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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Robert L. Hedlund Served 1995 - 2016 Republican - Plymouth and Norfolk

Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  SD.1947 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the creation of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Finance Control Board. Transportation.
  HD.3769 By Representatives Garry of Dracut and Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Colleen M. Garry, Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to windshield wiper and headlight use. Transportation.
S.61  SD.443 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 61) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to require a supermajority vote for the utilization of rainy day funds. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.74  HD.2094 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 74) of Garrett J. Bradley and others for legislation to establish a pilot program for adults with Asperger syndrome and autism. 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.
S.99  SD.1851 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 99) of Richard J. Ross, Shawn Dooley, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., Leonard Mirra and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to prevention of EBT fraud. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.108  HD.2820 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 108) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others for legislation to add 911 emergency responders to the list of locations for a safe surrender under the baby safe haven law. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.119  HD.231 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 119) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to develop housing plans for families with minor children that are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.138  HD.2163 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 138) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the creation and maintenance of a searchable public online database of sites available for development in cities and towns. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.144  SD.1071 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 144) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide municipal control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.185  SD.1521 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 185) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation to increase penalties for certain minors involved in the attempt to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.219  SD.642 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 219) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote local economic development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.235  SD.318 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 235) of Bruce E. Tarr, Lori A. Ehrlich, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to study the feasibility of streamlining business registration. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.238  SD.1471 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 238) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation relative to limited liability corporation filing fees. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.240  SD.1861 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 240) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to provide for loans for waterfront development. 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.247  SD.1143 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 247) of William N. Brownsberger, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Thomas M. Petrolati, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to stop educator sexual abuse, misconduct and exploitation. 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.258  SD.955 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 258) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Bruce E. Tarr and James M. Cantwell relative to mandating a curriculum in the public schools on personal financial literacy. Education.
S.259  SD.1371 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 259) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Mathew Muratore, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation relative to protecting student witnesses. Education.
H.267  HD.1829 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of John W. Scibak and others relative to access to telemedicine services by allowing certain clinicians to be credentialed and allowing for coverage of such services by all payers and the Medicaid program. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.313  SD.1606 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Barbara L'Italien, Carolyn C. Dykema, Marjorie C. Decker, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a discretionary grant program for students with autism. Education.
S.318  SD.332 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Thomas M. McGee, Brian M. Ashe, Jose F. Tosado, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to physical education in public schools. Education.
S.330  SD.1533 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 330) of Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation relative to the definition of students enrolled in special education classes inside and outside of school districts. Education.
S.331  SD.1535 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 331) of Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation to reduce paperwork within the department of elementary and secondary education. Education.
S.338  SD.1176 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 338) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation relative to DESE contracts. 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.
S.343  SD.1823 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 343) of Bruce E. Tarr, Todd M. Smola, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation relative to the modernization of boat registration and marine vessels. Education.
S.360  SD.1308 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 360) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael O. Moore, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to training of elder services workers in dementia and Alzheimer’s. Elder Affairs.
S.365  SD.1537 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 365) of Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Viriato M. deMacedo and others for legislation to repeal the nursing home tax. Elder Affairs.
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.
S.378  SD.950 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 378) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Elizabeth A. Poirier, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court relative to establishing voter identification procedures. Election Laws.
S.389  SD.1543 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 389) of Richard J. Ross, Shawn Dooley, Leonard Mirra, Stephen L. DiNatale and other members of the General Court for legislation to require photo identification to receive a ballot. Election Laws.
S.390  SD.1547 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 390) of Richard J. Ross, Shawn Dooley, Robert L. Hedlund, Viriato M. deMacedo and others for legislation relative to campaign finance during special elections. Election Laws.
S.392  SD.372 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 392) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation relative to campaign contribution cycles. Election Laws.
H.392  HD.71 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 392) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to special education funding. Education.
S.394  SD.1794 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 394) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to remove unfair incumbent advantage from the ballot and to change unenrolled to independent. Election Laws.
