Massachusetts: HB 1997 moved to committee

Edit 9/22: The committee has not made a decision on this bill yet (whether to report favorably or unfavorably). If no decision is made by March 30th, the bill will be dead.

Edit 7/14: Massachusetts House Bill 1997 is scheduled to be heard by the Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government on July 14, 10:00 AM, in room A-2.

HB 1997, which would sanction and encourage BSL in Massachusetts, has moved to the Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government. A hearing has not yet been scheduled.

These are the people to contact. Ask them to vote against this bill.

House Staff
Room 540, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: (617) 722-2090

Senate Staff
Room 213A, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: (617) 722-1120

Committee Members:

Senator James B. Eldridge of Middlesex and Worcester – Chair
Room 213-A, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: (617) 722-1120
Fax: (617) 722-1089
James.Eldridge@state.ma.us

Senator Patricia D. Jehlen of Second Middlesex – Vice-Chair
Room 513, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: 617-722-1578
Fax: 617-722-1117
Patricia.Jehlen@state.ma.us

Senator Susan C. Fargo of Third Middlesex
Room 504, State House,Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: (617) 722-1572
Susan.Fargo@state.ma.us

Senator Anthony D. Galluccio of Middlesex, Suffolk and Essex
Room 213A, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: (617) 722-1650
Anthony.Galluccio@state.ma.us

Senator Thomas P. Kennedy of Second Plymouth and Bristol
Room 109-E, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: (617) 722-1200
Thomas.P.Kennedy@state.ma.us

Senator Richard R. Tisei of Middlesex and Essex
Room 308, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: (617) 722-1206
Fax: (617) 722-1063
Richard.Tisei@state.ma.us

Representative Paul J. Donato of Medford- Chair
Room 540, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: 617-722-2090
Facsimile: 617-722-2848
Rep.PaulDonato@hou.state.ma.us

Representative Joyce A. Spiliotis of Peabody- Vice-Chair
Room 236, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: 617-722-2430
Rep.JoyceSpiliotis@hou.state.ma.us

Representative David B. Sullivan of Fall River
Room 279, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: 617-722-2230
Facsimile: 617-722-2821
Rep.DavidSullivan@hou.state.ma.us  

Representative Sean Curran of Springfield
Room 473B, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: 617-722-2263
Rep.SeanCurran@Hou.State.MA.US

Representative Angelo J. Puppolo of Springfield
Room 146, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: (617) 722-2011
Facsimile: 617-722-2238
Rep.AngeloPuppolo@Hou.State.MA.US

Representative Pamela Richardson of Framingham
Room 448, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: 617-722-2582
Rep.PamRichardson@HOU.State.MA.US

Representative Katherine Clark of Melrose
Room 252, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: 617-722-2220
Facsimile: 617-722-2850
Rep.KatherineClark@HOU.State.MA.US

Representative Brian M. Ashe of Longmeadow
Room 540, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: 617-722-2090
Facsimile: 617-722-2848
Rep.BrianAshe@hou.state.ma.us

Representative Timothy R. Madden of Nantucket
State House, Room 167, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: 617-722-2810
Facsimile: 617-722-2846
Rep.TimothyMadden@hou.state.ma.us

Representative F. Jay Barrows of Mansfield
Room 542, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: 617-722-2488
Facsimile:617-722-2390
Rep.FJayBarrows@Hou.State.MA.US

Representative Hargraves of Groton
Room 237, State House, Boston, MA 02133
Telephone: (617) 722-2305
Facsimile: 617-722-2598
Rep.RobertHargraves@hou.state.ma.us

Emails in a block for easy cut and paste: James.Eldridge@state.ma.us; Patricia.Jehlen@state.ma.us; Susan.Fargo@state.ma.us; Anthony.Galluccio@state.ma.us; Thomas.P.Kennedy@state.ma.us; Richard.Tisei@state.ma.us; Rep.PaulDonato@hou.state.ma.us; Rep.JoyceSpiliotis@hou.state.ma.us; Rep.DavidSullivan@hou.state.ma.us; Rep.SeanCurran@Hou.State.MA.US; Rep.AngeloPuppolo@Hou.State.MA.US; Rep.PamRichardson@HOU.State.MA.US; Rep.KatherineClark@HOU.State.MA.US; Rep.BrianAshe@hou.state.ma.us; Rep.TimothyMadden@hou.state.ma.us; Rep.FJayBarrows@Hou.State.MA.US; Rep.RobertHargraves@hou.state.ma.us

Previous alert and more information about the bill: http://stopbsl.com/2009/03/20/massachusetts-hb-1997-would-encourage-bsl/

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