On the Governor's Desk

View what legislation is on the Governor's desk for review and action.

Wednesday, January 4 - Thursday, January 5

Legislation Acted on by the Governor:

Bill No.

Bill Title

Action

H3147

An Act designating inflammatory breast cancer awareness day

Signed - 1/4/2023

H4335

An Act designating a certain intersection in the town of Duxbury as the Charlotte Bradford Memorial Square

Signed - 1/4/2023

H4622

An Act authorizing Tisbury to modify fire department employment

Signed - 1/4/2023

H4651

An Act relative to the Swansea Water Commissioner health benefits

Signed - 1/4/2023

H4652

An Act relative to changing the Swansea Water District Commissioner election and term

Signed - 1/4/2023

H4972

An Act relative to the procedure for municipal acceptance of subdivision roads in the town of East Bridgewater

Signed - 1/4/2023

H4995

An Act to amend the town of Williamstown Home Rule Charter

Signed - 1/4/2023

H5242

An Act establishing the position of the treasurer-collector in the town of Hardwick

Signed - 1/4/2023

H5302

An Act authorizing the town of Norton to grant additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises

Signed - 1/4/2023

H5369

An Act authorizing the town of Hampden to continue employment of fire department member Peter Hatch

Signed - 1/4/2023

H5378

An Act authorizing the town of Hampden to continue employment of police department member James Gormally

Signed - 1/4/2023

H5403

An Act authorizing the continued employment of Anthony Del Signore, the Assistant Fire Chief of the town of Reading

Signed - 1/4/2023

H5439

An Act authorizing the town of Acton to adopt alternative methods for notice of public hearings

Signed - 1/4/2023

S2870

An Act relative to the maximum age requirement for police officers for the city of Taunton

Signed - 1/4/2023

S3011

An Act relative to funding for the Wareham affordable housing trust

Signed - 1/4/2023

S3012

An Act relative to the submission of articles to Wareham town meetings

Signed - 1/4/2023

S3120

An Act modifying certain titles and providing for the appointment of certain positions by the town administrator of the town of Newbury

Signed - 1/4/2023

S3159

An Act designating March 5 as United States Navy Seabees Day

Signed - 1/4/2023

H3869

An Act establishing Massachusetts Right Whale Day

Signed - 1/4/2023

H4247

An Act authorizing the town of Clinton to accept certain streets as public ways

Signed - 1/4/2023

H5066

An Act relative to the New Bedford Police Association

Signed - 1/4/2023

H5083

An Act relative to the room occupancy excise of the town of Provincetown

Signed - 1/4/2023

H5140

An Act amending the charter of the town of Walpole

Signed - 1/4/2023

H5232

An Act directing the Northampton Retirement Board to grant creditable service to William Dwight

Signed - 1/4/2023

H5241

An Act abolishing the town of Hardwick Sewer Commission and delegating to the Select Board control over the Hardwick sewer redevelopment project

Signed - 1/4/2023

H5400

An Act providing for alternate members of the conservation commission of the town of Lynnfield

Signed - 1/4/2023

H5385

An Act authorizing the Montague Center Fire District to continue the employment of fire department members Gary Dion, David Hansen, Mark Fisk, Ann Fisk and Chris Rice

Signed - 1/4/2023

H5382

An Act validating the actions taken at the Milford Annual Town Meeting

Signed - 1/4/2023

H5380

An Act relative to the increase of certain maximum fines for motor vehicle parking violations in the town of Plymouth

Signed - 1/4/2023

S2852

An Act extending the duration of the Fitchburg Area Economic Development Corporation

Signed - 1/5/2023

S2562

An Act amending the charter of the town of Wareham

Signed - 1/5/2023

H3767

An Act authorizing the city of Melrose to regulate certain property tax exemption eligibility requirements for the elderly

Signed - 1/5/2023

H4768

An Act providing for a certain payment in lieu of tax agreement with owners of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant in the town of Plymouth

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5006

An Act relative to the Millicent Library in the town of Fairhaven

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5391

An Act authorizing the Westborough Board of Assessors to approve additional tax exemptions of qualifying senior residents

