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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Mary S. Keefe Democrat - 15th Worcester

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  Mary.Keefe@mahouse.gov

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24 Beacon St.
Room 466
Boston, MA, 02133
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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
S.29  SD.1992 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 29) of Michael O. Moore, Harriette L. Chandler, James J. O'Day, Daniel M. Donahue and other members of the General Court (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city manager of the city of Worcester to appoint the chair of the Worcester redevelopment authority. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.37  SD.1991 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 37) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Harriette L. Chandler and Mary S. Keefe for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Christine Chrzanowski, an employee of the Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital. Public Service.
S.41  SD.2000 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 41) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael O. Moore, Barbara L'Italien, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify municipal authority regarding cash sureties. The Judiciary.
S.58  SD.1057 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 58) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to creating a progressive income tax. Revenue.
S.59  SD.486 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 59) of Michael J. Barrett, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Chris Walsh, David M. Rogers and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution providing for a graduated income tax. Revenue.
S.64  SD.1874 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 64) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Mary S. Keefe, Christine P. Barber, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity. The Judiciary.
S.71  SD.1001 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of James B. Eldridge, Jay R. Kaufman, Aaron Vega, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote restorative justice practices. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.79  HD.1343 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 79) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.80  SD.11 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 80) of Brian A. Joyce, Tom Sannicandro, Paul McMurtry, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the humane treatment of disabled persons. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.89  HD.901 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 89) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to prohibit the use of procedures which cause physical pain or deny a reasonable humane existence to persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.97  HD.3202 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 97) of Kay Khan and others relative to the protection of the mental and physical health of minors from sexual orientation and/or gender identity change efforts. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.107  SD.95 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 107) of Daniel A. Wolf, Chris Walsh, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote employment. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.110  HD.567 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 110) of James J. O’Day and others for legislation to increase the Commonwealth’s compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.112  HD.2477 By Representative O’Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 112) of James J. O’Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.116  SD.303 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 116) of Marc R. Pacheco, Mary S. Keefe and Brian A. Joyce for legislation to promote livable communities and zoning reform act. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.117  SD.304 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 117) of Marc R. Pacheco, Mary S. Keefe and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to promote livable communities. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.122  SD.317 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 122) of Daniel A. Wolf, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.124  HD.1946 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 124) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.129  HD.1027 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 129) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.135  HD.769 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to establish an office of youth development within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.141  SD.912 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 141) of James B. Eldridge, Benjamin B. Downing, Peter V. Kocot, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.146  SD.1769 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 146) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to family financial protection. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.152  HD.1600 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 152) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.152  SD.714 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 152) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, William N. Brownsberger, Russell E. Holmes and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a maximum allowable check-cashing rate. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.187  HD.2749 By Representative Ferguson of Holden and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 187) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the issuance of tenant/host brewer licenses for the purpose of producing and packaging beer. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.200  HD.429 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 200) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to increase transparency and trust in charitable solicitations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.210  SD.1727 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 210) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jose F. Tosado, Mary S. Keefe, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to create construction relevance in the economic development incentive program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.211  SD.1043 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 211) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Robert M. Koczera, Kenneth I. Gordon, Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation relative to the workforce competitiveness trust fund. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.213  HD.3022 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 213) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to limit fees charged by cashers of checks, drafts or money orders. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.213  SD.1404 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 213) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to corporations, shareholders, and political expenditures. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.214  SD.1654 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 214) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.215  SD.1658 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 215) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency of economic development spending. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.223  SD.430 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 223) of Michael O. Moore, Ryan C. Fattman, Mary S. Keefe, Jose F. Tosado and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to early education funding. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.224  SD.501 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 224) of Michael O. Moore, Mary S. Keefe, James J. Dwyer, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission on the Dover amendment. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.245  HD.1785 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 245) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.248  SD.1418 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 248) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mary S. Keefe and Danielle W. Gregoire for legislation to provide health education in schools. Education.
H.249  HD.1137 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 249) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to the occupation of advanced dental hygiene practitioner. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.249  SD.1811 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 249) of Harriette L. Chandler, Louis L. Kafka and Mary S. Keefe for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement. Education.
S.251  SD.400 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 251) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Linda Dorcena Forry, Mary S. Keefe, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to dropout prevention and recovery. Education.
S.252  SD.1072 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 252) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to accelerate student success through expanded learning time. Education.
S.253  SD.1779 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 253) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Daniel A. Wolf, Benjamin B. Downing, Kevin G. Honan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access. Education.
H.255  HD.2780 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 255) of Denise Provost and others relative to local control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.268  SD.1762 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 268) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten. Education.
S.269  SD.765 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 269) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sean Garballey, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the composition of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
S.279  SD.987 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 279) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial literacy in schools. Education.
S.294  SD.730 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 294) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Shawn Dooley, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide time to develop better measures of and assistance for student learning. Education.
S.295  SD.735 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 295) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Mary S. Keefe, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student assessment data. Education.
S.297  SD.1401 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 297) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Marjorie C. Decker, Ruth B. Balser, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to further defining the role of school resource officers. Education.
S.311  SD.1555 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 311) of Barbara L'Italien, Mary S. Keefe, Ruth B. Balser, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Massachusetts high school diplomas. Education.
H.319  HD.1129 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 319) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to turnaround plans for underperforming schools. Education.
H.320  HD.1135 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 320) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to prohibit the management of charter schools by for-profit entities. Education.
H.323  HD.2128 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 323) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the implementation of full-day kindergarten. Education.
S.326  SD.223 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 326) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Denise Provost, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a moratorium for charter schools. Education.
H.335  HD.3518 By Representative Cantwell of Marshfield and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 335) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to school safety and student success through school-based law enforcement. Education.
H.338  HD.2319 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 338) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas P. Kennedy and others relative to student safety. Education.
H.339  HD.289 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 339) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the teaching of health education in schools. Education.
H.340  HD.1471 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 340) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing a public education system of sufficient quality. Education.
H.341  HD.2917 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 341) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to establish pilot programs for universal pre-kindergarten in gateway municipalities and other low-income neighborhoods and communities. Education.
H.344  HD.3069 By Representative DiZoglio of Methuen and Senator O'Connor Ives, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 344) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to substance abuse education in public schools. Education.
H.346  HD.3549 By Representatives DiZoglio of Methuen and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 346) of Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop a civic education curriculum to be included within the history and/or social science curriculum. Education.
