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SENATE

CALENDAR FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016

[The Senate will meet at eleven o’clock A.M.]

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[Joint Session will be held on
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at one o’clock P.M.]

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ORDERS OF THE DAY

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SECOND READING MATTERS. 

            167. [S. 2068] Bill relative to certain charges and fees in the town of Charlton (Senate, No. 2068). 2d. [L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]    
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            168. [S. 2086] Bill authorizing the town of Westport to indemnify for the payment of certain medical expenses for a retired firefighter (Senate, No. 2086). 2d. [L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]    
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            169. [H. 3761] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Bolton to grant a license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 3761, amended). 2d.    
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]
            [Amended by the House in section 1 in lines 7 to 15, inclusive, by striking out the two paragraphs contained in those lines and inserting in place thereof the following two paragraphs:-
            “(b) The licensing authority shall not approve the transfer of the license to any other location but it may, subject to all of the procedures set forth in section 15A of said chapter 138, grant the license to a new applicant at the same location if the applicant files with the licensing authority a letter from the department of revenue and a letter from the department of unemployment assistance indicating that the license is in good standing with those departments and that all applicable taxes, fees and contributions have been paid.
            (c) If the license granted pursuant to this section is cancelled, revoked or no longer in use, it shall be returned physically, with all of the legal rights, privileges and restrictions pertaining thereto, to the licensing authority and the licensing authority may then grant the license to a new applicant at the same location under the same conditions as specified in this act.”.]

            170. [H. 3975] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Watertown to grant 15 additional licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 3975). 2d.
            [On House, No. 3720.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3720.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            171. [S. 723] Bill relative to compliance of condominium associations (Senate, No. 723). 2d. [Forry.]
            [From the committee on Housing.]
            [From the committee on RulesMontigny.]

            172. [S. 1168] Bill to modernize firm leadership structures (Senate, No. 1168). 2d. [L’Italien.]  
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]
            [The committee on Ways and Means (Spilka) recommends that the bill be amended by substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2126).]

            173. [S. 1993] Bill relative to protecting against the transmission of pertussis (Senate, No. 1993). 2d. [Lewis.]
            [On Senate, No. 1212.]
            [From the committee on Public Health.]
            [The committee on Health Care Financing (Welch) recommends that the bill be amended by substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2074).]
            [Estimated cost: less than $100,000.]
            [From the committee on RulesMontigny.] 

            174. [S. 2069] Bill enhancing the enforcement of illegal hunting practices (Senate, No. 2069). 2d. [Gobi.]
            [On Senate, No. 446.]
            [From the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.]   
            [The committee on Ways and Means (Spilka) recommends that the bill be amended by striking out, in lines 263 and 264, the following words     “The governor shall enter into a compact on behalf of the commonwealth with any other jurisdiction legally joining therein in the form substantially as follows:-”; and in section 10, in subsection (a) of Article VII of proposed chapter 131B of the General Laws by inserting after the third sentence the following sentence:- “The compact administrator for the commonwealth shall be the director of fisheries and wildlife or a designee.”; and by             “SECTION 11. The division of fisheries and wildlife shall promulgate rules and regulations for the implementation of the Wildlife Violator Compact, established in section 10, within 6 months after of the effective date of this act.”]
            [Senator Humason dissents.]

NOTICE SECTION.

SECOND READING MATTERS. 

            175. [H. 3708] Bill (H.) relative to the charter of the town of Harwich (House, No. 3708). 2d.    
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

THIRD READING MATTERS.

            25. [S. 1066] Bill allowing the city of Everett to increase the fee for lodging house licenses (Senate, No. 1066). 3d. [L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            26. [S. 1067] Bill allowing the city of Everett to increase the fee for second class motor dealers licenses (Senate, No. 1067). 3d. [L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            29. [S. 1935] Bill authorizing the town of Nantucket to sell, convey, or otherwise dispose of certain land situated in the town of Nantucket held for open space, recreational or conservation purposes to the Nantucket Islands Land Bank and Madaket Conservation Trust for the same purposes (Senate, No. 1935). 3d. [L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            30. [S. 1936] Bill approving the conveyance of property by the county of Nantucket (Senate, No. 1936). 3d. [L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            32. [S. 1940] Bill authorizing the relocation, replacement, reconstruction and maintenance of a piling supported building in the town of Newbury (Senate, No. 1940). 3d. [L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            35. [H. 1858] Bill (H.) relative to the Nantucket Memorial Airport Fuel Revolving Account (House, No. 1858). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            46. [H. 3561] Bill (H.) relative to the interest rate on sewer assessments in the town of Stoughton (House, No. 3561). 3d.
            [On House, No. 3268.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3268.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            61. [S.1078] Bill relative to the charter of the town of Sutton (Senate, No. 1078). 3d.[L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            62. [S. 1095] Bill authorizing the conveyance of certain property in the town of Salisbury (Senate, No. 1095). 3d.[L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            68. [S.1983] Bill authorizing the Andover school district to convey a certain parcel of land (Senate, No. 1983). 3d.[L’Italien.]    
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            92. [H. 3598] Bill (H.) relative to preliminary elections for certain offices in the city of Lawrence (House, No. 3598). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Election Laws.]

