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Legislative Summaries for Massachusetts
NameDate
Amendment 479 - (exempt and preempt cigar bars) - Amendment adopted in Senate budget bill - Governor vetoed preemptive amendment5/27/2011
H00383 - (senior housing) - An Act creating smoke free elderly housing units in the commonwealth - House Committee on Steering, Policy and Scheduling reported bill for second reading and ordered to a third reading - 2012 Session Adjourned2/16/2012
H00587 - (vehicles with minors) - An Act reducing children's exposure to second hand smoke - Sent to study - 2012 Session Adjourned5/13/2011
H00591 - (tobacco-free pharmacies) - An Act restricting the sale of tobacco products at locations where health professionals are employed - Accompanied S1094 - 2012 Session Adjourned3/23/2011
H00627 - (reasonable distance) - A bill to further regulate smoking in areas adjacent to public buildings and workplaces - Sent to study - 2012 Session Adjourned2/18/2011
H01541 - (preemptive smoking bar exemption) - A bill to exempt preexisting retail tobacco stores and smoking bars from certain laws - Sent to study - 2012 Session Adjourned2/18/2011
H02110 - (elderly public housing) - A bill relative to non-smoking units in housing for elderly persons - House Committee on Steering, Policy and Scheduling reported bill for second reading and ordered to a third reading - 2012 Session Adjourned2/25/2011
H03111 - (gaming legalization) - An Act establishing expanded gaming in the Commonwealth - Accompanied a new draft, see H36975/13/2011
H03213 - (vehicles for hire) - An Act establishing a vehicle for hire law - Accompanied a study order - 2012 Session Adjourned1/6/2012
H03253 - (all multi-unit housing) - An Act to limit smoking to detached single family residences - Sent to study - 2012 Session Adjourned3/11/2011
H03368 - (hookah bars) - An Act permitting hookah bars - Sent to study - 2012 Session Adjourned4/13/2011
H03697 - (gaming legalization) - An Act establishing expanded gaming in the commonwealth - Bill substituted by H3702 and referred to Committee on Joint Rules9/2/2011
H1106 - (multi-unit housing) - An Act to prohibit smoking in residential apartments - Carry over3/13/2015
H1561—(smokefree laws and marijuana)—An Act to regulate and tax the cannabis industry—Accompanied a Study Order to Judiciary Committee—Session Adjourned7/1/2016
H1666 - (smokefree laws and marijuana) - An Act clarifying municipal regulations regarding medical marijuana—Accompanied a Study Order to Judiciary Committee—Session Adjourned3/13/2015
H1667 - (smokefree laws and marijuana) - An Act affecting property owners and employers rights regarding medical marijuana—Accompanied a Study Order to Judiciary Committee—Session Adjourned1/22/2016
H1897 - (multi-unit housing) - An Act to limit smoking to detached single family residences - Accompanied a study order H4147 (Died)2/22/2013
H1950 - (tobacco sales preemption) - An Act relative to local Boards of Health and the sale of legal consumer products in the Commonwealth - Accompanied a study order, see H4242—Session Adjourned7/11/2015
H1951 - (tobacco sales preemption) - An Act relative to local Boards of Health and the sale of legal tobacco products in the Commonwealth - Accompanied a study order, see H4242—Session Adjourned3/27/2015
H1954 - (tobacco free pharmacies) - An Act restricting the sale of tobacco products at health care institutions - Accompanied a new draft S2152 —Session Adjourned3/27/2015
H1966 - (tobacco free pharmacies) - An Act restricting the sale of tobacco products at health care institutions - Accompanied a study order H42655/6/2014
H1976 - (vehicles with minors) - An Act to protect little lungs—Passed Health Care Financing Committee, and Read second and ordered to a third reading on 9/2—Session Adjourned3/13/2015
H1984 - (vehicles with minors) - An Act to protect little lungs - Accompanied a study order H42342/22/2013
