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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Adam G. Hinds Democrat - Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden

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  adam.hinds@masenate.gov

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  HD.4456 By Representative Pignatelli of Lenox and Senator Hinds, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Smitty Pignatelli and Adam G. Hinds relative to authorizing the transfer of certain land in the towns of Lee and Lenox to Edith Wharton Restoration, Inc. Municipalities and Regional Government.
  HD.4521 An Act authorizing the state retirement board to retire Chad Shimmon, a uniformed member of the town of Great Barrington Police Department, at the regular rate of compensation
S.18  SD.2050 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 18) of Adam G. Hinds for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to voting rights. Election Laws.
S.21  SD.2442 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 21) of Adam G. Hinds for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to equity in state policy. The Judiciary.
S.58  SD.2443 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 58) of Adam G. Hinds and Anne M. Gobi for legislation to promote universal access to broadband internet. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
S.71  SD.2064 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of Adam G. Hinds, Joanne M. Comerford and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to the growth of hemp. Cannabis Policy.
S.112  SD.2061 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 112) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation relative to state assistance for funeral expenses. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.113  SD.2464 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 113) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to create a special commission to study the current refugee resettlement infrastructure and ensure the successful integration of refugees in Massachusetts. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.149  SD.2063 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 149) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to establish the MassMade Program. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.209  SD.1215 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 209) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer distilleries and wineries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.210  SD.1220 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 210) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to ensure timely physician licensure. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.211  SD.2047 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 211) of Adam G. Hinds and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to provide increased access to hearing aids. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.265  SD.1219 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 265) of Adam G. Hinds, Eric P. Lesser and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to the Rural Policy Advisory Commission. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.266  SD.2451 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 266) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to provide direct investment for job creation and business expansion in rural communities. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.340  SD.1203 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 340) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to provide for increased reimbursements for special education costs. Education.
S.341  SD.2457 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 341) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to modernize student transportation. Education.
H.448  HD.2285 By Representative Pignatelli of Lenox and Senator Hinds, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 448) of Smitty Pignatelli and Adam G. Hinds (by vote of the town) relative to horse racing within the town of Great Barrington. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
S.473  SD.2049 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 473) of Adam G. Hinds, Joanne M. Comerford and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to voting rights. Election Laws.
S.474  SD.2458 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 474) of Adam G. Hinds, Erika Uyterhoeven, James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the voting rights of eligible incarcerated people. Election Laws.
S.555  SD.1201 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 555) of Adam G. Hinds and Susan L. Moran for legislation to provide for protections from chemical protections from pesticide chemical trespass in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.556  SD.1202 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 556) of Adam G. Hinds, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore and others for legislation to provide for the public health by establishing an ecologically based mosquito management program in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.557  SD.1206 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.558  SD.1209 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 558) of Adam G. Hinds and Joseph A. Boncore for legislation to protect public and private woodlands and woodlots in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.559  SD.1210 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 559) of Adam G. Hinds and John Barrett, III (by vote of the town) for legislation to establish a Greylock Glen commission. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. [Local approval received]
S.560  SD.2058 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 560) of Adam G. Hinds, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to establish the Office of Outdoor Recreation. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.561  SD.2441 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 561) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to promote and protect Massachusetts forests. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.562  SD.2461 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 562) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to reduce unnecessary destruction of forests. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.681  SD.1225 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 681) of Adam G. Hinds and Joseph A. Boncore for legislation to provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids. Financial Services.
S.682  SD.2462 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 682) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to establish a public bank of Massachusetts. Financial Services.
S.772  SD.2453 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 772) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to provide MassHealth benefits to emergency services personnel. Health Care Financing.
H.826  HD.2290 By Representative Pignatelli of Lenox and Senator Hinds, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 826) of Smitty Pignatelli and Adam G. Hinds (by vote of the town) that the town of Otis be authorized to establish recall elections in said town. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
S.887  SD.1216 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 887) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to establish a task force to study racial disparities in home ownership and reducing the wealth gap. Housing.
S.888  SD.2439 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 888) of Adam G. Hinds and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to promote affordable housing. Housing.
H.937  HD.2383 By Representative Gouveia of Acton and Senator Hinds, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 937) of Tami L. Gouveia, Adam G. Hinds and others relative to establishing an ecologically based mosquito management program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1051  SD.972 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1051) of Adam G. Hinds, Maura Healey, Carol A. Doherty, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform the hate crime statutes. The Judiciary.
S.1052  SD.1227 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1052) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to modernize time-share extension and termination procedures. The Judiciary.
S.1053  SD.2048 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1053) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to establish the right of disposition. The Judiciary.
S.1054  SD.2051 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1054) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to enhance data transparency within the prosecutorial system. The Judiciary.
S.1206  SD.1212 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to enhance worker protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1207  SD.2450 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1207) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to protect working parents during the COVID-19 emergency. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1337  SD.1218 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1337) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to improve the local infrastructure development program. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1338  SD.2056 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1338) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation relative to forest wardens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1339  SD.2454 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1339) of Adam G. Hinds and Paul W. Mark (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Charlemont to establish a tax on commercial recreation services. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local approval received]
S.1442  SD.1213 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1442) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to promote the health and well-being of mothers and infants. Public Health.
S.1443  SD.1217 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1443) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation relative to volunteer ambulance service. Public Health.
S.1444  SD.1222 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1444) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to support rural volunteer emergency medical technicians. Public Health.
S.1730  SD.2053 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1730) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to establish a study on providing absolute social security coverage for public employees. Public Service.
S.1731  SD.2054 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1731) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to establish a study on alternative retirement benefits of public employees. Public Service.
