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Joint Committee on the Judiciary Hearing

November 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Joint Committee on the Judiciary will hold a hearing on bills relative to privacy and protected classes, including the below bills filed by Senator Comerford. You can view all bills on the hearing page.

Bill Bill Title Sponsor
S.955 An Act prohibiting the use of public funds to pay awards, fines or settlements in sexual harassment or assault cases Jo Comerford
S.956 An Act protecting LGBTQ victims Jo Comerford

We invite you to submit written testimony and/or testify in person on bills you care about. Testimony on bills in this hearing should be addressed to Committee Co-Chairs Senator James Eldridge and Representative Michael Day.

To register to testify, please complete and submit this form by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 22. Once registered, you will receive further instruction on how to participate. The Chairs will limit testimony to three minutes per individual and reserve the right to call public officials out of turn. Constituents planning to testify are encouraged to alert Sen. Comerford by emailing jo.comerford@masenate.gov.

Written testimony may be submitted to the Judiciary Committee at 24 Beacon Street, Room 136, Boston, MA 02133 or by e-mail to jacqueline.o.manning@mahouse.gov, and please copy Sen. Comerford (jo.comerford@masenate.gov).

The hearing will be livestreamed on the Legislature’s website.


November 23, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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