Updated: Mar 31
Representative Consalvo has received his committee assignments for 2021 and 2022. They are the Joint Committee on Housing, the Joint Committee on Revenue, the House Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets, and the new House Committee on COVID-19 and Emergency Preparedness and Management.
"Excited to be named to the House Committees on #covid19MA, #Housing, Revenue, and Bonding and Capital Expenditures today," Representative Consalvo said on Twitter. "Many thanks to @RonMariano and my colleagues for this honor. Ready to start work on these hugely important issues!!"
Below are descriptions on each committee from https://malegislature.gov.
Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets
"It shall be the duty of the committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets to consider all matters providing for the giving, loaning or pledging of the credit of the Commonwealth. Said committee shall be responsible for evaluating such legislation and determining the appropriateness of enacting legislation containing increased bond authorizations for the Commonwealth. The committee shall periodically review and hold open public hearings, accepting oral and written testimony on the status of the bonds and notes of the Commonwealth, including (1) general obligation debt; (2) dedicated income tax debt; and (3) special obligation debt. The committee shall also, in its continuing study of the state’s bonding practices, review the Commonwealth’s liabilities relative to (a) state-supported debt; (b) state-guaranteed debt; and (3) indirect obligations." https://malegislature.gov/Committees/Detail/H32/About
COVID-19 & Emergency Preparedness & Management
"The joint standing committee on Covid-19 and Emergency Preparedness and Management will serve as an oversight and advisory committee to monitor and investigate issues related to Covid-19 emergency response and recovery. This committee would have the ability to conduct oversight hearings to investigate and gather information, as well as participate in hearings with other standing committees with the agreement of the chairs. The Covid-19 Emergency Response and Recovery will also consider matters related to pandemic and disaster preparedness and emergency management and communication."
"It shall be the duty of the committee on Housing to consider all matters concerning Chapter 40B housing, housing (generally), subdivision control, condominium laws, and such other matters as may be referred." https://malegislature.gov/Committees/Detail/J28/About
"It shall be the duty of the committee on Revenue to consider all matters concerning Federal financial assistance, state fees, the raising of revenue for the Commonwealth by means of taxation, certain matters relating to the local property tax and such other matters as may be referred." https://malegislature.gov/Committees/Detail/J26/About