Sunlight Act

An Act to provide sunlight to state government - - S.1963

  • Requires committee testimony to be made publicly available, with protections for sensitive information

  • Requires the committee votes of all House, Senate, and Joint committees to be made publicly available online

  • Subjects the Governor's office to Public Records Law

the decision makers

Joint Committee on Rules

Who on committee has co-sponsored:

state senators:

Joan Lovelygreen check
Joan Lovely (D)
Salem

chair

Cindy Friedmanred x
Cindy Friedman (D)
Arlington

chair

Ryan Fattmanred x
Ryan Fattman (R)
Sutton
Bruce Tarrred x
Bruce Tarr (R)
Gloucester
Joanne Comerfordred x
Joanne Comerford (D)
Northampton
Brendan Crightonred x
Brendan Crighton (D)
Lynn
Jason Lewisgreen check
Jason Lewis (D)
Winchester

state representatives:

William Galvinred x
William Galvin (D)
Canton

chair

Smitty Pignatelligreen check
Smitty Pignatelli (D)
Lee

chair

Frank Moranred x
Frank Moran (D)
Lawrence
Daniel Huntred x
Daniel Hunt (D)
Boston
Danielle Gregoirered x
Danielle Gregoire (D)
Marlborough
Daniel Cahillred x
Daniel Cahill (D)
Lynn
Paul Donatored x
Paul Donato (D)
Medford
Ruth Balserred x
Ruth Balser (D)
Newton
Michael Moranred x
Michael Moran (D)
Boston
Sarah Peakered x
Sarah Peake (D)
Provincetown
Marjorie Deckerred x
Marjorie Decker (D)
Cambridge
Donald Wongred x
Donald Wong (R)
Saugus
Paul Frostred x
Paul Frost (R)
Auburn
David Muradianred x
David Muradian (R)
Grafton

Who has co-sponsored:

History of the bill

2025

Jan 2024

Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means

2024

Feb 2023

Referred to the Joint Committee on Rules

Jan 2023

Bill filed as S.1963

2023