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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Stephen R. Canessa Served 2005 - 2012 Democrat - 12th Bristol

Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
H.52  HD.964 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 52) of Sean Garballey and others providing access to hearing aids for children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.76  HD.378 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 76) of Tom Sannicandro, Stephen R. Canessa and John P. Fresolo for legislation to establish a system for tracking the unmet service needs of persons with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.142  HD.710 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 142) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to increasing the minimum age for school dropouts. Education.
H.151  HD.557 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to provide for reimbursement to cities and towns for extraordinary special education costs. Education.
H.159  HD.423 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Tolman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 159) of Tom Sannicandro, Mark J. Cusack, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Steven A. Tolman and others for legislation to promote the successful transition of students with disabilities to post-secondary education, employment and independent living. Education.
S.185  SD.981 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 185) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Denise Provost, Elizabeth A. Malia, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent students from dropping out of school. Education.
S.188  SD.1399 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 188) of Katherine M. Clark, Geraldo Alicea, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Paul Brodeur and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to third grade reading proficiency. Education.
S.205  SD.1022 By Mr. Finegold, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 205) of Devers, DiDomenico, Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial literacy in schools [Joint Committee on Education].
S.207  SD.94 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 207) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale, Stephen R. Canessa, Christine E. Canavan and others for legislation to ensure adequate nursing services at public schools. Education.
H.411  HD.543 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 411) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to protect children against sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.412  HD.583 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 412) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Stephen R. Canessa relative to the penalty for failure to testify in gang related cases. The Judiciary.
H.413  HD.586 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 413) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Mark C. Montigny and Stephen R. Canessa relative to making drug dealing subject to dangerousness hearing determinations. The Judiciary.
S.461  SD.754 An Act banning the use of certain socio-economic factors for insurance underwriting and rating of motor vehicle liability insurance.
H.482  HD.491 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 482) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to information provided to women seeking abortions. The Judiciary.
S.548  SD.1165 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 548) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Karen E. Spilka, Benjamin B. Downing, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to manufacturer rebates and discount programs. Health Care Financing.
S.665  SD.107 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of Gale D. Candaras, Steven M. Walsh, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform and improve alimony [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
H.765  HD.474 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 765) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to sustain community preservation. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.820  SD.31 By Mr. Montigny, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 820) of Mark C. Montigny, Louis L. Kafka, Antonio F. D. Cabral and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to anti-human trafficking and protection [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.868  SD.1293 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 868) of Karen E. Spilka, Sal N. DiDomenico, Stephen R. Canessa, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unlawful and unnecessary foreclosures. Financial Services.
H.888  HD.210 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 888) of William M. Straus and others relative to energy efficiency in construction, renovation or expansion of schools and libraries. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.898  SD.1160 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 898) of James E. Timilty, Benjamin B. Downing, Stephen R. Canessa, Shaunna O'Connell and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public safety through the equitable allocation of funding for prosecutors and public defenders in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.974  HD.1637 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 974) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to establish a substance screening program within the Department of Transitional Assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.983  HD.1919 By Messrs. O'Day of West Boylston and Sannicandro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 983) of James J. O'Day, Tom Sannicandro and others relative to eligibility and appropriations for programs for persons with disabilities, including the "Turning 22" program, so-called. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.984  HD.1013 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 984) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to promote responsibility, cost effectiveness and meaningful lives for individuals with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.1020  SD.973 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1020) of Wolf, Torrisi, Sullivan and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
H.1187  HD.1530 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1187) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring that certain health insurance policies include coverage for eating disorders. Financial Services.
H.1216  HD.1209 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1216) of David B. Sullivan and Stephen R. Canessa that manufacturers, distributors, or suppliers of prescription pharmaceutical products be authorized to offer and participate in direct to consumer rebate programs. Financial Services.
H.1219  HD.1447 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1219) of Steven M. Walsh and others relative to preventing unlawful and unnecessary foreclosures. Financial Services.
H.1287  HD.1590 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to penalties for breaking and entering a firearm retail wholesaler or manufacturer. The Judiciary.