S.396  SD.947 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 396) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Elizabeth A. Poirier, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others relative to protecting, preserving, and increasing access to family camping. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.404  HD.1481 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 404) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to ensure that students with disabilities have an opportunity to participate in physical education. Education.
S.413  SD.1042 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 413) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco, James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.425  HD.2035 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 425) of Robert M. Koczera and others relative to establishing an educational mandate task force (including members of the General Court) to review all existing state mandates imposed on public schools and districts in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.427  SD.782 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 427) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of crossbows in hunting. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.439  SD.466 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 439) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Lori A. Ehrlich, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure continued humane animal care and protect family farms in Massachusetts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.440  SD.648 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 440) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Josh S. Cutler, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.451  HD.3311 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 451) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to the implementation or use of Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). Education.
S.464  SD.1206 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 464) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to restore the public trust for tidelands. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.465  SD.1222 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 465) of Bruce E. Tarr, Denise Provost, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove and dispose of waste oil. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.472  SD.1507 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 472) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to provide for alternative designated port authorities compliance. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.475  SD.1886 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 475) of Bruce E. Tarr, Donald H. Wong, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Marine Fisheries Research Council. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.501  SD.982 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 501) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco, Mark C. Montigny, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property. 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.516  HD.2975 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 516) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to training of elder services workers in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Elder Affairs.
S.519  SD.1548 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 519) of Barbara L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, Colleen M. Garry, Marcos A. Devers and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ensuring transparency of health plan formularies. Financial Services.
H.591  HD.2812 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 591) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to require valid identification when casting provisional ballots. Election Laws.
S.611  SD.1629 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 611) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michelle M. DuBois, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide equal access to medical treatments essential for people with autism. Health Care Financing.
S.631  SD.1553 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 631) 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 health insurance penalties. Health Care Financing.
S.640  SD.1327 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 640) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation relative to small group eligibility. Health Care Financing.
S.671  SD.1482 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 671) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Marjorie C. Decker, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a scholarship fund to increase the number of medical providers who are knowledgeable in autism. Higher Education.
S.684  SD.1251 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 684) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to oversight on eligibility for tuition and fee waivers. Higher Education.
S.717  SD.1848 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 717) 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 enhanced housing authority screening. Housing.
S.723  SD.39 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 723) of Daniel A. Wolf, Timothy R. Madden, Jay D. Livingstone, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations. Housing.
S.789  SD.921 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 789) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to protect certain persons rendering emergency care from liability. The Judiciary.
S.791  SD.958 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 791) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Elizabeth A. Poirier, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others relative to mandatory sentences for committing assaults on a law enforcement officers. The Judiciary.
S.793  SD.1765 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 793) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Timothy R. Whelan, Susan Williams Gifford, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify procedures for the custodial protection by law enforcement and court officials of a child requiring assistance. The Judiciary.
H.810  HD.1188 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 810) of James M. Cantwell and others that the Commissioner of the Division of Insurance be directed to make a bi-annual investigation relative to flood insurance rates. Financial Services.
H.813  HD.3160 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 813) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.814  HD.3414 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 814) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to direct the Attorney General to provide for a study of the methodology used to promulgate new flood insurance rate maps through the National Flood Insurance Program. Financial Services.
S.878  SD.1735 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect health and safety of animals in vehicles. The Judiciary.
S.890  SD.1556 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 890) of Richard J. Ross, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Leonard Mirra, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation to require that eminent domain takings be for public use purposes and defining the term public use. The Judiciary.
S.891  SD.1562 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 891) of Richard J. Ross, Thomas J. Calter, Robert L. Hedlund and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation relative to the unsealing of records. The Judiciary.
S.892  SD.1569 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 892) of Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation to share custody of minor children of divorced or separated parents. The Judiciary.
S.893  SD.1571 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 893) of Richard J. Ross, Leonard Mirra, Robert L. Hedlund and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation relative to employee records. 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.904  SD.1028 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 904) of Karen E. Spilka, Jason M. Lewis, Michael F. Rush, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft. The Judiciary.