S.350  SD.128 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 350) of Daniel A. Wolf, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to just cause terminations. Education.
S.361  SD.1499 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 361) of Barbara L'Italien, Colleen M. Garry, Dennis A. Rosa, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home care services. Elder Affairs.
S.370  SD.831 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 370) of James T. Welch, Mary S. Keefe, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the Massachusetts home care program. Elder Affairs.
S.371  SD.41 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 371) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicaid eligibility for seniors. Elder Affairs.
S.372  SD.47 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 372) of Daniel A. Wolf, Sarah K. Peake, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to spouses as caregivers. Elder Affairs.
H.373  HD.230 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 373) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to include the history of working people and the labor movement in the United States in the public school curriculum. Education.
S.373  SD.391 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 373) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize voter registration and jury pool lists. Election Laws.
S.374  SD.1027 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 374) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
S.375  SD.1036 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 375) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Mary S. Keefe and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to the central registry of voters. Election Laws.
H.375  HD.1152 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 375) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to allow teachers currently employed and receiving compensation to serve on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
H.376  HD.2208 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 376) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to impose a moratorium on all new mandated education programs. Education.
H.377  HD.3424 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 377) of Sean Garballey and others relative to national fingerprint-based criminal background checks for certifying and recertifying certain school employees. Education.
S.377  SD.1813 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 377) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish election day registration. Election Laws.
H.379  HD.3554 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 379) of Sean Garballey and others relative to child sexual abuse prevention education in elementary and secondary schools. Education.
H.386  HD.2207 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Kenneth I. Gordon, James M. Cantwell and others relative to social media password privacy for school students. Education.
S.397  SD.770 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman, Timothy R. Madden, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to healthy families and businesses. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.402  SD.889 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 402) of James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Stephen Kulik, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.406  SD.1738 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 406) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.422  HD.1698 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 422) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a foreign language education seal of biliteracy for students. Education.
H.423  HD.2704 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 423) of Kay Khan and others relative to enhancing the educational opportunities for expectant and parenting students. Education.
S.433  SD.1783 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 433) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James M. Cantwell, Mary S. Keefe, Kathleen O'Connor Ives and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote awareness of safe recreation in public waterways. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.433  HD.3210 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 433) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to require the disclosure to parents of standardized student assessments from kindergarten through twelfth grade. Education.
S.438  SD.374 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 438) of Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker, James B. Eldridge, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce solid waste, increase recycling and generate municipal cost savings. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.447  SD.449 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 447) of Michael O. Moore, Mary S. Keefe, Chris Walsh, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to hunting with Unmanned Aerial Systems. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.448  HD.2436 By Messrs. O’Day of West Boylston and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 448) of James J. O’Day, Paul Brodeur and others relative to sexual health education. Education.
S.449  SD.549 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 449) of Michael O. Moore and Mary S. Keefe for legislation realtive to out of state mooring. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.457  SD.514 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 457) of Marc R. Pacheco, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and Mary S. Keefe for legislation relative to a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.462  HD.3114 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 462) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to develop a high quality pre-kindergarten education grant program. Education.
H.467  HD.196 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 467) of Denise Provost and others relative to the enrollment of students in charter schools. Education.
H.468  HD.941 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 468) of Denise Provost and others relative to homeless and unaccompanied students. Education.
H.471  HD.1142 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 471) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to encourage media literacy education. Education.
H.474  HD.3473 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 474) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to the collection and dissemination of student data. Education.
S.482  SD.1146 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 482) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mary S. Keefe, Timothy R. Madden, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to alternatives to foreclosure. Financial Services.
S.483  SD.1189 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 483) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sal N. DiDomenico, John W. Scibak, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity. Financial Services.
H.489  HD.3162 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 489) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to establish universal early education and full-day kindergarten in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.490  HD.3296 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 490) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to ensure charter school transparency and public accountability. Education.
H.494  HD.1322 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 494) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to exempt employees of public school districts from fees associated with background checks. Education.
H.497  HD.416 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 497) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to repealing the testing requirements for graduation under the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System. Education.
H.498  HD.2211 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 498) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to provide the highest quality education through access of innovative and research-based language education instructional programs. Education.
S.500  SD.706 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 500) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Ruth B. Balser, Mary S. Keefe, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to include childbirth under insurance policies providing for diability income. Financial Services.
S.502  SD.985 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Anne M. Gobi, Harriette L. Chandler, Marc R. Pacheco, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage. Financial Services.
H.520  HD.2456 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.521  HD.664 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 521) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to institutional long term care. Elder Affairs.
H.526  HD.1412 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 526) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs. Elder Affairs.
H.529  HD.2741 By Representative O’Day of West Boylston and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 529) of James J. O’Day, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents. Elder Affairs.
H.537  HD.2086 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 537) of Cory Atkins and others relative to accountability for certain corporate political activities. Election Laws.
H.549  HD.2646 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 549) of Diana DiZoglio and others that public school students of voting age be instructed on the voter registration process and provided access to voter registration forms. Election Laws.
H.553  HD.3137 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 553) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.561  HD.665 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 561) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to establish a citizens’ initiative review commission to review initiative or referendum petitions to be voted on at general elections. Election Laws.
S.563  SD.49 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 563) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Mary S. Keefe, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase health insurer reporting transparency. Financial Services.
S.564  SD.1314 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 564) of Michael J. Barrett, Mary S. Keefe, Jason M. Lewis, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission relative to group purchasing of health insurance for private sector human service workers. Health Care Financing.
H.574  HD.697 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 574) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to ensuring secure voting equipment. Election Laws.
H.575  HD.698 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 575) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method. Election Laws.
H.576  HD.700 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 576) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method in primaries. Election Laws.
S.578  SD.963 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 578) of James B. Eldridge, Paul R. Heroux, Marjorie C. Decker, Barbara L'Italien and others for legislation to require MassHealth to cover certified peer specialist services. Health Care Financing.
S.579  SD.996 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 579) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Timothy R. Madden, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
S.604  SD.473 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 604) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Mary S. Keefe, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a public health option. Health Care Financing.
H.623  HD.1080 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 623) of Ruth B. Balser, James B. Eldridge and others relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.646  SD.42 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 646) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
S.647  SD.44 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 647) of Daniel A. Wolf, Timothy R. Madden, Jose F. Tosado, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure effective health care cost control. Health Care Financing.