H.1393  HD.1899 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1393) of Linda Dorcena Forry, John A. Hart and others for legislation to establish a "right to know" policy for certain temporary employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1398  HD.1620 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1398) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to require employers to grant a minimum number of paid sick leave days for all employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1399  HD.1285 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1399) of Robert M. Koczera, Stephen R. Canessa and Antonio F. D. Cabral relative to the workforce training trust fund. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1469  HD.1641 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1469) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the establishment of a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
S.1505  SD.1790 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1505) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Patricia A. Haddad, Barry R. Finegold, Thomas P. Kennedy and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage a better business climate and job creation in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
H.1529  HD.1562 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1529) of Harriette L. Chandler and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
H.1568  HD.1721 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1568) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to prohibit subdivisions of the Commonwealth from further restricting the use or possession of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1631  HD.1428 By Mr. James J. O'Day of West Boylston, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01631) of David M. Nangle and others relative to the retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Social Services. Joint Committee on Public Service.
H.1698  HD.1045 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Robert M. Koczera and others for legislation to establish a historical rehabilitation tax credit. Revenue.
H.1705  HD.1989 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1705) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to provide for an income tax exemption for certain college savings plan contributions. Revenue.
H.1853  HD.1378 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1853) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to establish an early reading council for the development of literacy of students in the third grades of the public schools in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.1870  HD.2893 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1870) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to require that rebates on retail sales be made at the time of such purchases. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.1886  SD.1911 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1886) of Marc R. Pacheco, Stephen R. Canessa, Patricia A. Haddad and Shaunna O'Connell for legislation to authorize an early retirement incentive program in the city of Taunton. Public Service. [Local Approval Received].
H.1902  HD.2633 By Ms. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1902) of Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts opportunity rebuilding and expansion infrastructure program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.1909  HD.2326 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1909) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Kay Khan and Stephen R. Canessa relative to the implementation of full-day kindergarten. Education.
H.1921  HD.2603 By Ms. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1921) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to establishing a public school grant program for expanding learning time and improving student success. Education.
H.2065  HD.2754 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2065) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to health insurance policies requirements to provide coverage for the treatment of children with cleft lips and palates. Financial Services.
H.2117  HD.2638 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2117) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to manufactured housing communities. Housing.
H.2253  HD.2772 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2253) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
H.2348  HD.2636 By Ms. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2348) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.2357  HD.2293 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2357) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the use of epinephrine, adrenaline or other agents by optometrists in the treatment of anaphylaxis. Public Health.
H.2364  HD.2864 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2364) of Louis L. Kafka and Stephen R. Canessa that the Commissioner of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities. Public Health.
H.2383  HD.2063 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2383) of David B. Sullivan and others relative to coupons of manufacturers submitted to health care insurers. Public Health.
H.2712  HD.3154 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2712) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for the establishment of a youth solutions commission (inclucing members of the General Court) to review youth employment, education pathways and efforts to reduce violence and dropout rates in an integrated, coordinated and cost-effective manner. Education.
H.2713  HD.3180 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2713) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to establishing a middle-skills council and the creation of regional skills academies in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.2850  HD.3016 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2850) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and others relative to the commercial exploitation of people. The Judiciary.
H.2911  HD.3088 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2911) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to allow police officers to make arrests outside their territorial jurisdiction. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2987  HD.3510 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Downing, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2987) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Benjamin B. Downing and others for legislation to promote economic development and job growth in gateway cities designating residential tax abatement zones. Revenue.
H.3051  HD.3020 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3051) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish natural gas leak classification standards and requirements for operator clean up of natural gas leaks. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3428  HD.3579 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. [BILL NUMBER]) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Stephen R. Canessa and Robert M. Koczera (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of New Bedford to adopt regulations for the protection and control of public housing in said city. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3495  HD.3760 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Montigny, a joint petition of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Mark C. Montigny and Stephen R. Canessa for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Matthew Robitaille, an employee of the sheriff's department of Bristol County. Public Service.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.