H2050 - (e-cigarette use and sales) - An Act modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors - Accompanied a new draft S2152—Session Adjourned3/13/2015
H3639 - (e-cigarette use in smokefree spaces) - An Act modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors5/6/2014
H3639 - (e-cigarettes) - An Act modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors - Passed Committee on Public Health, combined with H372610/11/2013
H3702 - (gaming legalization) - An Act establishing expanded gaming in the commonwealth - Reported from committee on House Ways and Means, Substituted for H3697, and Passed House - Substituted by H37119/12/2011
H3711 - (gaming legalization) - An Act establishing expanded gaming in the commonwealth - Conference Committee approved bill as H.380710/13/2011
H3726 - (e-cigarettes in smokefree spaces) - An Act modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors - House Committee recommended bill ought to pass and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means11/8/2013
H3807 - (gaming legalization) - An Act establishing expanded gaming in the commonwealth - Signed by Governor11/15/2011
H4209 - (housing) - Discharged to the committee on House Rules—Session Adjourned4/15/2016
H4242 - (tobacco free pharmacies) - Discharged to the committee on House Rules—Session Adjourned5/6/2016
H4361—(broad tobacco control bill)—An Act to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction—Proposed text to amend S2269—Session Adjourned6/17/2016
HB1181 - (elderly housing) - An Act relative to non-smoking units in housing for elderly persons - Ordered to a third reading in House Committee On Steering, Policy and Scheduling - Session Adjourned3/27/2009
HB1203 - (housing) - An Act providing for nonsmoking units in elderly housing - Session Adjourned3/6/2007
HB1243 - (elderly housing) - An Act for legislation to establish a policy for smoke-free elderly housing in the Commonwealth - Ordered to a third reading in House Committee On Steering, Policy and Scheduling - Session Adjourned3/27/2009
HB1285 - (housing) - An Act Creating Smoke Free Elderly Housing Units in the Commonwealth - Session Adjourned4/20/2007
HB1875 - (workplace smoking) - An Act to Provide Occupational Safeguards For Employees Resulting From The Introduction And Utilization Of Video Display Terminals - Included in HB4746 to allow the Com. on Labor and Workforce Development - Session Adjourned3/20/2009
HB1905 - (gaming legalization) - An Act establishing expanded gaming in the Commonwealth - Accompanied a new draft, see H36975/13/2011
HB2054 - (tobacco free pharmacies) - An Act restricting the sale of tobacco products at locations where health professionals are employed - Session Adjourned3/27/2009
HB2070 - (vehicles with minors) - An Act to Reduce Children's Exposure to Second Hand Smoke - Session Adjourned4/20/2007
HB2162 - (reasonable distance) - An Act relative to smoking near public buildings and workplaces - Included in HB4755 to allow the Committee on Public Health to study this and other related bills - Session Adjourned3/20/2009
HB2176 - (preemptive exemptions) - An Act relative to smoking bars - Included in HB4755 to allow the Committee on Public Health to study this and other related bills - Session Adjourned3/20/2009
HB2250 - (reasonable distance) - An Act relative to smoking near public buildings and workplaces - Session Adjourned3/6/2007
HB2612 (bars)-An Act to permit smoking by patrons in certain bars and cocktail lounge-Died4/15/2005
HB2623 (bars)-An Act to authorize municipal boards of health to exempt certain bars from the smoking ban-Died4/15/2005
HB2628 (beano)-An Act permitting smoking at beano games-Died4/19/2005
HB2640 (health care facilities)-An Act relating to relative to prohibiting smoking in health care facilities-Died4/15/2005
HB2717 (membership association)-An Act relating to further defining establishments subject to the law prohibiting smoking in public places-Died4/15/2005
HB2718 (membership association)-An Act relating to individual membership in membership associations concerning the ban on smoking in public places-Died4/15/2005
