safety & Security: 501 CMR 3, 501 CMR 4, 501 CMR 10, 501 CMR 11, 501 CMR 13 and 501 CMR 15
November 13, 2015 (Fri)2:00 pm1 Ashburrton Place, Ashburton Cafe, Boston, MADepartment of Public Safety: Civil Fines Regulations
November 3, 2015 (Tue)1:00 pm1 Ashburton Place, Room 1301, Boston, MABoard of Elevator Regulations
October 30, 2015 (Fri)1:30 pm - 3:30 pm1 Ashburton Place, Ashburton Cafe, Boston, MADepartment of Correction: Outside Visitors and Inquiries; Inmate Property, Grievance Process, Discipline and Use of Force
October 30, 2015 (Fri)9:30 am - 12:30 pm1 Ashburton Place, Ashburton Cafe, Boston, MADepartment of Correction: Inmate Jobs, Accounts, Employment and Programs
October 29, 2015 (Thu)3:00 pmDepartment of Fire Services, 1 State Road, Stow, MAExecutive Office of Public Safety and Security: 502 CMR 2.00; 502 CMR 3.00; 502 CMR 5.00
October 29, 2015 (Thu)2:00 pm - 3:30 pm1 Ashburton Place, Ashburton Cafe, Boston, MADepartment of Correction: Internal Statistics, Standards, Research and Records; Inmate Telephone, Mail and Therapeutic Diets
October 29, 2015 (Thu)2:00 pmDepartment of Fire Services, 1 State Road, Stow, MAExecutive Office of Public Safety and Security: 530 CMR 2.00
October 29, 2015 (Thu)1:00 pmDepartment of Fire Services, 1 State Road, Stow, MAExecutive Office of Public Safety and Security: 501 CMR 14.00
October 29, 2015 (Thu)12:30 pm - 1:00 pm1 Ashburton Place, Ashburton Cafe, Boston, MADepartment of Correction: County Standards
October 29, 2015 (Thu)10:00 am - 12:00 pmWeymouth Police Department, 75 Middle Street, Weymouth, MAHarbormaster Training Council: Regulation Review
October 29, 2015 (Thu)10:00 am1380 Bay Street, Bldg B, Taunton, MAState 911 Department: Regulation Review (560 CMR 2.00; 560 CMR 4.00; and 560 CMR 5.00)
October 29, 2015 (Thu)9:30 am - 12:30 pm1 Ashburton Place, Ashburton Cafe, Boston, MADepartment of Correction: Sentencing, Classification, Segregation, Records, and Treatment Center
October 28, 2015 (Wed)10:00 amOffice of the Chief Medical Examiner, 720 Albany Street,  Boston, MAOffice of the Chief Medical Examiner: Regulation Review
October 26, 2015 (Mon)9:30 am1 Ashburton Place, Ashburton Cafe Conference Room, Boston, MADepartment of Public Safety: Evacuation and Trench Safety, Recreational Tramway Board, Amusement Devices and Hoisting Machinery
October 23, 2015 (Fri)10:00 amForensic & Technology Center, 124 Acton Street, Maynard, MAOffice of Alcohol Testing: 501 CMR 2
October 22, 2015 (Thu)10:00 am - 2:00 pmMITC Conference Room, 200 Arlington Street, Chelsea, MADepartment of Criminal Justice Information Services: Regulation Review
October 21, 2015 (Wed)11:30 am6 Adams Street, Randolph, MAExecutive Office of Public Safety & Security and the Municipal Police Training Committee: 550 CMR 3, 550 CMR 5 and 501 CMR 8
October 8, 2015 (Thu)11:00 am1 Ashburton Place, 13th Floor, Boston, MAMassachusetts State Athletic Commission: Regulation Review
September 25, 2015 (Fri)10:00 am1 Ashburton Place, 21st Fl, Boston, MAState 911 Department: Regulation Review (560 CMR 3.00)
August 4, 2015 (Tues)11:00 am - 1:00 pm1 Ashburton Place, Ashburton Cafe, Boston, MADepartment of Correction: Attorney Access to Massachusetts Correctional Institutions

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Transportation

DateTimeLocationTopic
February 1, 2016 (Mon)1:30 pm - 3:30 pmBangs Community Center, 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MAMassDOT: Regulation Review
January 19, 2016 (Tue)2:00 pm - 4:00 pmNevins Hall, Memorial Building, 150 Concord Street, Framingham, MAMassDOT: Regulation Review
January 6, 2016 (Wed)2:00 pm - 4:00 pmMassachusetts Transportation Building, Conference Rooms 1, 2, 3, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MAMassDOT: Regulation Review

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