Signed - 1/5/2023

S3114

An Act authorizing the increase of a tax exemption for eligible seniors in the town of Tewksbury

Signed - 1/5/2023

S3115

An Act authorizing the increase of a tax exemption for eligible veterans in the town of Tewksbury

Signed - 1/5/2023

S3156

An Act providing for a revised charter for the city of Taunton

Signed - 1/5/2023

S3157

Authorizing the town of Boxford to establish the Boxford small repair grants trust

Signed - 1/5/2023

S3158

An Act directing the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance to convey certain parcels of land in the city of Lowell to the University of Massachusetts Building Authority

Signed - 1/5/2023

H2196

An Act authorizing the town of Orleans to rescind chapter 381 of the acts of 2008 and to adopt a sewer assessment bylaw

Signed - 1/5/2023

H3147

An Act designating inflammatory breast cancer awareness day

Signed - 1/5/2023

H4190

An Act relative to the Provincetown public pier corporation

Signed - 1/5/2023

H4335

An Act designating a certain intersection in the town of Duxbury as the Charlotte Bradford Memorial Square

Signed - 1/5/2023

H4622

An Act authorizing Tisbury to modify fire department employment

Signed - 1/5/2023

H4627

An Act relative to the transfer of original documents to the Stockbridge-Munsee Community of the Mohican Nation from the town of Stockbridge

Signed - 1/5/2023

H4651

An Act relative to the Swansea Water Commissioner health benefits

Signed - 1/5/2023

H4652

An Act relative to changing the Swansea Water District Commissioner election and term

Signed - 1/5/2023

H4682

An Act relative to the Mashpee Select Board

Signed - 1/5/2023

H4972

An Act relative to the procedure for municipal acceptance of subdivision roads in the town of East Bridgewater

Signed - 1/5/2023

H4995

An Act to amend the town of Williamstown Home Rule Charter

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5037

An Act relative to Historic District Commission in the town of Sudbury

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5068

An Act establishing the "West County Senior Services District"

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5081

An Act relative to the charter of the town of Provincetown

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5242

An Act establishing the position of the treasurer-collector in the town of Hardwick

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5302

An Act authorizing the town of Norton to grant additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5369

An Act authorizing the town of Hampden to continue employment of fire department member Peter Hatch

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5370

An Act amending the charter of the town of Bourne

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5378

An Act authorizing the town of Hampden to continue employment of police department member James Gormally

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5403

An Act authorizing the continued employment of Anthony Del Signore, the Assistant Fire Chief of the town of Reading

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5405

An Act authorizing the town of Reading to establish a means tested senior citizen property tax exemption

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5425

An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Christopher King, an employee of the department of public health

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5435

An Act relative to preliminary election dates and filling vacancies in the offices of Mayor and Councillor in the city of Salem

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5439

An Act authorizing the town of Acton to adopt alternative methods for notice of public hearings

Signed - 1/5/2023

S2870

An Act relative to the maximum age requirement for police officers for the city of Taunton

Signed - 1/5/2023

S3011

An Act relative to funding for the Wareham affordable housing trust

Signed - 1/5/2023

S3012

An Act relative to the submission of articles to Wareham town meetings

Signed - 1/5/2023

S3120

An Act modifying certain titles and providing for the appointment of certain positions by the town administrator of the town of Newbury

Signed - 1/5/2023

S3159

An Act designating March 5 as United States Navy Seabees Day

Signed - 1/5/2023

S3166

An Act changing the name of the board of selectmen in the town of Wilmington to the select board

Signed - 1/5/2023

H3869

An Act establishing Massachusetts Right Whale Day

Signed - 1/5/2023

H4247

An Act authorizing the town of Clinton to accept certain streets as public ways

Signed - 1/5/2023

H4971

An Act establishing the North Bedford Street sewer district in the town of East Bridgewater

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5066

An Act relative to the New Bedford Police Association

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5083

An Act relative to the room occupancy excise of the town of Provincetown

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5140

An Act amending the charter of the town of Walpole

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5232

An Act directing the Northampton Retirement Board to grant creditable service to William Dwight

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5241

An Act abolishing the town of Hardwick Sewer Commission and delegating to the Select Board control over the Hardwick sewer redevelopment project