S.654  SD.599 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 654) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
S.655  SD.1313 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 655) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Daniel J. Ryan, Byron Rushing, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission to study the feasibility of creating and funding a universal children's savings account. Higher Education.
H.655  HD.2336 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 655) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the use and protection of pollinators. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.663  HD.3397 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 663) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.665  SD.1280 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, David M. Rogers, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a education loan repayment program for social workers in areas of need. Higher Education.
S.666  SD.690 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 666) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions. Higher Education.
S.670  SD.1479 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 670) of Barbara L'Italien, Mary S. Keefe, Brian R. Mannal and Kay Khan for legislation to create a right to representation for college students in some school disciplinary matters. Higher Education.
S.673  SD.1554 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 673) of Barbara L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, Tom Sannicandro, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to improving graduation rates at public colleges and universities. Higher Education.
S.676  SD.435 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 676) of Michael O. Moore, Jose F. Tosado, Chris Walsh, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a transitional aid to families with dependent children career pathways trust fund. Higher Education.
H.677  HD.632 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 677) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to further regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing to stimulate the extraction of natural gas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.679  SD.1641 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 679) of Michael O. Moore, Linda Dorcena Forry, Tom Sannicandro, Daniel M. Donahue and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
H.687  HD.857 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 687) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.687  SD.796 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 687) of Daniel A. Wolf, Mary S. Keefe, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to community college tuition. Higher Education.
S.690  SD.1215 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 690) of Harriette L. Chandler, Frank I. Smizik, Benjamin Swan, Cynthia S. Creem and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
H.696  HD.1571 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Jay R. Kaufman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.707  HD.1407 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.711  HD.2034 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 711) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a state meat inspection program and enhance the meat and poultry slaughter and processing infrastructure in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.712  SD.472 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 712) of Michael O. Moore, Paul K. Frost, Jose F. Tosado, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to housing and redevelopment authority vacancies. Housing.
H.721  HD.2544 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 721) of Paul W. Mark and Mary S. Keefe relative to industrial hemp. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.731  HD.2007 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 731) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to establish an advisory committee on the protection of honeybees in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.735  SD.398 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 735) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin B. Downing, Michelle M. DuBois, Byron Rushing and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity. The Judiciary.
S.736  SD.1885 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 736) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh, Jay R. Kaufman, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data. The Judiciary.
H.739  HD.203 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 739) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag use through regulations and incentives. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.740  HD.218 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 740) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to protect drinking water from hydraulic fracturing. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.742  HD.3254 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 742) of Denise Provost and others relative to discharges of certain waste into public waterways. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.754  HD.1325 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 754) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to compute and track the individual and collective lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of all fuels. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.756  HD.2752 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for the collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.761  HD.794 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 761) of Ellen Story and others relative to the labeling of plant seeds. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.773  HD.1184 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 773) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to regulate the cultivation of industrial hemp. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.784  HD.764 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 784) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.786  SD.1770 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 786) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.786  HD.789 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 786) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit benefit limits and exclusions for behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.790  HD.1841 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 790) of Christine P. Barber and others for legislation to establish a division of health insurance to improve the efficiency and coordination of health insurance. Financial Services.
S.802  SD.1491 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 802) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Tom Sannicandro, Sean Garballey, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform pretrial process. The Judiciary.
H.804  HD.3433 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 804) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to protect families from adverse financial conditions caused by unreasonable debt. Financial Services.
S.807  SD.920 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 807) of James B. Eldridge, Timothy R. Madden, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
H.809  HD.3282 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 809) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to provide for paid family leave within a new temporary disability insurance program. Financial Services.
S.829  SD.736 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 829) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Byron Rushing, Jason M. Lewis, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the collection and analsis of data realitve to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
S.834  SD.1061 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 834) of Anne M. Gobi, Sal N. DiDomenico, James E. Timilty, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Child-Centered Family Law. The Judiciary.
S.842  SD.1387 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 842) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Marjorie C. Decker, Jose F. Tosado, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to decriminalize non-violent and verbal student misconduct. The Judiciary.
S.843  SD.1417 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 843) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates. The Judiciary.
H.843  HD.3343 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 843) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to mandate health insurance coverage for certain brain injury rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.858  HD.2368 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 858) of Sean Garballey and others relative to access to child and adolescent mental health services. Financial Services.
S.860  SD.1575 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 860) of Barbara L'Italien, Kay Khan, Jason M. Lewis, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to youth emancipation. The Judiciary.
H.871  HD.595 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 871) of Kate Hogan, Karen E. Spilka and others relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services. Financial Services.
H.891  HD.1041 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 891) of Kay Khan and others relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
H.892  HD.3036 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 892) of Kay Khan and others relative to anesthesia insurance coverage for children hospitalized for dental treatment. Financial Services.
S.900  SD.968 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Karen E. Spilka, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to expungement of criminal or juvenile records for individuals who committed offenses as children or young adults. The Judiciary.
H.901  HD.469 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage. Financial Services.
S.903  SD.1026 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 903) of Karen E. Spilka, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
S.905  SD.1620 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 905) of Karen E. Spilka, Ruth B. Balser, Michael J. Barrett, Cynthia S. Creem and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote transparency, best practices, and better outcomes for children and communities. The Judiciary.
H.927  HD.1769 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Montigny, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 927) of Sarah K. Peake, Mark C. Montigny and others relative to HIV-associated lipodystrophy treatment. Financial Services.
H.930  HD.501 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 930) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to expanding health insurance coverage for certain acupuncture services, diagnosis and treatment and establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to investigate the potential for better integrated use of acupuncture services. Financial Services.
H.933  HD.2599 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 933) of David M. Rogers, Paul W. Mark and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to declare rights afforded to the human inhabitants of the Commonwealth are not applicable to corporations, limited liability companies or any other corporate entities. Financial Services.
H.948  HD.1046 By Messrs. Scibak of South Hadley and Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 948) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to update the contraceptive coverage equity law to require insurance carriers to provide all contraceptive methods without a co-pay. Financial Services.
S.954  SD.508 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 954) of Michael J. Barrett, Mary S. Keefe, Jose F. Tosado, David M. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair chances for employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.958  SD.1250 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 958) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, Ruth B. Balser, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an employee protection act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.959  SD.156 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 959) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, David M. Rogers, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to econmically stabilize displaced service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.964  HD.1023 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 964) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to preserve affordable health coverage for residents of the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
H.965  HD.1107 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 965) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending. Health Care Financing.