            105. [S. 1999] Bill relative to segregated reserve funds in the city of Boston (Senate, No. 1999). 3d. [L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            106. [S. 2001] regarding a quorum of a public body in the town of Milton (Senate, No. 2001). 3d. [L’Italien.]  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            110. [H. 3594] Bill (H) authorizing the town of Pembroke to use water supply and conservation land for public way purposes (House, No. 3594). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.]

            111. [H. 3595] Bill (H) authorizing the town of Sharon to abate certain  real property taxes (House, No. 3595). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            120. [H. 3604] Bill (H) relative to the school committee for the city of Lawrence (House, No. 3604). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            124. [H. 3664] Bill (H) authorizing the town of Orleans to lease a certain parcel of land (House, No. 3664). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.] 

            129. [S. 2053] Bill supporting military leave (Senate, No. 2053). 3d.
           
[Substituted by amendment by the Senate on recommendation of the committee on Ways and Means for Senate, No. 1019.]

            139. [H. 3195] Bill (H) relative to town meetings in the Town of Framingham (House, No. 3195). 3d.  
            [Local approval received.]       
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            144. [H. 3783] Bill (H) authorizing the town of Montague to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 3783). 3d.
            [Local approval received.]       
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]

            146. [H. 3834] Bill (H) authorizing the conveyance of a certain parcel of land in the town of Lynnfield (House, No. 3834). 3d.    
            [Local approval received.]       
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            150. [S. 1967] Bill relative to the provision of group health insurance benefits in the town of Athol (Senate, No. 1967). 3d. [Timilty.]
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Public Service.]

            151. [S. 1992] Bill authorizing the town of Milton to establish a special purpose stabilization fund (Senate, No. 1992). 3d. [L’Italien.] 
           
[Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            153. [H. 3244] Bill (H.) relative to nitrogen loading easements in the town of Sterling (House, No. 3244). 3d.  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.]

            154. [H. 3582] Bill (H.) relative to the town of Foxborough (House, No. 3582). 3d.  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            155. [H. 3711] Bill (H.) authorizing the town of Lincoln to grant a license for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 3711, amended). 3d.  
            [On House, No. 3355.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3355.]
            [From the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.]
            [Amended by the House in section 1 by striking out the first paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-

            “Notwithstanding sections 11 and 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws or of any other general or special law to the contrary, the licensing authority of the town of Lincoln may grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises pursuant to section 12 of said chapter 138 to Blazes LLC at a location in the town of Lincoln to be determined by Blazes LLC and approved by the licensing authority. The license shall be subject to all of said chapter 138 except said section 17.”.]

            156. [H. 3729] Bill (H.) relative to the street closure permitting process in the city of Boston (House, No. 3729). 3d.  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            157. [H. 3738] Bill (H.) Relative to the Position of Highway Surveyor in the Town of Hanson (House, No. 3738). 3d.  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            159. [H. 3855] Bill (H.) relative to certain bonds issued by the town of Hull (House, No. 3855). 3d.  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]

            160. [H. 3864] Bill (H.) authorizing the city of Fitchburg to use ImageCast precinct tabulators at a special state primary (House, No. 3864, amended). 3d.  
            [Local approval received.]
            [From the committee on Election Laws.]
            [Amended by the House by adding the following section:-

            “SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.”]

            163. [H. 3948] Bill (H.) authorizing the City of Springfield to transfer certain property to Habitat for Humanity (House, No. 3948). 3d.  
            [On House, No. 3562.]
            [Local approval received on House, No. 3562.]
            [From the committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.]