S.906  SD.1262 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 906) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote rental housing stability. The Judiciary.
S.907  SD.1264 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 907) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to rape of a child by force. The Judiciary.
H.913  HD.2231 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 913) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to provide insurance coverage for the use of electronic tracking devices to protect the safety of persons with Autism spectrum disorder or Alzheimer’s disease. Financial Services.
S.925  SD.1408 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 925) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to require notice and an opportunity to repair certain construction defects. The Judiciary.
S.927  SD.1422 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 927) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to out of state sex offenders. The Judiciary.
S.928  SD.1426 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 928) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to collect outstanding delinquent legal fees. The Judiciary.
S.931  SD.1729 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 931) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to recover assets used in the commission of sexual offenses. The Judiciary.
S.932  SD.1797 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 932) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to provide for a special commission to study the feasibility and cost of adopting the federal parole guidelines. The Judiciary.
S.936  SD.1869 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 936) of Bruce E. Tarr, Louis L. Kafka, Bradford R. Hill, Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to habitual drunk drivers. The Judiciary.
S.938  SD.1878 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 938) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to private right of action to preserve public safety. The Judiciary.
H.956  HD.1236 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 956) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others relative to Lyme disease treatment coverage. Financial Services.
S.962  SD.315 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 962) of Cynthia S. Creem, Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Ryan C. Fattman and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.963  SD.973 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 963) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation to provide treble damages to employees for employer violations of certain labor laws. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.964  SD.975 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 964) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Bruce E. Tarr and Robert L. Hedlund relative to the payment of wages. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.969  HD.2134 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 969) of Garrett J. Bradley, James M. Cantwell and Robert L. Hedlund relative to the definition of autism in the childrens autism Medicaid waiver. Health Care Financing.
S.979  SD.1501 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 979) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to seasonal employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.980  SD.1509 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 980) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to clarify earned paid sick time. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1010  SD.1171 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1010) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to recognize the independence of franchise operators. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1013  SD.1838 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1013) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation to provide a safe harbor for contractors of services. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1015  SD.1876 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1015) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation relative to a worker documentation certification program. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1038  HD.2090 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1038) of Garrett J. Bradley, Timothy R. Madden and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to create a scholarship fund to increase the number of medical providers who are knowledgeable in autism. Higher Education.
S.1046  SD.1604 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1046) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Tom Sannicandro, David M. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
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.
S.1072  SD.902 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1072) of James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jason M. Lewis, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1085  SD.1231 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1085) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis, Paul Tucker, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1091  HD.1598 By Mr. DeCoste of Norwell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1091) of David F. DeCoste and others for legislation to include mobile homes in the definition of affordable housing. Housing.
S.1103  SD.974 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of Karen E. Spilka, Timothy R. Madden, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1110  SD.1736 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1110) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Richard J. Ross for legislation to increase the amount that can be appropriated from the balance of a capital project fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1119  SD.1200 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1119) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jeffrey Sánchez, Jonathan Hecht, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors. Public Health.
S.1153  SD.771 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1153) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Harriette L. Chandler, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to CARE. Public Health.
S.1180  SD.1608 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1180) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carolyn C. Dykema, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase current medical providers' knowledge about autism in order to improve the treatment individuals with autism receive in medical settings. Public Health.
S.1196  SD.462 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1196) of Michael O. Moore, Timothy R. Whelan, Chris Walsh, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Alzheimers Project. 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.1217  SD.213 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1217) of Michael F. Rush, Michael O. Moore, Paul McMurtry, Michael J. Finn and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the safety of Alzheimer's disease patients. Public Health.
H.1239  HD.2991 By Ms. Cole of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1239) of Leah Cole and others relative to children’s interests in cases of abuse or neglect resulting in judicial proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.1275  HD.1935 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns. The Judiciary.
