NEPBA Legislative Committee opens 2017 session

On January 4th the NEPBA MA Legislative Committee held its’ first monthly meeting for 2017.

With the new Legislative Session beginning, Committee members hit the ground running, working on numerous bills that benefit our members.

Once NEPBA Bills have been filed, Committee members will be working Statehouse to get additional   co-Sponsors.

BILLS INCLUDE

  1. Moving University of Massachusetts Police Officers from Group 2 to Group 4 Retirement
    1. NEPBA Sponsored Bill
    2. 2 separate bills filed for 2017-2018 Legislative Session
      1. House Bill Sponsor: Representative Jonathan Zlotnik                      TBD
      2. Senate Bill Sponsor: Senator Michael Moore                                    SD57
    3. Moving Mass Port Police Officers from Group 2 to Group 4 Retirement
      1. NEPBA Sponsored Bill
      2. 2 separate bills filed for 2017-2018 Legislative Session
        1. House Bill Sponsor: Representative Timothy Whelan                                        HD66
        2. Senate Bill Sponsor: Senator Michael Moore                                    SD59
  • Correctional Officers Injured on Duty (IOD)
    1. NEPBA Sponsored Bill
    2. Filed in House
      1. House Bill Sponsor: James Arciero                                      TBD
    3. Dispatcher Group 2 Bill
      1. NEPBA Supported Bill
      2. Filed in House
        1. House Bill Sponsor: Todd Smola                                         HD215
      3. U-MASS Police (OMNIBUS BILL)
        1. NEPBA Sponsored Bill
        2. Filed in Senate: Senator James Timilty                                                 TBD
      4. Confidentiality of Communications or Info of Labor Unions
        1. NEPBA Sponsored Bill (New Bill)
        2. Filed in House: Representative James Miceli                                       TBD

 

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