(BOSTON) – State Representative Joan Meschino (D-Hull) and her colleagues in the House of Representatives received official legislative committee assignments for the 193rd General Court on Thursday afternoon. Representative Meschino is assigned to three Joint Committees and one House Committee for the new session. These subject committees continue to position the Representative as an influential voice on a key set of topics that are of importance to the Third Plymouth District and to the larger South Shore region. As a member of each Committee, Representative Meschino will hear testimony on bills and weigh in on legislation relating to each of these subject areas.
Representative Meschino will serve on the following committees:
- Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy
- Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure
- Joint Committee on Advanced Information Technology, Internet and Cybersecurity
- House Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs (new appointment)
“I am looking forward to continuing to represent the interests of our communities on each of these committees while working hard to advance good policy,” said State Representative Joan Meschino (D-Hull). “These committee assignments provide me with a platform to advocate for our district’s needs, particularly on the topics of climate change and sea level rise, consumer protections, internet and data security, and the business interests of the Commonwealth.”
Legislators filed over 6,000 bills last month. Currently, each bill is being processed by the House Clerk and Senate Clerk offices to be assigned to a committee. Shortly, the committees will begin to schedule public hearings for the bills filed in each of these subject areas. Each bill has a hearing, to which the public is welcome to attend virtually and provide testimony. Laws, bills, and hearing schedules are accessible online at https://malegislature.gov.