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Belsito (R)

Annual Licenses

Joint Committee on General Law

Concerns annual licenses; mitigates the administrative burden of annual licensing and reduce license fee costs.

01/05/2017 :

  • INTRODUCED.
  • To JOINT Committee on GENERAL LAW.
  • 3/14/17 – Failed Joint Favorable Deadline.

Dubitsky (R)

Use Of Eminent Domain

Joint Committee on Judiciary

Prohibits the use of eminent domain to effectuate the transfer of real property from one private real property owner to another private real property owner; prohibits the use of eminent domain for the purpose of private development that exclusively involves private real property owners.

01/13/2017 :

  • INTRODUCED.
  • To JOINT Committee on JUDICIARY
    04/07/2017 :
  • Failed Joint Favorable deadline.

Tercyak P (D)

Occupational and Professional Licensing

Joint Committee on General Law

Limits barriers to occupational and professional licensing.

01/19/2017 :

  • INTRODUCED.
  • To JOINT Committee on GENERAL LAW.
  • 3/14/17 – Failed Joint Favorable Deadline.

Adams (D)

Effectuation Of Quitclaim Deeds

Joint Committee on Judiciary

Concerns effectuation of quitclaim deeds; requires both the grantor and grantee, or their respective attorneys, to be present at the time a quitclaim deed is executed.

01/19/2017 :

  • INTRODUCED.
  • To JOINT Committee on JUDICIARY
    04/07/2017 :
  • Failed Joint Favorable deadline.

Duff (R)

Classification of Privately Owned Undeveloped Land

Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding

Concerns the classification of certain privately owned undeveloped land as open space land; requires the assessor of a municipality to classify certain privately owned undeveloped land as open space land.

01/20/2017 :

  • INTRODUCED.
  • To JOINT Committee on FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING.

04/28/2017:

  • Failed Joint Favorable deadline.

Hampton (D)

Watershed Lands

Joint Committee on Environment

Concerns the protection of Class I and Class II watershed lands; prohibits the destruction of watershed lands and protect public drinking water supplies.

01/23/2017 :

  • INTRODUCED.
  • To JOINT Committee on ENVIRONMENT.

03/24/17:

  • Failed Joint favorable deadline.

Linehan (D)

Environmental Land Use Restrictions

Joint Committee on Environment

Requires the posting of notice when land abuts other property subject to an environmental land use restriction; alerts potential land buyers that abutting properties may pose a potential health threat to them and their families.

02/03/2017 :

  • Public Hearing Scheduled 0208.

03/24/17:

  • Failed Joint favorable deadline.

MacLachlan (R)

Oversight and Licensing Requirements

Joint Committee on General Law

Establishes a task force regarding oversight and licensing requirements for certain professions; studies which regulatory burdens are barriers to entry into certain professions and make recommendations regarding their repeal.

01/23/2017 :

  • INTRODUCED.
  • To JOINT Committee on GENERAL LAW.
  • 3/14/17 – Failed Joint Favorable Deadline.

Aresimowicz (D)

Deficiency Appropriations

Joint Committee on Appropriations

Makes deficiency appropriations for the fiscal year; implements the Governor’s budget recommendations.

02/09/2017 :

  • INTRODUCED.
  • To JOINT Committee on APPROPRIATIONS.
    04/03/2017 :
  • Public Hearing Scheduled 0410.

04/27/2017:

  • Failed Joint Favorable deadline

Aresimowicz (D)

Biennium State Budget

Joint Committee on Appropriations

Concerns the state budget for the biennium, and making appropriations therefor; implements the Governor’s budget recommendations.

02/14/2017 :

  • Public Hearing Scheduled 0214.
  • Public Hearing Scheduled 0215.
  • Public Hearing Scheduled 0216.
  • Public Hearing Scheduled 0217.
  • Public Hearing Scheduled 0221.
  • Public Hearing Scheduled 0222.
  • Public Hearing Scheduled 0223.
  • Public Hearing Scheduled 0224.

04/27/2017:

  • Failed Joint Favorable deadline

Duff (D)

Occupational Licensing Requirements

Legislative Commissioner’s Office

Concerns the Department of Consumer Protection and Occupational Licensing; repeals and streamlines occupational licensing requirements in order to remove barriers for employment while still maintaining important health and safety protections for consumers.

03/08/2017 :

  • Filed with Legislative Commissioner’s Office.
  • Senate Calendar No. 131.
  • Reissued by Legislative Commissioner’s Office with File No. 197

05/03/2017:

  • Senate adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A  6674.
  • Passed Senate.

05/05/2017:

  • House Calendar No. 465.

Guglielmo (R)

Open Space Land for Taxation

Joint Committee on Environment

Excludes approved building lots from lands classified as farm land, forest land and open space land for taxation purposes; removes certain property tax exemptions for land that constitutes an approved building lot.

01/20/2017 :

  • INTRODUCED.
  • To JOINT Committee on ENVIRONMENT.

03/24/2017:

  • Failed Joint Favorable deadline.

Kelly (R)

Coastal Jurisdiction Line

Joint Committee on Environment

Concerns the use of man-made structures to mark the coastal jurisdiction line; allows certain man made structures to mark the coastal jurisdiction line.

01/20/2017 :

  • INTRODUCED.
  • To JOINT Committee on ENVIRONMENT.

03/24/2017:

  • Failed Joint Favorable deadline.

Slossberg (D)

Eminent Domain

Joint Committee on Judiciary

Concerns legislative review of the appropriate uses of eminent domain by the state or a municipality; establishes a task force to conduct a review of the appropriate uses of eminent domain by the state or a municipality.

01/20/2017 :

  • INTRODUCED.
  • To JOINT Committee on JUDICIARY.

04/07/2017:

  • Failed Joint Favorable Deadline

Looney (D)

Governors Budget Revenue Items

Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding

Concerns revenue items to implement the governor’s budget; implements the Governor’s budget recommendations.

03/03/2017 :

  • Public Hearing Scheduled 0309.

04/28/2017:

  •  Filed with Legislative Commissioner’s Office.

05/08/2017:

  • Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis

05/15/2017 :

  • Committee Substitute reported out of Legislative Commissioner’s Office.
  • Senate Calendar No. 462.
  • Reissued by Legislative Commissioner’s Office with File No. 761.
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