S.966  SD.673 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 966) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Chris Walsh, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.968  HD.1876 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 968) of Jennifer E. Benson and others that the Office of Medicaid be directed to establish a bundled payment pilot program. Health Care Financing.
S.971  SD.1045 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 971) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Kenneth I. Gordon, Mary S. Keefe and Daniel A. Wolf for legislation relative to the workforce competitiveness trust fund. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.973  SD.1829 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 973) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sean Garballey, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish fair scheduling for employees in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.979  HD.1730 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 979) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to hospital profit transparency and fairness and the establishment of a Medicaid reimbursement enhancement fund. Health Care Financing.
S.981  SD.1273 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 981) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael O. Moore, Jose F. Tosado, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect temporary workers’ unemployment benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.982  SD.1369 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 982) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Provost, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the tipped minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.983  SD.1423 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 983) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Karen E. Spilka, Harriette L. Chandler, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.987  SD.1129 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 987) of Brian A. Joyce, Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure an adequate living wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.988  HD.667 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 988) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
H.989  HD.670 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 989) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to Medicaid expansion. Health Care Financing.
S.989  SD.1557 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 989) of Barbara L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, Tom Sannicandro, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to nondiscrimination regional advisory boards. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.990  SD.343 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 990) of Thomas M. McGee, Carolyn C. Dykema, Jose F. Tosado, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the penalty for failure to provide workers' compensation insurance. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.991  HD.2452 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 991) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others for legislation to provide insurance coverage for chemical dependency, including alcoholism, within the Division of Medical Assistance. Health Care Financing.
S.993  SD.496 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 993) of Michael O. Moore, Barbara L'Italien, Mary S. Keefe, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employee benefits reporting. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.996  HD.286 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 996) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits. Health Care Financing.
S.996  SD.306 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 996) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jennifer E. Benson, Marjorie C. Decker, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the Commonwealth's economy with a strong minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.999  SD.310 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Marc R. Pacheco, Theodore C. Speliotis, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1007  SD.1048 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1007) of Karen E. Spilka, Patricia A. Haddad, Jason M. Lewis, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage equitable and diverse gender representation on the boards of companies in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1008  SD.1853 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1008) of Karen E. Spilka, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1023  SD.604 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1023) of Daniel A. Wolf, Claire D. Cronin, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote job training in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1024  SD.852 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1024) of Daniel A. Wolf, Denise Provost, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a living wage for employees of big box retail stores and fast food chains. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1026  HD.1151 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1026) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
S.1027  SD.894 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1027) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Paul R. Heroux, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to require health care coverage for the emergency psychiatric services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1028  SD.908 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1028) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jose F. Tosado, Mary S. Keefe, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide more timely treatment of inpatient mental health care. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1033  HD.1746 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1033) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to create a public health insurance agency to compete with private insurers. Health Care Financing.
H.1039  HD.1067 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1039) of Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to create a fiscal incentive program for veterans to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. Higher Education.
H.1041  HD.3220 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1041) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
S.1051  SD.520 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1051) of Marc R. Pacheco, James J. O'Day, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1055  HD.2540 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1055) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to increase the share of courses taught by full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty. Higher Education.
S.1056  SD.553 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1056) of Michael J. Barrett, Mary S. Keefe, Ellen Story, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar drying of laundry. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1056  HD.3230 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1056) of Paul W. Mark and others relative to providing loan forgiveness for health care professionals serving under-served rural communities. Higher Education.
H.1058  HD.3025 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1058) of James J. O’Day and others relative to in-state tuition and fee retention for University of Massachusetts Medical School students. Higher Education.
H.1059  HD.3033 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1059) of James J. O’Day and others for legislation to expand class size for non-residents at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Higher Education.
H.1060  HD.1119 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1060) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers. Higher Education.
H.1061  HD.1035 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1061) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to provide high school graduates equal access to in-state tuition rates and financial aid in the higher education system. Higher Education.
H.1062  HD.3393 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1062) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the “Pay it Forward” model of higher education financing. Higher Education.
H.1064  HD.840 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator L’Italien, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1064) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.1065  HD.1053 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1065) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to create a scholarship fund to further the study of developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.1066  HD.1153 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1066) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to create a transitional aid to families with dependent children career pathways trust fund. Higher Education.
H.1067  HD.2198 By Messrs. Sannicandro of Ashland and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1067) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to create a college savings program for every child born in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.1068  HD.3165 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1068) of Tom Sannicandro, Michael Moore and others relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.1069  HD.3167 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1069) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to authorize public institutions of higher education to retain funds received as in-state tuition. Higher Education.
H.1070  HD.3169 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1070) of Tom Sannicandro, Michael Moore and others for legislation to exempt residents of the Commonwealth from payment of tuition or mandatory curriculum fees at community colleges. Higher Education.
S.1077  SD.1101 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1077) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1080  SD.906 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1080) of Anne M. Gobi, Brian M. Ashe, Todd M. Smola, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the Hampden County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1090  SD.1572 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1090) of Barbara L'Italien, Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to vacant, foreclosing and foreclosed property in the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1114  SD.565 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1114) of Michael J. Barrett, Mary S. Keefe, James B. Eldridge, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate health disparities in the commonwealth. Public Health.
S.1116  SD.307 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1116) of William N. Brownsberger, Sarah K. Peake, Chris Walsh, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish civil and criminal penalties for the female genital mutilation of minors. Public Health.
S.1124  SD.1522 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1124) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara L'Italien, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for safe patient handling. Public Health.
S.1125  SD.1530 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1125) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Sal N. DiDomenico, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the enhanced management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients. Public Health.
H.1138  HD.831 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1138) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally-involved housing. Housing.
H.1141  HD.456 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1141) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to foreclosures in the historic districts of the Commonwealth. Housing.
S.1149  SD.680 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1149) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Claire D. Cronin, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services. Public Health.
S.1156  SD.1825 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1156) of Anne M. Gobi, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.1167  HD.792 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1167) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1171  HD.1679 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1171) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to establish the Department of Mental Health as the oversight agency for the mental health system within the state prison system. The Judiciary.
S.1204  SD.165 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1204) of Marc R. Pacheco, Mary S. Keefe, Sean Garballey and Dennis A. Rosa for legislation to ensure safe medication administration. Public Health.
