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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

FY 2018 Budget Senate Debate

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The full body of the Senate considers amendments to the Senate Ways and Means recommendations, and debates their inclusion in the bill. This is a very busy time for the Senate, as the Senators and their staffs are constantly working to make sure the concerns and needs of their constituents are addressed in the final budget.

Amendment Text & Status

Clerk # Category Amending Sponsor Title Action
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OTH Tarr, Bruce E. Expanding the Mandated Reporter Definition Rejected
8
OTH L'Italien, Barbara A. LGBT Awareness Training for Aging Services Providers Rejected
10
OTH Tarr, Bruce E. Medal of Liberty Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
15
OTH Tarr, Bruce E. 2017 Sales Tax Holiday Rejected
22
OTH Lovely, Joan B. Taxation of Cider Rejected
28
OTH Withdrawn
41
OTH Montigny, Mark C. Protecting Consumers Through an Update to Betty's Law Adopted YEAS 37 - NAYS 0
42
(Redraft)
OTH Montigny, Mark C. Victims of Human Trafficking Trust Fund Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
43
(S.2151) (Redraft)
OTH Montigny, Mark C. Combatting Human Trafficking and Protecting Survivors Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
53
(Redraft)
LOC Section 2 1599-0026 Lovely, Joan B. Danvers Technology Improvements Adopted
75
(S.2149) (Redraft)
LOC Chang-Diaz, Sonia Foundation Budget Review Commission Recommendations Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
86
EDU Section 2 7035-0006 Tarr, Bruce E. Regional School Transportation Rejected
96
EDU Rush, Michael F. Improving Overall Student Performance and Opportunity #3 - Recess Adopted
97
EDU Withdrawn
98
EDU Withdrawn
113
(Redraft)
EDU Section 2 7027-0019 Chang-Diaz, Sonia School-to-Career Connecting Activities Adopted
116
EDU Section 2 3000-1042 McGee, Thomas M. Pay Raises for Early Educators Rejected
121
(Redraft)
EDU Section 2 7061-9626 Donoghue, Eileen M. YouthBuild Grants Adopted
133
EDU Tarr, Bruce E. Reducing the Cost of College Textbooks Rejected
137
(Redraft)
EDU Section 2 7035-0002 Eldridge, James B. Adult Basic Education Adopted YEAS 37 - NAYS 0
159
EDU Lovely, Joan B. Homeless Student Transportation Commission Adopted
160
EDU Section 2 3000-7050 Creem, Cynthia Stone Parent Child Home Program Rejected
163
(Redraft)
EDU Section 2 7061-9010 Chang-Diaz, Sonia Municipal Reimbursement for Charter Tuition Adopted
176
EDU Withdrawn
194
(Redraft)
EDU Section 2 7061-9611 McGee, Thomas M. Quality Enhancements in Afterschool and Out-of-School Time (ASOST-Q) Grants Adopted
197
EDU Withdrawn
198
EDU Section 2 7009-9600 L'Italien, Barbara A. Higher Education Opportunities for Students with Disabilities II Rejected
218
(Redraft)
EDU Section 2 7027-0019 Lewis, Jason M. Triangle school to career program Adopted
(Further) EDU Withdrawn
233
GOV Rush, Michael F. Veterans Bonus Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
236
GOV Section 2 1599-4445 McGee, Thomas M. Quarter Point Amendment Rejected
244
(Redraft)
GOV Lovely, Joan B. Employment of Individuals with Disabilities Yes Bundle 3
Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
247
GOV Section 2 1599-0026 Eldridge, James B. District Local Technical Assistance Rejected
253
GOV Keenan, John F. Increasing the membership of the PRIM board Rejected
256
GOV Withdrawn
258
(Redraft)
GOV Lovely, Joan B. Procurements Requirements Adopted
282
GOV Section 2 1102-3199 Lovely, Joan B. DCAMM Government Center Operations Rejected
286
GOV Creem, Cynthia Stone CPA Trust Fund Increase Adopted
297
(Redraft)
EHS Tarr, Bruce E. Licensure of Nursing Facilities Adopted
303
EHS Section 2 5911-1003 Flanagan, Jennifer L. Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress Yes Bundle 2
Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
323
EHS Withdrawn
328
EHS Section 2 4000-0641 McGee, Thomas M. Stabilizing of State Nursing Facilities Rejected
335
EHS Section 2 4000-0601 Flanagan, Jennifer L. Preserve Adult Foster Care Rejected
341
EHS Section 2 4800-0038 Lovely, Joan B. Treehouse Foundation Yes Bundle 3
Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
342
EHS Section 2 4510-0110 Lovely, Joan B. Postpartum Depression Pilot Program Yes Bundle 2
Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
343
(Redraft)
EHS Section 2 7061-0012 Lovely, Joan B. Best Buddies Yes Bundle 2
Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
353
EHS Withdrawn
371
EHS Keenan, John F. Strengthening prescription drug safety and drug stewardship Adopted
375
(Redraft)
EHS Section 2 4516-1000 O'Connor, Patrick M. Lyme Disease Public Health Campaign Adopted
384
EHS Section 2 4590-1507 Lovely, Joan B. YMCA Youth At Risk Programs Rejected
389
EHS Withdrawn
392
(Redraft)
EHS Section 2 XXXX-XXXX Forry, Linda Dorcena Suicide Prevention Adopted
406
EHS Withdrawn
436
EHS Keenan, John F. Quality and patient safety of certain drug dispensing policies Yes Bundle 2
Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
443
EHS Withdrawn
456
EHS Section 2 Barrett, Michael J. Community Health Center Workforce Development and Loan Forgiveness Rejected
474
(Redraft)
EHS Section 2 4120-6000 Chandler, Harriette L. Brain Injury Services Yes Bundle 3
Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
481
EHS Section 2 4000-0007 Lewis, Jason M. Unaccompanied youth homeless funding Rejected
496
(Redraft)
EHS Section 2 L'Italien, Barbara A. Enough Pay to Stay Rejected
499
EHS Withdrawn
505
(Redraft)
EHS Section 2 4513-1111 L'Italien, Barbara A. Alzheimer's Public Awareness Adopted YEAS 37 - NAYS 0
520
EHS Lesser, Eric P. Epinephrine Bulk Purchase Program Adopted YEAS 37 - NAYS 0
525
EHS Section 2 4800-0038 Moore, Michael O. Foster Care Reimbursement Rates Rejected
532
EHS Section 2 5046-0000 Flanagan, Jennifer L. Elder Mental Health Services Rejected
572
ECO Section 2 7002-0040 Cyr, Julian Small Business Technical Assistance Adopted
593
ECO Section 2 7007-0300 Donoghue, Eileen M. Massachusetts Food Trust Yes Bundle 2
Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
606
(Redraft)
ECO Lovely, Joan B. Regional Tourism Council Grants Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
607
ECO Section 2 7008-0900 Lovely, Joan B. Essex National Heritage Area Rejected
609
ECO Section 2 7008-0900 Lovely, Joan B. Artists' Row Adopted
610
ECO Section 2 7008-0900 Lovely, Joan B. Peabody-Salem Trolley Study Adopted
611
ECO Section 2 7008-0900 Lovely, Joan B. Peabody Fire and Police Memorial Adopted
612
ECO Section 2 7008-0900 Lovely, Joan B. Peabody Centennial Celebration Adopted
614
ECO Section 2 0526-0100 Lovely, Joan B. GAR Hall Adopted
615
ECO Section 2 7008-0900 Lovely, Joan B. Beverly Infrastructure Grants Adopted
616
ECO Section 2 Hinds, Adam G. Regional Tourism Councils Rejected
621
ECO Tarr, Bruce E. Encouraging Cultural Council Funding Rejected
643
(2nd Redraft)
ECO Section 2 7006-0011 Eldridge, James B. Foreclosure Counseling Grants Adopted
656
ECO Withdrawn
662
ECO Withdrawn
688
ECO Section 2 2810-0100 Timilty, Walter F. Blue Hills Observatory Science Center Rejected
694
ECO Lesser, Eric P. Massachusetts Public Art Program Adopted
762
ECO Withdrawn
777
ENV Section 2 2300-0101 Cyr, Julian Division of Ecological Restoration Rejected
785
ENV Section 2 2810-0100 Lovely, Joan B. Lynch Park Yes Bundle 3
Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
790
(Redraft)
ENV Section 2 2000-0100 Eldridge, James B. Department of Environmental Protection Administration Adopted YEAS 37 - NAYS 0
795
ENV Section 2 2800-0101 Brownsberger, William N. DCR Watershed Management Rejected
802
(Redraft)
ENV Section 2 2310-0200 Tarr, Bruce E. Massachusetts Aquaculture Centers Rejected
839
(Redraft)
ENV Section 2 2511-0105 Lesser, Eric P. Massachusetts Emergency Food Assistance Program Adopted YEAS 37 - NAYS 0
840
ENV Section 2 2511-0100 Rodrigues, Michael J. Homeless Animal Care and Adoption Fund Rejected
859
(Redraft)
ENV McGee, Thomas M. DCR Lease Agreement Adopted
876
(Redraft)
ENV Section 2 Rodrigues, Michael J. Water Quality Advancement and Integrated Water Integrated Water Management Rejected
887
JUD Section 2 0810-0000 Brownsberger, William N. Office of the Attorney General Rejected
896
JUD Section 2 0321-1600 Creem, Cynthia Stone MLAC Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
917
EPS Withdrawn
949
EPS deMacedo, Viriato M. Further clarifying the definition of fentanyl trafficking Rejected
950
(Redraft)
EPS Section 2 8324-0000 Flanagan, Jennifer L. On-Site Academy Yes Bundle 3
Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
977
(Redraft)
EPS Lesser, Eric P. Fair and Equitable Line of Duty Death Benefits for Public Employees Adopted
(Redraft) TRP McGee, Thomas M. Tolling Study Adopted
TRP Section 2E 1595-6369 McGee, Thomas M. MBTA Operating Transfer and Reporting Adopted