HB3233 - (vehicles with minors) - An Act to Protect Children in Vehicles from Secondhand Smoke - Session Adjourned3/20/2009
HB3475 - (vehicles with minors) - An Act relative to reducing the exposure of children to second hand smoke - Session Adjourned3/27/2009
HB3486 - (vehicles with minors) - An Act relative to Smoking in Motor Vehicles - Session Adjourned3/6/2007
HB3954-(beano)-An Act permitting smoking at beano games-Died6/17/2005
HB4307 - (casinos) - An Act establishing and regulating resort casinos in the Commonwealth - Substitute HB4920 adopted, motion to reconsider bill failed1/7/2008
HB4800 - (preemption of bars) - An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2011 - Vetoed by Governor6/25/2010
S00168 - (gaming legalization) - An Act establishing and regulating resort-style entertainment in the Commonwealth - Accompanied a new draft, see H36975/13/2011
S00170 - (smoking areas in gaming facilities) - An Act relative to gaming - Accompanied a new draft, see H36973/3/2011
S01094 - (tobacco-free pharmacies) - An Act restricting the sale of tobacco products at locations where health professionals are employed - House: Reporting date extended to June 29; Senate Concurred - 2012 Session Adjourned3/23/2011
S01159 - (preempts regulation of cigar bars) - An Act relative to cigar bars - Sent to study - 2012 Session Adjourned3/3/2011
S1028 - (senior housing) - An Act to prohibit smoking in a multi-unit residence where an inhabitant uses oxygen - Hearing scheduled for 05/142/22/2013
S1119 - (e-cigarette use and sales) - An Act modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors - Hearing Scheduled for 7/14 in Joint Committee on Public Health - Accompanied a new draft S2152—Session Adjourned4/17/2015
S1137 - (tobacco free pharmacies) - An Act restricting the sale of tobacco products at health care institutions - Accompanied a new draft S2152—Session Adjourned4/24/2015
S2152 - (broad tobacco control bill)An Act to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction—Session Adjourned3/4/2016
S2234 - (broad tobacco control bill) - An Act to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction - Reprinted as amended, see S2269—Session Adjourned4/29/2016
S2269 - (broad tobacco control bill) - An Act to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction—Proposed to amend as H4361, passed House Health Care Financing and Rules Committees, referred to Ways and Means Committee—Session Ad5/6/2016
S662 - (public housing) - An Act relative to public housing - Session Adjourned11/19/2010
S813 - (tobacco free pharmacies) - An Act restricting the sale of tobacco products at locations where health professionals are employed - Bill reported favorably from the Joint Committee on Public Health - Session Adjourned3/27/2009
SB 521 (HB4256) RELATIVE TO A BAN ON SMOKING IN THE WORKPLACE-Bill Signed into law by Governor (he's scheduled to sign it at noon PST on 6/19/04)10/21/2003
SB 521 Relative To A Ban On Smoking In The Workplace9/11/2003
SB1214 (bars)-An Act Relative To Local Smoking Exemptions-Died3/25/2005
SB1228 (bars)-An Act Relative To Smoking In Bars And Taverns-Died3/25/2005
SB1271 (outdoors)-An Act Prohibiting The Smoking Of Tobacco Products In Certain Areas-Died3/25/2005
SB1902 - (vehicles with minors) - An Act smoking in motor vehicles - Session Adjourned3/27/2009
SB2044 - (vehicles with minors) - An Act relative to Smoking in Motor Vehicles - Reported favorably from Transportation Committee and discharged to the committee on Senate Ethics and Rules - Session Adjourned4/20/2007
SB2495 - (smokefree casinos amendment) - An Act Legalizing Gaming - Amendment upheld - Session Adjourned6/25/2010
SB778 - (housing) - An Act to Improve the Quality of Life in Public Housing - Sent to Study Committee by House Housing Committee - Session Adjourned4/20/2007
SB905 - (preempts regulation of cigar bars) - An Act relative to cigar bars - Session Adjourned11/19/2010