S.1206  SD.235 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Marc R. Pacheco, James J. O'Day, Chris Walsh, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Public Health.
S.1207  SD.311 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1207) of Marc R. Pacheco, William M. Straus, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove the restrictions on the licenses of nurse practitioners and certified registered nurse anesthetists as recommended by the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Trade Commission. Public Health.
H.1227  HD.3015 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1227) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths. The Judiciary.
H.1228  HD.3204 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1228) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others for legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration law. The Judiciary.
S.1231  SD.37 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1231) of Daniel A. Wolf, Timothy R. Madden, Mary S. Keefe, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the practice of acupuncture. Public Health.
S.1232  SD.329 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1232) of Daniel A. Wolf, David Paul Linsky, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote access to accurate medical information. Public Health.
S.1233  SD.733 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1233) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Louis L. Kafka, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish and financing a drug collection and disposal program. Public Health.
S.1234  SD.1409 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1234) of Michael J. Barrett, Mary S. Keefe, James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to military grade controlled property. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1246  HD.1995 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1246) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to rates of compensation payable to counsel. The Judiciary.
H.1248  HD.2676 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1248) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1249  HD.2401 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1249) of Daniel Cullinane and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1256  HD.357 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1256) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to data derived from technology used for toll collections. The Judiciary.
S.1257  SD.1546 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1257) of James B. Eldridge, Mary S. Keefe, William N. Brownsberger, Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to promote use of body-worn cameras by law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1258  SD.1698 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1258) of James B. Eldridge, Byron Rushing, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1270  HD.2308 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1270) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1278  HD.1893 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1278) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to rendering the criminal and civil justice systems accessible to victims of sexual violence. The Judiciary.
S.1282  SD.347 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1282) of Thomas M. McGee, Brian M. Ashe, Steven S. Howitt, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote safety in the transportation of students. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1289  HD.1663 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1289) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to certain civil infractions. The Judiciary.
H.1311  HD.763 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1311) of Sean Garballey and others relative to health clubs and the use and deployment of defibrillators. The Judiciary.
S.1313  SD.738 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1313) of James E. Timilty, Chris Walsh, Barbara L'Italien, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to require health care employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1313  HD.2089 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1313) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices. The Judiciary.
H.1364  HD.151 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1364) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the reporting of sex offender treatment program outcomes by the Commissioners of the Department of Correction and the Department of Youth Services. The Judiciary.
H.1369  HD.238 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1369) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the reporting of recidivism reducing program outcomes by the Department of Correction. The Judiciary.
H.1370  HD.241 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1370) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to prohibiting discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings. The Judiciary.
S.1402  SD.489 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1402) of Michael O. Moore, Brian M. Ashe, Bruce E. Tarr, Paul K. Frost and others for legislation to provide for an early retirement incentive for state employees. Public Service.
H.1418  HD.517 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1418) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles. The Judiciary.
S.1422  SD.1854 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1422) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pension fund performance and accountability. Public Service.
H.1430  HD.227 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1430) of Kay Khan and others relative to the protection of children in foster care. The Judiciary.
H.1431  HD.1838 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1431) of Kay Khan and others relative to the rights of foster parents to receive notice and an opportunity to be heard in legal proceedings involving foster children. The Judiciary.
H.1432  HD.1840 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1432) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish an interagency child abuse and neglect prevention task force. The Judiciary.
H.1433  HD.2809 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others relative to the expungement of criminal records of juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1436  HD.3268 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1436) of Kay Khan and others relative to the evaluation of the frequency and outcome of contacts between juveniles of various racial and ethnic categories and law enforcement personnel, court personnel and other Commonwealth officials. The Judiciary.
S.1442  SD.1826 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1442) of James E. Timilty, Mary S. Keefe, Sal N. DiDomenico and Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. for legislation relative to the retirement benefits of state police dispatchers. Public Service.
S.1449  SD.1249 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1449) of Michael J. Barrett, Mary S. Keefe, Ruth B. Balser, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation to repeal the sales tax exemption for jet fuel. Revenue.
S.1452  SD.396 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1452) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Daniel A. Wolf, Benjamin Swan, David M. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation to invest in our communities and tax exemptions. Revenue.
S.1459  SD.670 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1459) of Cynthia S. Creem, Stephen Kulik, Cory Atkins, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
H.1461  HD.890 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1461) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to allow individuals to institute and prosecute a civil action for injunctive relief for violation of laws relative to meal breaks for employees. The Judiciary.
H.1463  HD.1477 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1463) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to expanding eligibility for diversion to treatment for criminal offenders. The Judiciary.
S.1464  SD.1424 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1464) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Benjamin Swan, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the relief of mortgage debt. Revenue.
H.1465  HD.3303 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1465) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to prohibit government video surveillance of public or private property without first providing sufficient public notice. The Judiciary.
S.1465  SD.964 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1465) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Louis L. Kafka, Jason M. Lewis, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation to support educational opportunity for all. Revenue.
S.1477  SD.1110 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1477) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income credit for working families. Revenue.
H.1498  HD.2826 By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1498) of Frank A. Moran and others relative to vacant property, foreclosed property and property in the process of foreclosure. The Judiciary.
H.1515  HD.124 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1515) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
S.1516  SD.1503 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1516) of Barbara L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to essential health benefits. Revenue.
H.1530  HD.1765 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Sarah K. Peake, William N. Brownsberger and others relative to the penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation. The Judiciary.
H.1531  HD.1776 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
H.1552  HD.3402 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1552) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce the time within which actions may be taken to recover certain amounts due after a foreclosure. The Judiciary.
H.1556  HD.2082 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1556) of David M. Rogers, Mary S. Keefe and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to provide further protection for grand jurors. The Judiciary.
H.1559  HD.3227 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1559) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the parole process. The Judiciary.
H.1560  HD.3298 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1560) of David M. Rogers and others relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases. The Judiciary.
H.1561  HD.3436 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1561) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to legalize marijuana and establish a tax on the cannabis industry. The Judiciary.
H.1575  HD.1969 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1575) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
H.1577  HD.3072 By Representatives Rushing of Boston and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1577) of Byron Rushing and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.1579  HD.3200 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1579) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to protect tenants and prevent vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
H.1584  HD.3156 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1584) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to reform pretrial processes. The Judiciary.
H.1599  HD.486 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1599) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary.