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5373

An Act allowing the appointment of retired Wilbraham Police Officers as Special Police Officers

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5400

An Act providing for alternate members of the conservation commission of the town of Lynnfield

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5385

An Act authorizing the Montague Center Fire District to continue the employment of fire department members Gary Dion, David Hansen, Mark Fisk, Ann Fisk and Chris Rice

Signed - 1/5/2023

S3160

An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Nicole Sumner, an employee of the department of youth services, and Solange Encarnacion, an employee of the registry of motor vehicles

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5423

An Act providing for the conveyance and change of use of a certain parcel of land conveyed by the commonwealth to the city of northampton

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5414

An Act establishing a sick leave bank for John Carlson, an employee of the Department of State Police

Signed - 1/5/2023

H3812

An Act providing for alcoholic beverage licenses in the town of Dunstable

Signed - 1/5/2023

S2980

An Act establishing a Foster Parents' Bill of Rights

Signed - 1/5/2023

S2731

An Act relative to expanding equitable access to maternal postpartum care

Signed - 1/5/2023

H4902

An Act authorizing the commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land to the city of Fitchburg

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5428

An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Kimberly Howland, an employee of the Appellate Tax Board

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5421

An Act relative to licensure simplification

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5356

An Act relative to the sale of old metals and vehicle catalytic converters

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5446

An Act relative to temporary registration plates

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5437

An Act authorizing the town of Athol to grant 6 additional licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5429

An Act authorizing the town of Middleton to grant up to 8 alcoholic beverages licenses

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5406

An Act relative to creating a plaque at the Cronin Rink in Revere in honor of Joseph DeSantis

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5382

An Act validating the actions taken at the Milford Annual Town Meeting

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5380

An Act relative to the increase of certain maximum fines for motor vehicle parking violations in the town of Plymouth

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5375

An Act establishing a shellfish mitigation receipts reserved fund in the town of Bourne

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5120

An Act relative to the South Boston Community Development Foundation

Signed - 1/5/2023

H3802

An Act regarding a hardship exemption for persons under the age of 60 in the town of Harwich

Signed - 1/5/2023

H2163

An Act to further regulate the attendance by police officers at police association executive board meetings

Signed - 1/5/2023

S3165

An Act establishing a sick leave bank for Sean Bruen, an employee of the Trial Court of the Commonwealth

Signed - 1/5/2023

S2803

An Act authorizing the town of Brookline to establish a means-tested senior citizen property tax exemption

Signed - 1/5/2023

S2742

An Act eliminating the department of finance and budget in the town of Groveland

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5462

An Act regarding the disability pension for Matthew Morris administered by the Boston retirement board

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5459

An Act providing for the retirement of Matthew Donoghue, a police officer in the city known as the town of Braintree

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5217

An Act relating to the retirement classification of certain employees of the town of Belmont

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5432

An Act amending the Arlington Town Manager act relative to financial estimates and budget reporting

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5215

An Act authorizing the town of Belmont to grant additional licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5451

An Act regarding the disability pension for Harry Jean administered by the Boston retirement board

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5452

An Act regarding the disability pension for Ryan Lenane administered by the Boston retirement board

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5453

An Act regarding the disability pension for Terry Cotton administered by the Boston retirement board

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5454

An Act regarding the disability pension for Richard Cintolo administered by the Boston retirement board

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5455

An Act regarding the disability pension for Scott O’Brien administered by the Boston retirement board

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5456

An Act regarding the disability pension for Elaina McAlister administered by the Boston retirement board

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5457

An Act regarding the disability pension for Kurt Stokinger administered by the Boston retirement board

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5458

An Act providing for the retirement of Richard Seibert, a police officer in the city known as the town of Braintree.

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5449

An Act relative to the Lowell Civic Stadium Commission and Edward A. LeLacheur Park

Signed - 1/5/2023

H4738

An Act establishing a charter for the town of Brewster

Signed - 1/5/2023

H5149

An Act clarifying the application of judicial retirement law

Pocket Vetoed – 1/5/2023

S3124

An Act establishing speed limits on portions of Route 28 and Chickatawbut Road in the town of Milton

Pocket Vetoed – 1/5/2023

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