S.1299  SD.1302 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1299) of Bruce E. Tarr, Geoff Diehl, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to consistent firearm licensing practices. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1300  SD.1435 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1300) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to require payment by certain prisoners of the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1301  SD.1438 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1301) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to create a pilot program for repeat offenders driving under the influence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1302  SD.1443 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1302) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation to provide oversight of crime labs. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1303  SD.1475 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1303) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to expand the state DNA database. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1304  SD.1477 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1304) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to the parole recommendation panel. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1337  HD.3508 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1337) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to the penalties for protests intentionally blocking or preventing access to a public roadway or highway. The Judiciary.
S.1374  SD.1660 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1374) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Robert L. Hedlund and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation to expand access to health care for employees of charter schools. Public Service.
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.
S.1440  SD.1237 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1440) of James E. Timilty, Louis L. Kafka, Mark J. Cusack, Timothy R. Whelan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
S.1461  SD.957 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1461) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Mathew Muratore, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to authorize tax free contributions to a trust for the care of incapacitated parents or guardians. Revenue.
S.1483  SD.1084 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1483) of Anne M. Gobi, Timothy R. Madden, Ruth B. Balser, Michael S. Day and others for legislation relative to the senior circuit breaker tax credit. Revenue.
S.1484  SD.1087 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1484) of Anne M. Gobi, Bruce J. Ayers, Robert L. Hedlund, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a municipal gas tax exemption. Revenue.
S.1489  SD.1576 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1489) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to increasing transparency of taxpayers rights. Revenue.
S.1491  SD.1603 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1491) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to improve tax administration processes in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
S.1492  SD.1645 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1492) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to establish a municipal gas tax reimbursement. Revenue.
H.1493  HD.2587 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1493) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder. The Judiciary.
H.1520  HD.2857 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1520) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others relative to the evaluation and classification of persons by the Sex Offender Registry Board. The Judiciary.
H.1523  HD.2949 By Representatives O’Connell of Taunton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1523) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others relative to the penalties for sexual abuse of a child under thirteen years of age. The Judiciary.
H.1524  HD.3510 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1524) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others relative to the penalties for excessive non-emergency 911 calls. The Judiciary.
S.1548  SD.1614 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1548) of Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund, Viriato M. deMacedo, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation to exempt certain farmers' markets from certain property taxes. Revenue.
S.1549  SD.1615 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1549) of Richard J. Ross, Leonard Mirra, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a municipal gas tax exemption. Revenue.
S.1552  SD.1621 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1552) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation to limit proposition 2 1/2 override elections and allowing an underride in all communities. Revenue.
S.1553  SD.1846 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1553) of Richard J. Ross, Viriato M. deMacedo, Leonard Mirra, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote conservation through oyster shell recycling. Revenue.
H.1555  HD.1371 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1555) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up and fully extend their limbs. The Judiciary.
S.1570  SD.216 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1570) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to increase transparency of taxpayers rights. Revenue.
S.1571  SD.237 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1571) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to require periodic regulatory review at the Department of Revenue. Revenue.
S.1572  SD.380 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1572) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Viriato M. deMacedo and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to create a super research and development tax credit. Revenue.
S.1576  SD.1204 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1576) of Bruce E. Tarr, Daniel A. Wolf, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to the earned income tax credit. Revenue.
S.1578  SD.1446 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1578) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to vehicle registration and sales tax. Revenue.
S.1580  SD.1494 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1580) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to the interest rate on tax-deferred property. Revenue.
S.1581  SD.1497 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1581) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to create a private mortgate insurance tax deduction. Revenue.
S.1582  SD.1500 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1582) of Bruce E. Tarr, Carolyn C. Dykema, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to dedicate a portion of the stabilization fund to cities and towns. Revenue.
S.1584  SD.1511 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1584) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to extend single sales factor apportionment to all retail and wholesale corporations. Revenue.
S.1587  SD.1567 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1587) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce the sales tax to 5%. Revenue.
S.1592  SD.1612 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1592) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to corporate excise tax reform. Revenue.
S.1595  SD.1638 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1595) of Bruce E. Tarr, James M. Cantwell, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to support commercial fishing. Revenue.
S.1597  SD.1647 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1597) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation to remove impediments to corporate growth. Revenue.