H.1608  HD.414 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1608) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protect women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
H.1614  HD.406 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1614) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to telephone service for inmates in correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
S.1616  SD.1382 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1616) of Harriette L. Chandler for legislation to authorize the Department of Conservation and Recreation and the city of Worcester to create and operate a multi purpose rectangular field at the Lake Avenue Park in Worcester. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1617  SD.1014 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1617) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, Linda Dorcena Forry, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equity in public contracting in honor of Bruce C. Bolling. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1620  HD.1921 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1620) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.1621  HD.1979 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1621) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to establish the prisoner bone marrow donation program in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.1622  HD.2019 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1622) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to establish guidelines for the releasing of prisoners for medical reasons. The Judiciary.
H.1623  HD.2042 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1623) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to decriminalize certain non-violent demonstrations by students. The Judiciary.
S.1625  SD.1040 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1625) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Paul McMurtry, Jose F. Tosado, David M. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to debarment in public contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1627  HD.476 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1627) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., and Mary S. Keefe for legislation to permit sheriffs to grant work release to inmates without direct supervision by corrections officers in the inmate’s place of employment. The Judiciary.
S.1628  SD.1392 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1628) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara L'Italien, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to state contracting. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1628  HD.2997 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1628) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., and others relative to the criteria for the release of terminally ill inmates to alternative locations of confinement. The Judiciary.
S.1633  SD.1088 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1633) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Mary S. Keefe, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access to public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1638  SD.1842 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1638) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Mary S. Keefe, Benjamin B. Downing and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance access to electronic public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1640  HD.3525 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1640) of Aaron Vega and others relative to Superior Court foreclosure procedures. The Judiciary.
S.1650  SD.1733 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1650) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Russell E. Holmes, Byron Rushing, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the fair participation of minority and women-owned businesses on public construction projects. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1654  SD.1094 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1654) of Anne M. Gobi, James M. Cantwell, Karen E. Spilka, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Huntington's Disease. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1656  HD.1450 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1656) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the jurisdiction of the courts within the Housing Court Department. The Judiciary.
S.1682  SD.367 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1682) of Thomas M. McGee, Ruth B. Balser, Jay D. Livingstone, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1687  HD.1208 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1687) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to health care worker safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1694  SD.490 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1694) of Michael O. Moore, Leonard Mirra, Mary S. Keefe, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to define fraud in the public bidding process. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1697  HD.3469 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1697) of Mark J. Cusack and Mary S. Keefe for an investigation by a special commission relative to accountability in labor and services provided by contractors and subcontractors in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1698  HD.1301 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to employment and job training. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1699  HD.750 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1699) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to workers’ compensation for persons with permanent and total injuries. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1702  HD.2648 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to the minimum wage employers are required to pay tipped employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1703  SD.170 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1703) of Marc R. Pacheco, Mary S. Keefe and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to debar employers who violate federal immigration laws from contracting with the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1708  HD.2248 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1708) of Sean Garballey and others relative to establishing schedules for employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1714  HD.2342 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1714) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to vocational training for the unemployed. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1715  HD.2345 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1715) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to temporary workers’ unemployment benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1716  HD.2348 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1716) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to prevent contracts of waivers in employment cases of claims concerning discrimination, non-payment of wages or benefits, retaliation, harassment or violation of public policy. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1717  HD.2364 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1717) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to promoting job training in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1718  HD.3411 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1718) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1719  SD.899 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1719) of Karen E. Spilka, Carolyn C. Dykema, Jason M. Lewis, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to providing for disposition of surplus state real property based on smart growth land use policies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1728  HD.1230 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1728) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to abusive or hostile work environments. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1733  HD.2802 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1733) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1735  HD.2596 By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1735) of John J. Mahoney and others relative to increasing the minimum wage for private sector human service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1736  HD.2586 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1736) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers and prospective employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1737  HD.3305 By Representatives Malia of Boston and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1737) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Sean Garballey and others for legislation to ensure the payment of at least a living wage to all employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1740  HD.2522 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1740) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to require business owners to notify employees of their eligibility to purchase or bid on said business prior to transfers of the business. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1747  SD.285 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1747) of Michael J. Barrett, Chris Walsh, Kay Khan, Frank I. Smizik and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1748  HD.1833 By Representatives Michlewitz of Boston and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1748) of Aaron Michlewitz, Kate Hogan and others for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1756  HD.2433 By Representative O’Day of West Boylston and Senator Pacheco, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1756) of James J. O’Day, Marc R. Pacheco and others for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1760  HD.432 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1760) of Denise Provost and others relative to further regulating certain individuals applying for or receiving unemployment benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1762  HD.2165 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1762) of David M. Rogers and others for the establishment of a living minimum wage for employees and contracted employees of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1765  HD.65 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1765) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to strengthening the civil penalties of stop work orders under the workers’ compensation statute. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1766  SD.1092 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1766) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote energy efficiency and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1766  HD.66 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1766) of Tom Sannicandro and others to further regulate workers’ compensation. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1767  SD.1165 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1767) of James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich, Barbara L'Italien, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to require gas leak repairs during certain road projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1768  SD.1378 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1768) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1769  HD.736 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1769) of Ellen Story, Joan B. Lovely and others for legislation to require employers to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnancy, childbirth or related conditions for employees or prospective employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1770  SD.1616 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1770) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1771  HD.2072 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1771) of Ellen Story, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing and harrassment without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1773  HD.2835 By Mr. Ultrino of Malden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1773) of Steven Ultrino and others for legislation to establish a living wage for employees of certain retail stores and fast food restaurants. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1779  SD.494 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1779) of Michael O. Moore, Barbara L'Italien, Mary S. Keefe, Timothy R. Whelan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1792  HD.48 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1792) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to creating a difficult-to-manage unit within the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1793  HD.1318 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1793) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1795  HD.1060 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1795) of Kay Khan and others relative to the determination of medically necessary services for mental health treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1797  HD.1972 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1797) of Kay Khan and others relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1798  HD.2108 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1798) of Kay Khan and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1799  HD.2597 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1799) of Kay Khan and others relative to inpatient mental health care treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1801  HD.3158 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1801) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1806  HD.1419 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1806) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to expand substance abuse treatment options for non-violent drug offenders. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1812  SD.1665 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1812) of Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, James B. Eldridge, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension. Transportation.
