• Daily Legislative Update

    Weekly Legislative Update

    July 29, 2014

    Governor’s Filed Legislation

    None.

    Legislation Acted Upon by the Governor

    1.  H. 3643, “An Act Authorizing the Appointment of Special Police Officers in the City Known as the Town of Barnstable”

          Sponsor:  Rep. Mannal and Rep. Turner

         Signed: 07/29/2014 – now Chapter 193 of the Acts of 2014

    2.  H. 4054, “An Act Authorizing the City of New Bedford to Grant an Additional License for the Sale of All Alcoholic Beverages to be Drunk on the Premises”

         Sponsor:  Rep. Cabral

         Signed: 07/29/2014 – now Chapter 194 of the Acts of 2014

    3.  H. 4308, “An Act Relative to the Expansion of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center”

          Sponsors:  Rep. Collins and Sen. Forry

          Signed: 07/29/2014 – now Chapter 195 of the Acts of 2014

    New Legislation on the Governor’s Desk

    1.  S. 2283, “An Act to Promote Public Safety and Protect Access to Reproductive Health Care Facilities”

          Sponsor:  Sen. Chandler

          Action Due: 08/08/2014

    2.  H. 4183, “An Act Validating the Actions Taken at the Annual Town Election Held by the Town of Warren”

          Sponsor:  Governor Patrick

          Action Due: 08/08/2014

    3.  H. 3960, “An Act Authorizing the Town of Plymouth to Exchange a Parcel of Land Held for Water Purposes for a Parcel of Land in the Town of Plymouth”

          Sponsor:  Rep. deMacedo

          Action Due: 08/08/2014

    4.  H. 3552, “An Act Exempting the Position of Deputy Chief of Police in the Town of Natick from the Civil Service Law”

          Sponsors:  Rep. Linsky and Sen. Spilka

          Action Due: 08/08/2014

    5.   H. 175, “An Act Relative to Title Protection”

           Sponsors:  Rep. Basile

           Action Due: 08/08/2014

    6.   H. 3474, “An Act Relative to the Conservation Restriction in the Town of Stowe”

           Sponsor:  Rep. Hogan and Sen. Eldridge

           Action Due: 08/08/2014

    7.   H. 3680, “An Act Relative to Potluck Events”

           Sponsor:  Rep. Kafka

           Action Due: 08/08/2014

    All Legislation on the Governor’s Desk

    1.   H. 2864, “An Act Designating Ms. G of the Massachusetts Audubon Society, Inc. as the Official Groundhog of the Commonwealth”

           Sponsor:  Rep. Peisch

           Action Due: 07/31/2014

    2.  H. 3817, “An Act Authorizing the Late Filing of a Tax Abatement Application for the Amherst Committee for a Better Chance, Inc.”

          Sponsor:  Rep. Story and Sen. Rosenberg

          Action Due: 08/01/2014

    3.  H. 4216, “An Act Authorizing the  Commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to Convey Certain Parcels of Land in the Town of Medfield”

          Sponsors:  Rep. Garlick and Sen. Timility

          Action Due: 08/02/2014

    4.   H. 4117, “An Act Establishing a Sick Leave Bank for Thomas D. Tierney, an Employee of the Highway Division of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation”

           Sponsors:  Rep. Farley-Bouvier and Sen. Downing

           Action Due: 08/02/2014

    5.    H. 4230, “An Act Establishing a Sick Leave Bank for Kimberley Desiata, an Employee of the Department of State Police”

            Sponsor:  Rep. Michlewitz

            Action Due: 08/02/2014

    6.   H. 4247, “An Act Relative to the Compensation of the Soldiers' Memorial Commission in the City of Holyoke”

           Sponsor:  Rep. Vega

           Action Due: 08/03/2014

    7.   H. 4035, “An Act Establishing the Nantucket Mosquito Control Project”

            Sponsors:  Rep. Madden and Sen. Wolf

           Action Due: 08/03/2014

    8.  H. 3852, “An Act Authorizing the Reinstatement of Richard L. Cross as a Reserve Police Officer in the Town of Southwick”

            Sponsors:  Rep. Boldyga and Sen. Humason

            Action Due: 08/03/2014

    9.    H. 3782, “An Act Increasing the Fine for the Illegal Taking of Eels and Elvers”

            Sponsor:  Rep. Peake

            Action Due: 08/03/2014

    10.  S. 2184, “An Act Relative to the Massachusetts Broadband Institute”

            Sponsor:  Sen. Downing

            Action Due: 08/03/2014

    11.  S. 1627, “An Act Designating Volleyball as the Official Recreational and Team Sport of the Commonwealth”

            Sponsor:  Former Sen. Knapik

            Action Due: 08/03/2014

    12.  S. 2303, “An Act Further Regulating Mercury Management”

            Sponsor:  None

            Action Due: 08/07/2014

    13.  S. 2283, “An Act to Promote Public Safety and Protect Access to Reproductive Health Care Facilities”

            Sponsor:  Sen. Chandler

            Action Due: 08/08/2014

    14.  H. 4183, “An Act Validating the Actions Taken at the Annual Town Election Held by the Town of Warren”

           Sponsor:  Governor Patrick

           Action Due: 08/08/2014

    15.  H. 3960, “An Act Authorizing the Town of Plymouth to Exchange a Parcel of Land Held for Water Purposes for a Parcel of Land in the Town of Plymouth”

           Sponsor:  Rep. deMacedo

           Action Due: 08/08/2014

    16.  H. 3552, “An Act Exempting the Position of Deputy Chief of Police in the Town of Natick from the Civil Service Law”

            Sponsors:  Rep. Linsky and Sen. Spilka

            Action Due: 08/08/2014

    17.   H. 175, “An Act Relative to Title Protection”

            Sponsors:  Rep. Basile

            Action Due: 08/08/2014

    18.   H. 3474, “An Act Relative to the Conservation Restriction in the Town of Stowe”

            Sponsor:  Rep. Hogan and Sen. Eldridge

            Action Due: 08/08/2014

    19.  H. 3680, “An Act Relative to Potluck Events”

            Sponsor:  Rep. Kafka

            Action Due: 08/08/2014