S.1598  SD.1651 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1598) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an angel investment tax credit. Revenue.
S.1600  SD.1690 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1600) of Bruce E. Tarr, Citizens for Limited Taxation, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the Senate for legislation to reduce the income tax. Revenue.
S.1603  SD.1875 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1603) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation to promote economic growth in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
S.1651  SD.1009 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1651) of Anne M. Gobi, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to local impacts of enacted legislation. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1659  SD.1504 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1659) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., James M. Cantwell, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart the month of May as Aviation Awareness Month. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1661  SD.1519 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1661) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to require periodic regulatory review at the Department of Revenue. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1662  SD.1549 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1662) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to increasing information sharing among state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1670  HD.1156 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1670) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to increase the penalties for the distribution of heroin. The Judiciary.
H.1672  HD.1951 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1672) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to establish a penalty for blocking public ways and disrupting traffic. 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.
S.1711  SD.1858 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1711) of Richard J. Ross, Carolyn C. Dykema, James B. Eldridge, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency in government with regard to consultant expenses. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1724  SD.1433 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1724) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and surplus personal property. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1728  SD.1673 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1728) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation relative to the accountability of the governor's council. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1729  SD.1681 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1729) of Bruce E. Tarr, Carolyn C. Dykema, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to require fiscal responsibility. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1731  SD.1685 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1731) of Bruce E. Tarr, Carolyn C. Dykema, Steven S. Howitt, Leonard Mirra and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to zero-based budgeting and budget transparency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1735  SD.1691 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1735) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation to establish the Commonwealth Competition Council. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1736  SD.1694 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1736) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote private sector job growth and reduce state spending. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1739  SD.1740 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1739) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to ensure compliance and equity in state reimbursement. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1740  SD.1806 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1740) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, James B. Eldridge, Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to the commonwealth of Massachusetts hosting an Olympic Games. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1741  SD.1837 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1741) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Donald F. Humason, Jr. relative to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1742  SD.1893 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1742) of Bruce E. Tarr, Donald H. Wong, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to create accountability for legislative reports. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1752  SD.1510 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1752) of Cynthia S. Creem, Gloria L. Fox, Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase container recycling in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1774  Senate, April 24, 2013 -- Text of amendment number (56) (offered by Senator Tarr et al) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 1766) to the House Bill the House Bill relative to internal special audit unit transparency(House, No. 3415)
S.1794  SD.1755 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1794) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the green communities act. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1817  SD.342 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1817) of Cynthia S. Creem, Jason M. Lewis, Ryan C. Fattman, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
S.1819  SD.967 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1819) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Mathew Muratore, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation relative to addiction education for junior operators. Transportation.
H.1845  HD.806 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1845) of Steven S. Howitt and others relative to establishing a special commission to study the effects of unfunded mandates on municipalities. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1884  SD.1456 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1884) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation relative to distinctive registration plates. Transportation.
S.1886  SD.1488 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1886) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to MassDOT audit. Transportation.
S.1888  SD.1711 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1888) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradford R. Hill, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to increase protection against drivers under the influence of drugs. Transportation.
S.1890  SD.1718 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1890) of Bruce E. Tarr, Denise Provost, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to increase the civil fines and penalities of motorists who violate the right of way of other motorists. Transportation.
S.1891  SD.1721 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1891) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation relative to special veterans plates. Transportation.
S.1892  SD.1724 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1892) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation relative to commercial fees. Transportation.
S.1893  SD.1742 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1893) of Bruce E. Tarr, James M. Cantwell, Benjamin B. Downing, Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote motor vehicle safety. Transportation.