H.1814  HD.2980 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1814) of Denise Provost and others relative to the rights of persons receiving services through the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1839  HD.385 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1839) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to handicapped parking spaces regulated by cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1849  HD.868 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1849) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1867  HD.3556 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1867) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to establish a Hampshire-Franklin commission on the status of women. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1914  HD.1112 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1914) of Claire D. Cronin and others that certain health facilities be directed to establish a “safe patient handling policy”, so-called. Public Health.
H.1928  HD.1095 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1928) of Daniel M. Donahue and others relative to the administration of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.1934  HD.2375 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1934) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to ban plastic beads used in facial scrubs, shampoos and toothpastes. Public Health.
H.1935  HD.3241 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1935) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the electronic prescribing of opiates and other controlled substances. Public Health.
H.1955  HD.1207 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1955) of Sean Garballey and others relative to oral health examinations for public school students. Public Health.
H.1958  HD.678 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1958) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to registered nurses or hospital care attendants. Public Health.
H.1961  HD.687 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1961) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to increase funding for the Health Safety Net Trust Fund. Public Health.
H.1973  HD.45 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1973) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.1976  HD.161 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1976) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to prohibit smoking in motor vehicles in which young children are passengers. Public Health.
H.1986  HD.508 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1986) of Louis L. Kafka and others that the Commissioner of the Department of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities. Public Health.
H.1996  HD.2782 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1996) of Kay Khan and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.1998  HD.2941 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1998) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.2000  HD.3147 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2000) of Kay Khan and others relative to the services provided by dental hygenists. Public Health.
H.2001  HD.3151 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2001) of Kay Khan and others relative to home health and hospice aides. Public Health.
H.2010  HD.1416 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2010) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the health care of minors. Public Health.
S.2012  SD.2226 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2012) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mary S. Keefe, Daniel M. Donahue, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation relative to the off-street parking board in the city of Worcester. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2029  HD.2483 By Representative O’Day of West Boylston and Senator Joyce, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of James J. O’Day, Brian A. Joyce and others that hospitals be required to provide certain patients in inpatient or observation status oral and written notice of such placement. Public Health.
H.2064  HD.459 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2064) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require health care coverage for the medically necessary treatment for disease, illness, injury or bodily dysfunction required by a student’s individual educational program. Public Health.
H.2065  HD.1502 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2065) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to protect caregivers and patients approved by physicians and certified by the Department of Public Health to access medical marijuana. Public Health.
H.2070  HD.460 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2070) of Ellen Story, David Paul Linsky and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2082  HD.2824 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2082) of Chris Walsh and others relative to promoting access to accurate medical information. Public Health.
H.2101  HD.2617 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2101) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to require seatbelts in school buses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2102  HD.360 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2102) of Linda Dean Campbell and others for legislation to establish a firearms and mental health fitness information registry within the Department of Criminal Justice Information Services. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2123  HD.2638 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2123) of Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation to require the use of seat belts on certain school buses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2135  HD.391 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2135) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the investment of funds in certain institutions engaged in the manufacture, distribution or sale of firearms and weapons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2136  HD.157 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2136) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to establish and award grants for the reduction of violence in municipalities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2169  HD.430 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2169) of Denise Provost and others relative to military equipment procurement by local law enforcement departments. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2170  HD.2804 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2170) of Denise Provost and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to body-worn cameras by law enforcement officers and providing guidelines for implementing the use of said cameras. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2181  HD.398 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2181) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to prohibit tethering, leashing and certain other methods for the restraining of prisoners participating in work release programs. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2189  HD.129 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2189) of Aaron Vega and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the application of building codes when existing structures in gateway municipalities are converted to a mixed-use development. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2196  HD.1460 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2196) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish the building code coordinating council. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2253  HD.1335 By Mr. Crighton of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2253) of Brendan P. Crighton and others relative to line-of-duty death benefits for certain public employees. Public Service.
H.2258  HD.1049 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2258) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to credible service for school nurses. Public Service.
H.2263  HD.3466 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2263) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to mandate restroom breaks for public transit employees. Public Service.
H.2266  HD.556 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2266) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to joint and last survivor allowances paid under the contributory retirement system. Public Service.
H.2267  HD.558 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2267) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the restoration to service of certain public employees retired for disability. Public Service.
H.2269  HD.1530 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2269) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies. Public Service.
H.2280  HD.1124 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2280) of Daniel M. Donahue, Mary S. Keefe and James J. O’Day for legislation to include licensed electricians employed at the Massachusetts housing authorities in Group 4 of the contributory retirement system for public employees. Public Service.
H.2302  HD.1967 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2302) of Sean Garballey and others relative to increasing the base for the calculation of cost-of-living increases for retired public employees. Public Service.
H.2348  HD.722 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2348) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to cost-of-living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
H.2353  HD.1345 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2353) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the retirement benefits of state police dispatchers. Public Service.
H.2362  HD.884 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2362) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to the indemnification of fire alarm division personnel. Public Service.
H.2363  HD.885 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2363) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to include fire alarm division employees in Group 4 of the contributory retirement system. Public Service.
H.2364  HD.1415 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2364) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to extend line-of-duty public safety death benefits to all public employees. Public Service.
H.2374  HD.3439 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2374) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
H.2383  HD.2472 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2383) of James J. O’Day and others relative to pension benefits for surviving spouses of Department of Children and Families social workers killed in the line of duty. Public Service.
H.2385  HD.2474 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2385) of James J. O’Day and others relative to workers’ compensation benefits for public employees. Public Service.
H.2386  HD.2475 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2386) of James J. O’Day and others relative to the retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
H.2395  HD.386 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2395) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to further regulate the right to strike of public employees. Public Service.
H.2459  HD.361 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2459) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax exemptions for veterans. Revenue.
H.2471  HD.2653 By Messrs. Collins of Boston and McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2471) of Nick Collins, Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to establish a live theater tax credit program. Revenue.
H.2473  HD.613 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2473) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to provide certain tax credits for investments in gateway municipalities. Revenue.
H.2477  HD.1234 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2477) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the corporate taxes of entities incorporated in other countries. Revenue.
H.2479  HD.1533 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2479) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the earned income credit for working families. Revenue.
H.2503  HD.2060 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2503) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities. Revenue.
H.2524  HD.557 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2524) of Carmine L. Gentile and others for legislation to allow municipalities to exempt up to fifty percent of real estate taxes for seniors whose annual property taxes exceed ten percent of their annual income. Revenue.