S.1875  SD.1197 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1875) of Adam G. Hinds, Suzanne M. Bump, Joanne M. Comerford, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform payments in lieu of taxes for state-owned land. Revenue.
S.1876  SD.1198 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1876) of Adam G. Hinds and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to establish the Massachusetts rural jobs act. Revenue.
S.1877  SD.1207 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1877) of Adam G. Hinds and Suzanne M. Bump for legislation to improve oversight of state government. Revenue.
S.1878  SD.1208 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1878) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to improve the affordability of child care. Revenue.
S.1879  SD.1223 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1879) of Adam G. Hinds and Lindsay N. Sabadosa for legislation to address challenges of rural zip codes and state revenue calculations. Revenue.
S.1880  SD.2445 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1880) of Adam G. Hinds, Joanne M. Comerford, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a forest carbon incentive program to enhance carbon storage on private timber lands. Revenue.
S.1881  SD.2447 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1881) of Adam G. Hinds and James B. Eldridge for legislation to promote accountability in tax expenditures. Revenue.
S.1882  SD.2448 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1882) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to establish a truth, racial healing, and transformation trust fund. Revenue.
S.1883  SD.2455 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1883) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to establish a universal basic income pilot program. Revenue.
S.2065  SD.1199 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2065) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to extend the lifespan of permits held at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2066  SD.1205 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2066) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to support educational collaboratives. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2067  SD.1211 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 2067) of Adam G. Hinds and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to establish a needs assessment of municipal public safety and security facilities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2068  SD.1214 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2068) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to require the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination to include representatives of the LGBTQ community. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2069  SD.2046 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2069) of Adam G. Hinds and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to establish 413 Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2070  SD.2444 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2070) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to establish a public protection division within the department of revenue. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2071  SD.2446 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2071) of Adam G. Hinds, Tami L. Gouveia and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to promote racial equity within state government. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2187  SD.1200 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2187) of Adam G. Hinds, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to MassSAVE for vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2188  SD.1224 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2188) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation relative to the Department of Public Utilities' proceedings and gas pipelines. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2189  SD.2055 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2189) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation relative to public utilities that operate in public rights of way. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2190  SD.2059 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2190) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to provide oversight to leverage economic security in rural Massachusetts. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2191  SD.2449 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2191) of Adam G. Hinds and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to promote energy storage systems. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2192  SD.2459 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2192) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to further the adoption of electric vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2193  SD.2460 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2193) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to further our commitment to non-carbon emitting energy sources. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2243  SD.1204 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2243) of Adam G. Hinds, Anne M. Gobi, Joanne M. Comerford, Adam J. Scanlon and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand membership opportunities in local cultural councils. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2244  SD.1226 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2244) of Adam G. Hinds, Mary S. Keefe, James B. Eldridge and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to establish a Massachusetts Public Arts Program. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2333  SD.1221 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2333) of Adam G. Hinds, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Diana DiZoglio, Adam J. Scanlon and others for legislation to authorize Massachusetts Fallen Firefighter Memorial motorcycle license plates. Transportation.
S.2334  SD.2052 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2334) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation relative to school bus safety. Transportation.
S.2335  SD.2060 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2335) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to promote bicycle safety. Transportation.
S.2337  SD.2452 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2337) of Adam G. Hinds and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to unpaved roads. Transportation.
S.2338  SD.2456 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2338) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to finance the Chapter 90 local road program. Transportation.
S.2339  SD.2463 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2339) of Adam G. Hinds and Eric P. Lesser for legislation relative to electronic toll payments. Transportation.
S.2513  SD.2737 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2513) of Adam G. Hinds and Natalie M. Blais (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the select board of the town of Goshen. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local approval received]
H.2637  HD.249 By Representative Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Hinds, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2637) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and Adam G. Hinds that the State Retirement Board be authorized to permit June Tooley to purchase certain creditable service for retirement purposes. Public Service.
H.2757  HD.2280 By Representative Pignatelli of Lenox and Senator Hinds, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2757) of Smitty Pignatelli and Adam G. Hinds (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize elected officers in the town of Lee to serve on the board of public works of said town. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2758  HD.2333 By Representative Pignatelli of Lenox and Senator Hinds, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2758) of Smitty Pignatelli and Adam G. Hinds (by vote of the town) relative to authorizing the town of Sandisfield to continue the employment of employees subject to mandatory retirement. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3081  HD.3210 By Representative Uyterhoeven of Somerville and Senator Hinds, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3081) of Erika Uyterhoeven and Adam G. Hinds for leglsiation to establish a tax on local revenues from digital advertising. Revenue.
H.3140  HD.251 By Representative Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Hinds, a joint petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3140) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Adam G. Hinds and others for an investigation by the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance of the ability to pay for costs associated public safety and security facilities in certain cities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3859  HD.4234 By Representative Blais of Sunderland and Senator Hinds, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3859) of Natalie M. Blais and Adam G. Hinds (by vote of the town) relative to changing the board of selectmen of the town of Plainfield to a select board. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4092  HD.4434 By Representative Pignatelli of Lenox and Senator Hinds, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4092) of Smitty Pignatelli and Adam G. Hinds (by vote of the town) relative to establishing an open town meeting in the town of Lee. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4097  HD.4439 By Representative Pignatelli of Lenox and Senator Hinds, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4097) of Smitty Pignatelli and Adam G. Hinds (by vote of the town) that the town of West Stockbridge be authorized to continue the employment of Steven Traver as chief of the fire department of said town. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2336  SD.2440 By Mr. Hinds (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2336) of Karen Christensen for legislation to fund a study of passenger service on the housatonic rail line. Transportation. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.