S.1894  SD.1847 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1894) of Bruce E. Tarr, James M. Cantwell, Steven S. Howitt, Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the license plate system of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
S.1946  Text of the amendment (199) (offered by Messrs. Tarr, McGee, Hedlund, Ross, Humason, deMacedo and Fattman, Mrs. L'Italien, Mr. Montigny, Ms. O'Connor Ives, Mr. Donnelly, Ms. Lovely, Mr. Moore, Ms. Donoghue, Mr. Brownsberger, Ms. Forry, Messrs. Barrett, Keenan and Pacheco) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 3) to the House Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2016 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements
H.2057  HD.352 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2057) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to establish an Alzheimer’s project in the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
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.2441  HD.948 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2441) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to providing an income tax credit for families caring for relatives at home who are elderly or totally disabled with Alzheimer’s disease. Revenue.
H.2456  HD.2287 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2456) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to property tax exemptions for persons over seventy years of age. Revenue.
H.2489  HD.2349 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2489) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to the estate tax code. Revenue.
H.2576  HD.3097 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2576) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a substance abuse health protection fund with collections from the sale of certain alcoholic beverages. 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.2641  HD.2929 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2641) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others for legislation to require a one-year waiting period after passage of an act creating new taxes for said taxes to become effective. Revenue.
H.2705  HD.1527 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2705) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to require that certain legislation enacted by the General Court and approved by the Governor contain fiscal notes or local mandate statements. Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.
H.2752  HD.3198 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2752) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to designate New England clam chowder as the official appetizer of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2775  HD.3531 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2775) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the open meeting law. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2776  HD.1434 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2776) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to contracts for design services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2926  HD.3444 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2926) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to enhancing tourism at the State House. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2952  HD.3435 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2952) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to exempt disabled veterans from motor vehicle registration fees on primary passenger vehicles. Transportation.
H.2956  HD.2271 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2956) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to antique boats, automobiles and motorcycles. Transportation.
H.3126  HD.3364 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3126) of James Arciero and others for legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3131  HD.2979 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3131) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to scholarship programs for children of veterans and public officers. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3142  HD.1435 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3142) of Stephen Kulik and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to state and local services provided to veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3143  HD.1436 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3143) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the payment of veterans’ benefits. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3180  HD.2926 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3180) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others for legislation to require the House and Senate committees on Ways and Means to conduct public hearings on proposed legislation to establish, increase or expand taxes or fees. Ways and Means.
H.3216  HD.2880 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3216) of Denise Provost and others relative to direct mailings. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3236  HD.2846 By Mr. Boldyga of Southwick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3236) of Nicholas A. Boldyga and others for legislation to permit hunting on Sundays. 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.3295  HD.2894 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3295) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to establish a college tuition tax deduction. Revenue.
H.3313  HD.3124 By Representative O’Connell of Taunton and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3313) of Shaunna L. O’Connell, Joan B. Lovely and others relative to motorcycle parking. Transportation.
H.3380  HD.3155 By Representative O’Connell of Taunton and Senator Fattman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3380) of Shaunna L. O’Connell, Ryan C. Fattman and others relative to the use of cash benefit assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3384  HD.2670 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3384) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to require training on the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with cognitive impairments for the renewal of a physician’s certificate. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3385  HD.2944 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3385) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to authorize the use of out-of-state licenses as proof of age in purchasing alcohol. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.3403  HD.3255 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3403) of Walter F. Timilty and others relative to strengthening background checks of persons licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care. Education.
H.3431  HD.3196 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3431) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others relative to the public housing application process. Housing.
H.3469  HD.1879 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3469) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to toxins contained in the vapor produced by e-cigarettes. Public Health.
H.3655  HD.3621 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James M. Cantwell and Robert L. Hedlund relative to the Dam and Seawall Removal Fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3746  HD.3914 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study concerning pancreatic cancer. Public Health.
H.3808  HD.3913 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Garrett J. Bradley, James M. Murphy and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to designate a certain traffic island in the town of Hingham as the Frank Massa memorial island. Transportation.
H.3811  HD.4154 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation to regulate the dispensing or distribution of medications containing oxycontin to persons under the age of seventeen. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1826  SD.914 By Ms. Gobi (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1826) of Carla Charter and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to establishing an autism spectrum disorder designation on driver’s licenses and identification cards and criminal justice training relative to autism spectrum disorders. Transportation. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.