H.2525  HD.2455 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2525) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to providing tax incentives for small scale commercial development in gateway municipalities. Revenue.
H.2526  HD.2353 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2526) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to repealing property tax exemptions for certain lessees of Massachusetts Port Authority property. Revenue.
H.2528  HD.1869 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2528) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the taxation of unearned income. Revenue.
H.2529  HD.2037 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 2529) of Jonathan Hecht and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to allow for a graduated income tax. Revenue.
H.2568  HD.711 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2568) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to providing real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property. Revenue.
H.2569  HD.727 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2569) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.2587  HD.2943 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Stephen Kulik, Cynthia Stone Creem and others for legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund. Revenue.
H.2605  HD.1656 By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2605) of John J. Mahoney and others relative to the process for collecting delinquent property taxes. Revenue.
H.2613  HD.407 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2613) of Paul McMurtry, Aaron Vega and others relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax. Revenue.
H.2668  HD.3007 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2668) of Denise Provost and others for the imposition of a tax on certain private institutions of higher learning for the purpose of establishing a separate fund to be known as the educational opportunity for all trust fund. Revenue.
H.2726  HD.1871 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2726) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to state contracting for cleaning, maintenance or security guard services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2736  HD.1845 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2736) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to establish an executive office of food resources and security. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2747  HD.1519 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2747) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting aside the month of May as the official month of kindness. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2772  HD.1190 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2772) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the storage and dissemination of certain public records in an electronic format. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2812  HD.2863 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2812) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to establish an executive office of interagency coordination to reduce and prevent homelessness. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2813  HD.2882 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2813) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts law revision commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2815  HD.1986 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2815) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to provide for the disposition of certain state property based on smart growth land use policies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2852  HD.2297 By Messrs. Calter of Kingston and Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2852) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2870  HD.1173 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2870) of Lori A. Ehrlich, James B. Eldridge and others relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2871  HD.1505 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2871) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to gas leak repairs during road projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2878  HD.3277 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2878) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the installation of new permanent outdoor lighting fixtures and the cost of operating such fixtures. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2925  HD.3463 By Messrs. Moran of Boston and Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2925) of Byron Rushing and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the Summer Olympic Games. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2927  HD.1759 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2927) of Sarah K. Peake, Denise Provost and others for legislation to create the position of poet laureate of the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2928  HD.1774 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2928) of Sarah K. Peake and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to art in public spaces. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2953  HD.2278 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2953) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts rail transit fund. Transportation.
H.2975  HD.606 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2975) of Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to authorize the use of the Highway Fund to convert private ways to public ways. Transportation.
H.2985  HD.1650 By Representative Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2985) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Patricia D. Jehlen and others relative to junior operator’s licenses. Transportation.
H.3009  HD.1587 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3009) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to license plate tracking. Transportation.
H.3039  HD.2584 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3039) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy. Transportation.
H.3068  HD.932 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3068) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to prohibit the use of a mobile phone while operating a motor vehicle on any public way. Transportation.
H.3071  HD.1146 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3071) of David M. Rogers and others relative to crosswalks erected and maintained on public ways. Transportation.
H.3127  HD.1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider amendments to the Constitution to limit the influence of money in our political system. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3136  HD.3527 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3136) of Diana DiZoglio and others for an investigation by an advisory committee relative to ways to augment services to returning veterans to reduce the rate of suicide and the effects of post traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3178  HD.710 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3178) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a legislative budget office. Ways and Means.
H.3221  HD.1902 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3221) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to school nutrition. Education.
H.3238  HD.1867 By Ms. Fiola of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3238) of Carole A. Fiola and others for legislation to establish the Olmsted Park improvement fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3242  HD.369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story, Todd M. Smola and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3283  HD.2747 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3283) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to stipends for interns of the General Court. Public Service.
H.3312  HD.2874 By Mr. Gonzalez of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3312) of Carlos Gonzalez and others for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to suspend the license of persons in possession of a controlled substances inside motor vehicles with minor children present. Transportation.
H.3350  HD.1191 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 3350) of David M. Rogers and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the right to vote for certain incarcerated felons. Election Laws.
H.3359  HD.2905 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 3359) of Paul McMurtry and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to increasing the terms of office for Senators and Representatives in the General Court from two years to four years. Election Laws.
H.3386  HD.2399 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3386) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to promote the hiring of residents for permanent and construction jobs created by the Economic Development Incentive Program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.3390  HD.2388 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3390) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to improve adult basic education access and quality. Education.
H.3391  HD.1684 By Representatives Donahue of Worcester and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3391) of Daniel M. Donahue, Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to unfunded mandates on public schools. Education.
H.3395  HD.3211 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3395) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to exempt elementary and secondary school students from standardized testing upon written request of a parent or guardian. Education.
H.3402  HD.1442 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3402) of Alan Silvia and others for legislation to provide pre-kindergarten education to four year old children meeting specific requirements in gateway municipalities. Education.
H.3409  HD.1194 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3409) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to further define felony convictions as relates to the disqualification of voters. Election Laws.
H.3419  HD.2884 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3419) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to authorize a farmers market healthy alternative incentive program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3449  HD.1187 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3449) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require that certain interrogations be electronically recorded to be admissible in court. The Judiciary.
H.3450  HD.1200 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3450) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the classification and punishment for certain offenses in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.3451  HD.2380 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3451) of David M. Rogers and others relative to prohibiting the solitary confinement of inmates 21 years of age or younger. The Judiciary.
H.3458  HD.1709 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3458) of Daniel M. Donahue and others relative to certain employees in the publishing industry who work out of residences. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3460  HD.2463 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3460) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others that insurance providers cover a minimum of 30 days for in-patient substance abuse treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.3476  HD.2400 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3476) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to further regulate the sale of imitation firearms in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3480  HD.2887 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3480) of Carmine L. Gentile and others for legislation to establish an independent police conduct review board. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3488  HD.3391 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3488) of Sean Garballey and others relative to providing certain health insurance coverage. Public Service.
H.3500  HD.2395 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3500) of Daniel Cullinane and others relative to unpaid property taxes on property deemed unfit for human habitation by a local inspector. Revenue.
H.3517  HD.2403 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3517) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to prohibit the evaluation of contractors with the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance prior to completion of the project. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3518  HD.1648 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3518) of Daniel M. Donahue and others relative to the competitive bidding process. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3519  HD.1728 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3519) of Daniel M. Donahue and others relative to the regulation of privatization contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.